December 2006/January 2007
Volume 05, Issue 8
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Keep up the pace

Boeing and two joint-venture partners took the first in a series of steps planned to help China prepare for its growing demand for air travel, with a ceremonial groundbreaking in October for Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services Company, Ltd.


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Less paper, greater efficiency

Here’s a look at Online Work Instructions. It’s a new, Boeing-designed paperless system that’s making life easier for Commercial Airplanes mechanics and inspectors—and it’s saving Boeing and its customers time and money.


Less paper, greater efficiency Jim Anderson photo

Phoenix rising

Nippon Cargo Airlines, a Japan-based cargo carrier, is buying several 747 freighters. In fact, it’s one of the launch customers for the 747-8 Freighter. Its purchase plan represents the latest step in Boeing’s relationship with NCA—and illustrates how Boeing works to help its customers succeed.


Phoenix rising ED TURNER PHOTO

Engineered for success

The 787 Program and other development projects teamed this year to address an emergent shortage of engineers with composite skills. The result: the Composite–Virtual Resource Center.


Engineered for success Jim Anderson photo