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  • Satellite launched
    Air Force launches communications satellite
    The U.S. Air Forcelate July 23 launched the seventh in a series of high-capacity communications satellites that are designed to support U.S. and allied troops around the world.The Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-7) spacecraft lifted off at 8:07 p.m....
  • Launch delayed
    Weather delays launch of Air Force communication satellite
    The threat of bad weather, including heavy thunderstorms and high winds, has delayed the launch of the U.S. Air Force’s seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-7) satellite, the Air Force and rocket builderUnited Launch Alliance (ULA) have...
  • Clinton Foundation donor violated sanctions: Tried to sell Boeing jets to Iran
    Clinton Foundation donor violated sanctions: Tried to sell Boeing jets to Iran
    While Secretary of State John Kerry feverishly works the negotiating tables in Vienna trying to secure a nuclear deal with the Iranians, news surfaces, once again, of the Iranian businessman who donated thousands of dollars to the Clinton...
  • Boeing patents an engine run by laser generated fusion explosions
    Boeing patents an engine run by laser generated fusion explosions
    Boeing has had a patent approved for an aircraft engine that uses laser generated nuclear fusion as a power source, according to a Friday story in Business Insider. The idea is already generating a great deal of controversy, according to the left...
  • Boeing South Carolina donates $100K to victim’s families in Charleston massacre
    Boeing South Carolina donates $100k to victim’s families in Charleston massacre
    As one of the most generous steward’s in the Charleston community, it took Boeing just hours to contribute $100,000 to the fund set up to assist the families of those who were gunned down at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal...
  • Boeing to start work on AH-6i light gunship facility later this year
    Boeing to start work on AH-6i light gunship facility later this year
    Boeing Defense, Space & Security has gone big at the 2015 Paris Air Show and today they announced plans to build a production line for its light gunship, the AH-6i. Maiden flight for the new helicopter was made in May. The “Little Bird...
  • Paris Air Show unveils latest technology
    Paris Air Show unveils latest technology
    Opening day Monday at the week-long Paris Air Show and the Boulevard Périphérique is slow-to-stop, bumper-to-bumper traffic heading out of The City of Light to it.And that's before it is even opened to the general public, which doesn't...
  • Space flight
    Air Force to launch X-37B spaceplane
    The U.S. Air Force plans to launch its unmanned X-37B experimental spaceplane for the fourth time May 20.The Boeing-built X-37B, which heads to space like a satellite and lands on a runway like an airplane, will lift off aboard a United Launch...
  • Patrol jet
    Boeing sells jet trainer to Australian military
    U.S. aerospace giant Boeingannounced May 7 that it has sold a training system to the Royal Australian Air Force for that country's future fleet of P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft.The contract marks the first international sale of the...
  • FAA Boeing Dreamliner nightmare: Software glitch could cut power mid-flight
    FAA Boeing Dreamliner nightmare: Software glitch could cut power mid-flight
    According to the FAA, the Boeing Dreamliner 787 could lose all power in mid-flight, causing pilots to lose control. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced on Friday that due to a software glitch, all 787s could potentially lose...
  • Elon Musk unveils the company's new manned spacecraft, The Dragon V2
    Boeing, SpaceX scramble to line up private customers for commercial spacecraft
    One of the criticisms of NASA’s commercial crew program is that it has positioned the space agency to be not only the primary investor but also the sole customer of the two spacecraft being developed by the finalists, SpaceX and Boeing. The...
  • Boeing’s Propulsion South Carolina facility holds grand opening, Palmetto Commerce Park
    Boeing’s Propulsion South Carolina facility holds grand opening
    A group of steel drummers from Pye Elementary School added musical entertainment yesterday for the ribbon-cutting of Boeing’s new Propulsion South Carolina facility in Palmetto Commerce Park in North Charleston. The new 225,000-square-foot...
  • No competition for new Air Force One, Boeing gets the deal
    No competition for new Air Force One, Boeing gets the deal
    Boeing reported this morning that they secured a $51 million contract to sustain support for the guidance system for Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles. But that wasn’t the Boeing news most Americans heard. Boeing also inked...
  • Presidential plane
    Boeing to build new Air Force One
    The Boeing 747-8 will be the next presidential transport aircraft known as Air Force One, the U.S. Air Force announced late Jan. 28.The Air Force, which operates Air Force One, said it made the selection after evaluating the Airbus A380, made in...
  • SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveils the company's new manned spacecraft, The Dragon V2
    NASA commercial crew space flight test schedule announced for 2016, 2017
    According to a Monday story in Reuters, NASA and the space agency’s two commercial spaceflight partners, SpaceX and Boeing, have announced a schedule for the first American crewed spaceflights since the space shuttle last flew in 2011....
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