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  • Boeing Australia - Scan Eagle
    photos and we get more precise data about where the animals are with the GPS locations Hodgson said The initial flights have provided the researchers with up to 15 000 photographs for analysis to determine the best way of utilising the UAV Using UAVs for commercial applications like marine mammal monitoring is something we are keen to promote and develop in Australia said Andrew Duggan managing director of Insitu Pacific UAVs such as the ScanEagle offer a unique long endurance capability to monitor whale dugong and dolphin populations without posing a risk to aircrew in what is generally accepted as a higher risk environment This is because aircraft conducting this type of mission have to fly long periods at low altitude well off the coast ScanEagle also has the added benefit of being environmentally friendly given the almost insignificant amounts of fuel we use compared to other aircraft or helicopters And while the trial is in the beginning stages Hodgeon is enthusiastic about the potential of UAVs for marine mammal surveying There is a long way to go yet before you see UAVs around regularly but I think it s got heaps of potential for all kinds of research marine and terrestrial so I do think it is the way of the future said Hodgson I m working out what sort of flight parameters are the best to use what speed what height and then how good the camera is in varying wind conditions and with the sun at various times of the day In addition to this program with Murdoch University there is increasing interest from environmental monitoring and conservation organisations in the use of unmanned platforms such as ScanEagle The use of this kind of technology to take photographs of species worldwide both marine and terrestrial would absolutely

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  • Boeing Australia - Search
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  • Boeing Australia - Sitemap
    NEWS RELEASES BOEING MEDIA ROOM CURRENT MARKET OUTLOOK FEATURED CONTENT MULTIMEDIA CONTACT US Sitemap Boeing Australia About Boeing In Australia BDS Overview BCA Overview Locations Contacts Economy Education Community History Environment Executives Subsidiaries Insitu Pacific Boeing Aerostructures Australia BAA BAA Products Services Boeing Defence Australia Contacts Products Services Supplier Information Information Operational Services Integrated Logistics Tactical Derivative Aircraft Leadership K Gillis D Edwards M Hipwood M Brabrook B Robinson T Nichols G Morris M Davidson S Carpendale J Baker B Madley J Stacheel About Us Community Affairs Products Services Commercial Airplanes 737 MAX Next Generation 737 747 8 Intercontinental 767 777 787 Dreamliner Global Capabilities Defense Space Security Super Hornet Classic Hornet Chinook Globemaster Wedgetail Global Capabilities Research Technology About Boeing General Information Publications Velocity Careers News Media Room News Releases Featured Content 2013 Aero Environment Summit Multimedia Contact Us Search Sitemap FAQs Latest News January 01 2014 Boeing 787 9 Dreamliner to visit New Zealand in international debut Read More December 13 2013 Military Communication Improved as 6th Boeing built Wideband Satellite Enters Service Read More December 09 2013 Boeing 777X Wind Tunnel Testing Under Way Read More November 25 2013 Boeing Delivers C 17 Cargo Compartment Trainer to

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  • Boeing Australia - FAQs
    elements of the Boeing corporate identity must be approved in writing by the Boeing Brand Management organisation Community Investments Grant Information As part of our corporate citizenship portfolio Boeing strategically invests the expertise of its employees in kind and surplus donations and cash contributions For more information please visit our Global Corporate Citizenship section Doing Business with Boeing Supplier Information Companies or individuals wishing to do business with Boeing should see our sections on general information for suppliers and supplier diversity Employee Information For privacy reasons The Boeing Company is not authorized to give out personal information about current or former employees Financial Reports Printed versions of annual reports 10 Ks 10 Qs and proxy statements are available from Data Shipping Historical Archives A comprehensive company history is available on The Boeing Company web site Due to limited resources we can only answer very specific questions and cannot assist with extensive academic research Ideas Boeing receives hundreds of unsolicited ideas each year While we are always interested in improvements to our products and processes the volume of such unsolicited communications has grown to the point where we cannot evaluate them Please do not submit unsolicited ideas for consideration Photos Images posted to this web site are licensed for private non commercial use only see terms and conditions for use If you intend to use Boeing owned photos for commercial use you must submit a photo use request to Boeing Copyright Licensing If you would like to purchase photos for personal use visit the Boeing Photo Store Plant Tours Public tours are available for the Everett Washington Tour Centre year round The St Louis Missouri Prologue Room offers free public tours end of May through August Posters models t shirts hats etc The Boeing Store has many of these items for

