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2014-07-31 12:22:04

CHICAGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Greg Smith will speak at the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference in New York City on Aug. 14 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Visit http://wsw.com/webcast/jeff84/ba to access a link to the live broadcast of the conference. Individuals should check the website prior to the session to ensure access to the audio stream. Contact: Boeing Communications(312) 544-2002 SOURCE Boeing

2014-07-31 08:21:32

iPad-based enhancements optimized for iOS 7 to improve pilot user experience OSHKOSH, Wis., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EAA AIRVENTURE -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, recently introduced new features and functionality for Mobile FliteDeck version 2.6 to enhance situational awareness and simplify access to flight information. The iPad-based cockpit solution now features a refreshed iOS 7-based design and provides general and small business aviation pilots...

2014-07-31 08:21:31

Part of ten coverage options, full U.S. IFR coverage now available with a $299 annual data subscription OSHKOSH, Wis., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EAA AIRVENTURE -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, today introduced a new structure for Mobile FliteDeck data subscriptions, to simplify the flying experience for general aviation pilots. Pilots using Mobile FliteDeck on iPad now have ten global coverage options for IFR navigation data services offered at a lower...

2014-07-31 00:20:22

ANA renews long-haul fleet with 777X, 787-9, 777-300ER TOKYO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA] and All Nippon Airways (ANA) today finalized an order for 40 widebody airplanes - 20 777-9Xs, 14 787-9 Dreamliners and six 777-300ERs (Extended Range) - as part of the airline's strategic long-haul fleet renewal plan. The order, valued at approximately $13 billion at list prices, was originally announced as a commitment in March. "The aircraft we have selected will enable...

2014-07-30 12:22:31

EVERETT, Wash., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today that final assembly of the 787-10, the newest and longest member of the 787 Dreamliner family of airplanes, will take place exclusively in North Charleston, S.C. Boeing will continue to assemble both 787-8s and 787-9s in Everett, Wash., and North Charleston. Design of the 787-10 is underway in Everett, with final assembly of the first 787-10 scheduled to begin in South Carolina in 2017. "We looked at all...

2014-07-30 08:21:34

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems' Landing Systems business marked a major milestone recently when it delivered its 5,000(th) set of landing gear for a Next-Generation 737 to Boeing. The gear components were delivered from their final integration site, the Landing Systems facility in Everett, Washington. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The Everett facility supports the Boeing production line through...

2014-07-30 00:20:18

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior representatives from international navies, Coast Guards and governments will be speaking at the 12th Annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance congress, a two-day conference addressing the challenges which have emerged over the past 12 months, including illegal immigration, counter piracy, smuggling, drug interdiction operations and EEZ protection. http://www.maritimerecon.com/news The conference, hosted by...

2014-07-30 00:20:16

1.1 million new airline pilots, technicians needed worldwide over next 20 years OSHKOSH, Wis., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) is forecasting continued strong growth in demand for commercial aviation pilots and maintenance technicians as the global fleet expands over the next 20 years. Boeing's 2014 Pilot and Technician Outlook, released today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, projects that between 2014 and 2033, the world's aviation system will require: -- 533,000 new...

2014-07-29 08:22:15

U.S. Air Force AFSPC-4 mission to Provide High-Altitude Surveillance ARLINGTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Multiple ATK (NYSE: ATK) technologies supported the third successful launch in 2014 of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Yesterday's launch, the AFSPC-4 mission included two satellites and one secondary payload. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130752 ATK's contributions to AFSPC-4 and Delta IV include cutting-edge...

United Launch Alliance
2014-07-29 04:20:28

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the AFSPC-4 mission for the U.S. Air Force on July 28 at 7:28 p.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex-37. This is ULA's eighth launch in 2014, and the 85(th) successful launch since the company was formed in December 2006. "The ULA team is proud to have delivered the twin Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) spacecraft to orbit today,"...


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