December 2007/January 2008
Volume 06, Issue 08
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'Best for the mission'

IDS representatives aren’t the only ones talking about how the Boeing KC-767 tanker best meets the needs of the U.S. Air Force. Also expressing their support for the Boeing solution are U.S. congressmen and senators, and those with a technical background.


'Best for the mission' Beverly Knowac photo

'Flagship for compassion'

The C-17 Globemaster III can be converted quickly into a high-tech, flying intensive care unit that transports wounded troops. Indeed, the C-17 is part of the reason why aeromedical evacuation operations have a survival rate today of 96 percent for wounded troops who can be airlifted to a hospital.


'Flagship for compassion'U.S. Air Force photo BY Master Sgt. John E. Lasky

In their thoughts

Aviation Training International Limited, a Boeing–Agusta Westland joint venture company, is making sure that pilots and ground crews for the British Army’s Apache AH MK1 attack helicopter are getting the training they need to succeed. The importance of this task isn’t lost on ATIL instructors.


In their thoughts BOB FERGUSON PHOTO

Cue the camera

When the European Space Agency’s newest cargo spacecraft docks with the International Space Station in February, it will use a new digital video docking system designed in part by Boeing.


Cue the camera European Space Agency image