THE MAGNIFICENT 7s
It’s an impressive lineup of excellence -- Boeing’s
7-series jetliners. In 10 pages of photos, meet some of the thousands
of men and women on the Boeing production lines who, with skill,
experience and dedication, make the company’s commercial
jets at two huge plants in the Seattle area.
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Cleared for takeoff
A flight demonstration in Australia for a potential customer
considering the company’s 737 Airborne Early Warning & Control
aircraft looked like it might not happen due to export-control
challenges. That’s when a “One Boeing” team
went to work. The result: a global working-together effort that
allowed the demonstration flight to take place as planned.
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Defense, Space & Security
As Boeing continues to grow its important services business,
the company is looking to provide solutions for an electric power
industry that is undergoing a significant transformation. The
industry wants smarter, more secure and more efficient power
grids, and that’s a good fit for Boeing’s technical
talent and broad knowledge base, including cybersecurity and
large-scale systems integration.
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Operations & Technology
Across Boeing, employees are finding creative ways to improve safety in the workplace, helping the company meet its goal of reducing the number of injury cases that result in lost work by 25 percent by 2013. This article looks at what employees at three Boeing sites -- St. Louis, Renton, Wash., and Fishermans Bend, Australia -- have done to deliver on safety. It includes an interview with Mary Armstrong, Boeing vice president of Environment, Health and Safety.
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Shaping flight together
Boeing and Lufthansa have had a close working relationship for 50 years, since the German airline entered the jet age in 1960 with the delivery of its first Boeing 707. Lufthansa has played a significant role in the design of a number of Boeing jets since, including the 737 and the 747-400. That relationship continues today: Lufthansa is the launch customer for Boeing’s new 747-8 Intercontinental.
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