A message from John Tracy, senior vice president, Engineering, Operations & Technology
When the rubber meets the ramp
Flight test teams shake out the performance of Boeing aircraft to make sure the vehicles operate perfectly under any conditions.
Getting it right at the beginning
How can Boeing avoid problems in the development of crucial programs that will one day be the lifeblood of the company? Today’s focus on development process excellence provides an answer.
Alaska’s winter cold presents special challenges for Boeing employees working on America’s front line in missile defense.
New step in R&D
As part of its long-term growth and productivity initiatives, Boeing has recently formalized a strategic process to maximize the yield of its enterprise R&D investments and ensure they are properly balanced to meet the company’s near- and long-term needs.
Through a looking glass clearly
A policy of transparency and openness at Boeing Operations is leading to speedy problem-solving, greater efficiency—and millions of dollars worth of savings.
Across Boeing, engineers, technologists and manufacturing people are helping the company to meet its commitments to customers. Here’s a look at a few of these teammates.
Terra firma testing
It’s a 75-ton “airplane” that never leaves the ground. But the new systems Integrated Test Vehicle will help the 787 to become airborne.
Boeing is becoming more nimble, global and efficient through the deployment of standard processes and systems.
The first … and the best
Wong Tsu, a native of China, was Boeing’s first engineer. He helped put the company on a sound footing.
Commercial Airplanes and Phantom Works engineers are developing a technology for smooth—and tailored—airplane landings at congested airports that promises considerable cost savings for airlines.
These employees are continuing to build Boeing’s technical reputation inside and outside the company by receiving new awards from their industry peers.
The Phantom Works’ Automated Aerial Refueling Program team