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Boeing Unveils Hydrogen-Powered Drone That Can Stay Airborne For Days

A new Boeing unmanned drone powered by liquid-hydrogen and designed to stay airborne for days has completed its first autonomous flight at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base. During the 28-minute flight, the Phantom Eye reached an altitude of 4,080 feet (1,244 meters) with a cruising speed of 62 knots […]

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Boeing's V-22 Osprey is Saved From Budget Cuts

Boeing’s V-22 Osprey program escaped the federal budget chopping block once again after local members of the U.S. House of Representatives voiced opposition about an amendment that would have stripped funding for the tilt-rotor aircraft. The amendment was presented by U.S. Reps. Mike Quigley, D-Ill., and Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., to House Resolution 4310, the National […]

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First C-17 in AF Takes Last Flight Over Skies of Edwards

The U.S. Air Force Edwards Air Force Base issued the following news release: Team Edwards and the C-17 Integrated Test Team at the 418th Flight Test Squadron recently bid the U.S. Air Force's first C-17 Globemaster III (S/N 87-0025) a final farewell as it departed Edwards April 23 to make its final ferry flight to […]

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First U.S. Commercial Flight of GEnx-Powered Dreamliner Lands in Boston

April 24, 2012 - A GEnx-powered Boeing 787 Dreamliner made the first U.S. commercial landing in Boston Sunday afternoon. The flight launched a new nonstop route between Asia and Boston operated by Japan Airlines. JAL took possession of two Dreamliners last month in Seattle and will soon open a second new nonstop Dreamliner route between […]

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