February 2009
Volume 07, Issue 09
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Fixed in a jiffy

Engineers from Commercial Airplanes' Material and Process Technology organization are using agile development methods to design and implement solutions to local challenges. Here's how this works and why it's helping employees get work done faster and more efficiently than ever.


Fixed in a jiffy Marian Lockhart /Boeing

Just like the real thing

Meet ZA000, the 787 Dreamliner's virtual understudy. ZA000 isn't an airplane; instead, it's a network of labs at the Integrated Aircraft System Laboratory. This setup lets the Test & Evaluation team more quickly and efficiently validate its work integrating the 787's systems and components.


Just like the real thing JIM ANDERSON/BOEING

When history was made

Forty years ago this month, the Boeing 747 took to the skies for the first time. Since then, the program has delivered more than 1,400 airplanes to customers around the world. Next up for the team: the 747-8 Freighter and 747-8 Intercontinental passenger airplane.


When history was madeBoeing Archives