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Ode to the 757.

September 13, 2022 WHAT BOEING NEEDS to develop isn’t an expensive brand-new long-range widebody. What it requires to develop is a substitute for the 757. When it debuted in the very early 1980s, the twin-engined 757 led its time, and also it took place to market fairly well up until the assembly line shut fifteen …

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April 14, 2022 I’M SUPPOSED to see the much talked-about docudrama, “Downfall,” concerning Boeing and also the 737 MAX farce, and also record back to you with my ideas. The program maintains appearing in my Netflix stream. I finish up enjoying “Better Call Saul” rather. As a basic regulation I avoid aviation-related programs. Certainly they’re …

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The China Eastern 737 Crash

March 22, 2022 FIRST THINGS FIRST, it’s important to employ my usual post-crash disclaimer: When planes go down, initial speculation is often misguided and wrong. Early clues that appear straightforward and revealing turn out to be complicated and unclear. All we know for certain is that China Eastern flight 5735 was cruising at 29,000 feet …

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Boeing Expands The Test Program Of The Loyal Wingman Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Australia

The Airpower Teaming System unmanned aircraft photographed during its second flight. (Photo: Australian MoD via Boeing) A second aircraft joined the flight test campaign, while the first one performed its second flight. Boeing Australia recently announced that it has expanded the flight-test program of the Airpower Teaming System, also known as Loyal Wingman, that it …

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MQ-25 Stingray Tests Move Forward With First F-35C Lightning II Air-To-Air Refueling

An MQ-25 test asset, known as T1, conducts its first aerial refueling test flight with an F-35C Lightning II Sept. 13 near MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Mascoutah, Illinois.  (Photo courtesy of Boeing) Following the F/A-18F Super Hornet and the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, the unmanned MQ-25 tanker was now tested in conjunction with the F-35, …

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The MQ-25 Performs The First Aerial Refueling Between An Unmanned Tanker And Manned Receiver Aircraft

The MQ-25 T1 test asset refuels a Navy F/A-18 during a flight June 4 at MidAmerica Airport in Illinois. This flight demonstrated that the MQ-25 Stingray can fulfill its tanker mission using the Navy’s standard probe-and-drogue aerial refueling method. (Photo courtesy of Boeing) The new MQ-25 unmanned tanker achieved the important milestone by refueling a …