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Boeing unveils Dreamliner 787 with Android-based entertainment systems

Boeing unveils Dreamliner 787 with Android-based entertainment systems

Boeing is making better use of today's mobile technology by integrating it into its aircraft, starting with rolling it all into the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner. A Qatar Airways Boeing was unveiled at the Farnborough Airshow in the UK this week showing off its new Android-based entertainment system. Over 850 planes will be equipped with two types of in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) solutions--the Thales TopSeries Avant and the Panasonic eX3.

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Boeing hits new milestone for Crew Space Transportation spacecraft

Boeing hits new milestone for Crew Space Transportation spacecraft

SpaceX has its Dragon capsule in orbit right now, and testing is apparently going very well. One of SpaceX's competitors to get NASA business taking astronauts and cargo into Earth orbit is aerospace giant Boeing. Boeing is also working on its own capsule for crew and cargo called the CST-100. That Boeing space capsule has reached a milestone this week with the successful completion of the software Preliminary Design Review.

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner now running US passenger flights

Boeing 787 Dreamliner now running US passenger flights

For the first time, Boeing's amazing 787 Dreamliner aircraft landed at a US airport. The plane, owned by Japan Airlines, took its voyage from Tokyo nonstop to Boston. Japan Airlines doesn't get to earn credit as the first passenger craft to fly the large jet. That honor goes to All Nippon Airways, always a Japan-based company. But All Nippon has not taken the airplane onto US soil with customers on board.

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