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  1. OPINION: Max success poses challenge for PoseidonRead the original story

    May 4, 2018 | Flight Global

    For many nations, the ability to perform effective maritime surveillance from the air is an essential requirement, and one that is likely to become even more critical where territorial disputes risk flaring up, such as in parts of the Asia-Pacific region. As the newest kid on the block, Boeing's 737-800A-based P-8 Poseidon is today's gold-standard product, with the US Navy relying on the type, along with A export buyers Australia and India, who will soon be followed by European customers Norway and the UK.

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  2. Boeing plans affordability changes for new wave of P-8 ordersRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | Flight Global

    As Boeing assembles the 100th P-8 Poseidon in Renton, Washington, the company is laying the groundwork to secure dozens of new orders by revamping the design and production process to reduce costs. "We think we'll build another 100 of them," says Carl Lang, Boeing's deputy programme manager for the 737-800A, which is modified to become the anti-submarine warfare as the P-8.

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  3. Boeing's 10,000th 737 delivered to Air CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | Flight Global

    Air Canada on 28 March received the 10,000th 737 delivered by Boeing since the twin-engined, single-aisle programme launched 53 years ago. The landmark delivery happened to involve the company's latest product, the 737 Max 8, one of 10 major variants of the aircraft, including commercial, military and private versions, still in active production.

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  4. Boeing delivers first 737 Max 9 to Thai Lion AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Flight Global

    Ten months after handing over the first 737 Max 8, Boeing has now delivered the second major variant in re-engined single-aisle family with Thai Lion Air taking the first 737-9 in a 21 March ceremony in Renton, Washington. The stretched single-aisle powered by CFM International Leap-1B engines completed a 10-month certification effort in January, clearing the way for the Lion Air subsidiary to accept the first aircraft from Boeing.

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  5. Boeing starts assembling first Max 7Read the original story

    Nov 23, 2017 | Flight Global

    The first Max 7 flight-test aircraft is now loaded into a final-assembly position inside Boeing's single-aisle production centre in Renton, Washington, the airframer confirmed in a Twitter posting on 22 November. Final assembly begins after a completed fuselage arrives from Spirit AeroSystems.

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  6. Boeing starts building first 737 Max 7Read the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | Flight Global

    Boeing workers are now building components for the 737 Max 7, the third of five major variants planned for the re-engined narrowbody, the company announces on 4 October. The first 19.8m wing spar for the 737-7 entered Boeing's production system this week at the Renton, Washington, factory complex.

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