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Boeing Delivers 1st In-Seat Video System on Next-Generation 737

SEATTLE, Sept. 6-- The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) recently delivered the first Next-Generation 737 equipped with an in-seat video entertainment system. The airplane, a Jet Airways 737-800, has 7-inch video monitors mounted in the back of every seat in economy class and 9-inch video monitors mounted in the seat arms in business class. The system offers passengers audio and video on-demand movies,...

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Boeing KC-767A Tanker Logs 100th Test Flight

ST. LOUIS, July 13 / -- The Boeing (NYSE:BA) KC-767A Tanker reached another significant milestone this week when it logged its 100th test flight. The accomplishment occurred while performing U.S. Federal Aviation Administration certification stall and climb testing in Seattle, Wash. To date, the tanker has accumulated about 330 flight hours in its extensive flight test program. Completing 100...

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Livery Change Enhances Airplane Performance

SEATTLE, July 10 / -- The Boeing (NYSE:BA) 787 program has made a subtle but important change to the airplane's livery to enhance airplane performance. By developing a method for maintaining a smooth flow of air -- called laminar flow -- over more area on the 787 nacelle inlet, Boeing is able to reduce aircraft drag and fuel consumption. The 787 nacelle has a tightly controlled smooth surface to...

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Software facilitates digital map production.

Supporting JPEG 2000, SoftPlotter® v4.1 features Digital Globe QuickBird sensor support for panchromatic and multispectral imagery, which offers users full, rigorous sensor models and triangulation support. Support for Intergraph Z/I DMC, Vexcel UltraCAM, and Airborne Data Systems digital cameras allows users to process imagery directly from devices. Multi-window capability enables all...

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