This is another in a series of articles focusing on how Boeing employees are helping the company with its commitment to environmental stewardship. Read how a Boeing team known as the Green Hornets helped chart a new course for how shipping companies do business with Boeing.
A common tool used by dentists is helping Boeing technicians
in a Seattle lab be more efficient in preparing material
for the tiny strain gages that are used to record the effects
of stress on the material. The dental sander is also saving
wear and tear on their hands.
An estimated 36,300 airplanes will be crisscrossing the
skies by 2029, according to Boeing’s Current Market
Outlook. That’s almost double the 2009 number. But
significant improvements must be made in air traffic management
to handle a more crowded sky. Three Boeing leaders in this
business talked with Frontiers about the path ahead.