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Boeing Q1 financial report shows income up despite Dreamliner woes

Boeing Q1 financial report shows income up despite Dreamliner woes

Boeing has revealed its financial data for the first quarter of this year, showing an increase in profits despite problems with its grounded 787 Dreamliner. Net income hit $1.1 billion, up a fair amount from $923 million in 2012. Revenue, however, dipped 2.5-percent to $18.9 billion, largely in part due to the Dreamliner problem, something Reuters says investors have most ignored because of the way it was handled. After revealing the quarterly earnings, shares rose 3.4-percent.

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Boeing completes launch vehicle adapter preliminary design review

Boeing completes launch vehicle adapter preliminary design review

NASA partner Boeing has announced that it has completed its launch vehicle adapter preliminary design review. The launch vehicle adapter is the component of Boeing's rocket design that would attach a crew capsule to the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. The completion of the preliminary design review is one of six performance milestones Boeing has to complete for this particular device.

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Boeing completes first 787 test flight following battery investigation

Boeing completes first 787 test flight following battery investigation

It's been quite a dramatic beginning for the 787 Dreamliner, probably one that Boeing and the airlines weren't hoping for, but reoccurring failures to the lithium-ion batteries in several 787 aircrafts resulted in the entire fleet getting ground in order to investigate the issue. However, after a few weeks of investigating and troubleshooting, Boeing has completed its first flight of the 787 following the grounding.

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Boeing 787 investigations making progress, but there’s no rush

Boeing 787 investigations making progress, but there’s no rush

Boeing and the FAA ended up grounding all of its 787 Dreamliners last month due to multiple reports of battery failures. Both US-based and international airlines ended up grounding the entire 787 fleet in order to get to the bottom of the issue, and while investigators are making progress into the failed battery problems, they say that there's no rush and no pressure to get it done as soon as possible.

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