Boeing Insists On Long Game In Aircraft Development

NASA Sustainable Flight Demonstrator

Boeing has been selected to develop and flight-test the full-scale NASA Sustainable Flight Demonstrator, a transonic truss-braced wing aircraft. Fuel burn could be 30% below that of today’s aircraft.

Credit: Boeing
When Boeing might launch its next new aircraft has been the subject of much industry debate. If anyone doubted the direction the company is taking, President and CEO David Calhoun set the record straight as Boeing prepared for the Paris Air Show, the industry’s top event this year. The company’s...

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