Boeing’s new 787: Better late than never?

Boeing has finally delivered its new 787 Dreamliner to All Nippon Airways of Japan, more than three years after the firms initial agreed-upon delivery date.

Its tardiness shouldnt discount the fact that its a technological tour de force.
The 787 is made of composites rather than aluminum, which makes it far lighter than competitors. Thats good for a 20 percent reduction in fuel consumption. For a midsize plane “ it will most commonl

Source:
http://motherboard.tv/2011/9/29/the-composite-efficiency-of-boeing-s-787

Wrong Button Sends Boeing 737 ANA Jet Nearly Upside Down

An investigation has shown that All Nippon Airways narrowly escaped a catastrophe earlier this month when its plane almost flipped over, at the touch of a button. (Watch a video of the mishap compiled via computer images on the transportation ministrys site).

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http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2011/09/29/wrong-button-sends-ana-jet-upside-down/

Boeing Debuts Stunning New 747-8I at the Paris Air Show [Pics]

Just before the show kicked off at Le Bourget Airport, Boeing announced that orders had been placed for 17 of the new passenger jet

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http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/06/boeing-debuts-stunning-new-747-8i-at-the-paris-air-show-1/240911/