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  1. On This Day: Tobacco companies settle flight attendant suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | UPI

    ... party would head into exile in 1949 following defeat at the hands of the Communists. In 1933, a United Airlines Boeing 247 is destroyed by sabotage, the first such proven case in the history of commercial aviation. In 1956, no sign of compromise ...

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  2. Beating up on Boeing is bad for CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | The Globe and Mail

    Justin Trudeau has been far from conciliatory in his dispute with Boeing. "We won't do business with a company that is busy trying to sue us and put our aerospace workers out of business," the Prime Minister said at a press conference on Monday.

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  3. Air Canada's Lockheed 10-A Takes To The SkiesRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    ... Lockheed L-10A Electra was designed in the mid-1930s by the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, to compete against the Boeing 247 and the Douglas DC?2. This was Lockheed's first all?metal twin engine aircraft design, and was first flown on February 23rd, ...

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  4. Boeing's First Flying FortressRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Flight Journal

    On 8 August 1934, the U.S. Army Air Corps entered a proposal for a multi-engine bomber to replace the Martin B-10. Looking for a bomber capable of reinforcing the air forces in Hawaii, Panama, and Alaska, the USAAF's requirements stated that it needed to carry a useful bomb load at an altitude of 10,000 feet for ten hours with a top speed of at least 200 mph.

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  5. Ruffer LLP Buys McKesson Corp, Oracle Corp, Tenaris SA, Sells Exxon Mobil Corp, Microsoft Corp, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | GuruFocus.com

    London, X0, based Investment company Ruffer LLP buys McKesson Corp, Oracle Corp, Tenaris SA, Wheaton Precious Metals Corp, Walt Disney Co, Kinross Gold Corp, US Bancorp, Goldcorp Inc, Barrick Gold Corp, DRDGold, sells Exxon Mobil Corp, Microsoft Corp, Boeing Co, Lennar Corp, Emerson Electric Co during the 3-months ended 2017-06-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Ruffer LLP. As of 2017-06-30, Ruffer LLP owns 70 stocks with a total value of $2.1 billion.

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  6. Contracts For Aug. 1, 2017Read the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Lockheed Martin Global Inc., Owego, New York, is being awarded $158,500,000 for modification P00006 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract . This modification for Phase 2 mission system refresh efforts includes upgrades to the mission computers, acoustic equipment, armament/ordnance systems, and displays and controls on eight P-3C aircraft for the government of Germany under the Foreign Military Sales program.

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  7. The biggest airplanes in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Digital Trends

    The biggest airplanes in the world are strange, beautiful monsters. They're built for weird purposes, end up in odd jobs, and belong to a tight circle where each project is more impressive than the last.

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  8. Nasa releases hundreds of old research videos to YouTubeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Daily Mail

    From an explosive Boeing 720 crash to a plane flying with inflatable WINGS: Nasa releases treasure trove of old research videos to YouTube One clip shows a solar-powered aircraft while another shows an explosive Boeing 720 crash used to test a new fuel Some of the machines the agency has created, such as the Apollo moon landing craft or Curiosity Mars rover, have achieved things scientists would have thought impossible just a century ago. Other Nasa machines have been less successful, and often foray into the outright bizarre - such as a plane with inflatable wings, or a glider launched via helicopter.

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  9. Boeing reveals larger 737 Max 10 planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | UPI

    Boeing Inc. on Monday revealed its extended-length 737 Max 10 model with the aim to directly compete with Airbus's A321 series. The new, stretched plane can carry between 180 and 230 passengers, more than its predecessor, the Max 9. The single-aisle design is the layout preferred by most airlines in a market dominated by Airbus SAS; in sales of single-aisle planes, Airbus' A321neo model outsells Boeing's, globally, by five to one.

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  10. Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. Cuts Position in Boeing CoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | Daily Political

    Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. decreased its position in shares of Boeing Co by 0.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 36,463 shares of the aircraft producer's stock after selling 305 shares during the period.

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  11. American Airlines cuts economy legroom in new 737s arriving later this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Stuff.co.nz

    The company will shrink the space between most rows to 76 centimetres on its newest Boeing 737 jetliners, spokesman Joshua Freed said Wednesday. That's 2.5cm less than on its existing 737-800 planes.

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  12. American cuts coach legroom in new 737s arriving later this yearRead the original story

    May 3, 2017 | The Gazette

    The company will shrink the space between most rows to 30 inches on its newest Boeing 737 jetliners, spokesman Joshua Freed said Wednesday. That's an inch less than on its existing 737-800 planes.

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  13. American Airlines Plans to Squeeze You In Even TighterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Boeing Co. 737 jetliners, spokesman Joshua Freed said Wednesday. That's an inch less than on its existing 737-800 planes.

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  14. General Warns of Need to Boost Airlift CapacityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Fox News

    The Air Force projects its muscle through fighter jets, bombers and drones. But without tankers, those aircraft are short on flight time.

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  15. In airline laptop ban, some in Turkey see commercial agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Star Online

    As Istanbul builds a massive new airport and Turkish Airlines pursues aggressive route expansion, some in Turkey see the ban on large carry-on electronics on U.S. and Britain-bound flights as a ploy to undermine their aviation industry. The U.S. and British decisions to forbid devices bigger than a cellphone in the cabin on flights from several Middle East and North African states could hit Istanbul particularly hard, after years building up its position as an international hub.

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  16. In airline laptop ban, some in Turkey see commercial agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    As Istanbul builds a massive new airport and Turkish Airlines pursues aggressive route expansion, some in Turkey see the ban on large carry-on electronics on U.S. and Britain-bound flights as a ploy to undermine their aviation industry. A passenger places her computer in her suitcase before the British Airways check-in desk at Ataturk International airport in Istanbul, Turkey, March 23, 2017.

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  17. Asiana Airlines prepares for first A350 XWB delivery in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Air Transport World

    South Korean carrier Asiana Airlines is getting ready to take delivery of its first of 22 Airbus A350-900s in April. "We expect delivery of four A350s in 2017.

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  18. Burney Co. Purchases 5,231 Shares of Boeing CoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Daily Political

    Burney Co. boosted its position in shares of Boeing Co by 18.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC.

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  19. In the Museum: The Original AirlinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | Air & Space

    When Boeing introduced its 787 Dreamliner, which was delivered to its first customer last September, the company may have been hoping for a reprise of its experience with an earlier revolutionary design. The Museum's Boeing 247-D is displayed with two sets of markings: The right side reflects its time with United Air Lines; the left, the aircraft's 1934 air racing history.

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  20. Boeing Company (The) (BA) Shares Sold by Johnson Financial Group Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | IntersportsWire

    Johnson Financial Group Inc. cut its stake in shares of Boeing Company by 4.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission . The institutional investor owned 13,538 shares of the aircraft producer's stock after selling 568 shares during the period.

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