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  • Boeing Australia - Boeing 777X to Deliver Unprecedented Efficiency and Economics
    twin engine commercial jetliner in aviation history Key innovations will make the 777X 12 percent more fuel efficient than its competitor an all new composite wing based on the innovative wing developed for the super efficient 787 Dreamliner aerodynamic advances such as a hybrid laminar flow control vertical tail and natural laminar flow nacelles and all new GE9X engines developed by GE Aviation In addition to unprecedented fuel efficiency and environmental responsibility these new technologies will help the 777X deliver 10 percent lower operating economics than the competition The 777X builds on the heritage of the 777 300ER and incorporates many advanced technologies designed for the 787 to create a new standard for widebody airplanes It will truly be a worthy successor to the 777 300ER said Fancher The 777X s efficiency directly links to exceptional environmental performance Carbon dioxide CO2 is produced as fuel is consumed This means the reductions in fuel use will result in equivalent cuts in carbon dioxide emissions Two models comprise the 777X family the 777 8X with approximately 350 seats and a range capability of more than 9 300 nautical miles and the 777 9X with approximately 400 seats and a range of more than 8 200 nautical miles The 777 8X competes directly with the Airbus A350 1000 while the 777 9X is in a class by itself serving a market segment that no other airplane can Both of these airplanes are about providing growth options and flexibility for our customers Fancher said The 777 9X fits in the heart of where we think the market will go At 233 feet the 777X composite wing has a longer span than today s 777 300ER Its folding raked wingtip delivers greater efficiency significant fuel savings and complete airport gate capability In addition it allows

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  • Boeing Australia - Boeing launches 777X with Record-Breaking orders and commitments
    launch in commercial jetliner history by dollar value 777X orders and commitments include Lufthansa with 34 airplanes Etihad Airways with 25 Qatar Airways with 50 and Emirates with 150 airplanes The combined value of the agreements is more than 95 billion at list prices We are proud to partner with each of these esteemed airlines to launch the 777X the largest and most efficient twin engine jetliner in the world said Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner Its ground breaking engine technologies and all new composite wing will deliver unsurpassed value and growth potential to our customers The 777X builds on the passenger preferred and market leading 777 which today commands 55 percent of market share in its category in terms of backlog and 71 percent of the in service fleet worldwide The 777X family includes the 777 8X and the 777 9X both designed to respond to market needs and customer preferences The 777X builds on the best in class dispatch reliability from today s 777 as well as offering more market coverage and revenue capability that surpasses the competition The 777 8X competes directly with the A350 1000 while the 777 9X is in a class by itself Opening new growth opportunities for airlines the 777 9X offers seating for more than 400 passengers depending on an airline s configuration choices With a range of more than 8 200 nautical miles 15 185 km the airplane will have the lowest operating cost per seat of any commercial airplane The second member of the family the 777 8X will be the most flexible jet in the world The airplane will seat 350 passengers and offer an incredible range capability of more than 9 300 nautical miles 17 220 km In addition the airplane will have unmatched takeoff

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  • Boeing Australia - Second Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Takes to the Skies
    ABOUT BOEING GENERAL INFORMATION PUBLICATIONS FRONTIERS AERO VELOCITY CAREERS NEWS MEDIA ROOM NEWS RELEASES BOEING MEDIA ROOM CURRENT MARKET OUTLOOK FEATURED CONTENT MULTIMEDIA CONTACT US News Releases Boeing Media Room Current Market Outlook News Releases Second Boeing 787 9 Dreamliner Takes to the Skies Everett Washington November 08 2013 Everett Washington November 7 2013 PRNewswire The second Boeing NYSE BA 787 9 Dreamliner completed a successful 4 hour 18 minute first flight today The airplane known as ZB002 departed Paine Field in Everett Wash at 8 06 a m and landed at 12 24 p m local time at Seattle s Boeing Field As the only 787 9 test airplane to be fitted with elements of the passenger interior ZB002 will test systems such as the environmental control system in addition to avionics and other aspects of airplane performance Boeing has conducted a series of ground tests on the second 787 9 since its completion in late September With manufacturing of the 787 9 flight test fleet complete the first production 787 9 in final assembly and 137 flight test hours to date 787 9 development is on track 787 10 development also is progressing as planned First delivery of

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  • Boeing Australia - Boeing celebrates Australia’s role as 787-9 completes first flight
    member of the super efficient airplane family This milestone in the 787 Dreamliner program illustrates the strong relationship between Boeing and Australia s aviation manufacturing industry and their shared commitment to deliver to customers in Australia New Zealand and around the world aircraft with unmatched fuel efficiency resulting in exceptional environmental performance Boeing has a heritage of aerospace manufacturing in Australia stretching back 86 years said Ian Thomas president Boeing Australia South Pacific Our operations at Fishermans Bend where we design and build key components for the Dreamliner are supported by strong and enduring partnerships across the Australian industrial landscape The success of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner program is a tribute to Australian innovation and productivity With the first flight of the 787 9 we expect that success to continue Boeing Aerospace Australia produces the moveable trailing edge components of every 787 Dreamliner and partners closely with a number of local aviation and aerospace manufacturing firms to support both the 787 8 and the 787 9 Our employees at Boeing Aerostructures Australia and our local suppliers are valued contributors to the 787 program said Kent Fisher Boeing Commercial Airplanes vice president and general manager of Supplier Management The success of the 787 in terms of fuel efficiency passenger comfort and reduced emissions and noise levels shows what is possible when we partner with the world s best aerospace companies Our long term competitiveness in the marketplace depends on a continued focus on quality and affordability The 787 9 leverages the visionary design of the 787 8 while carrying more passengers farther The 787 9 seats 250 290 passengers with a range of 8 000 to 8 500 nautical miles while using 20 percent less fuel and with 20 percent than any other airplane of its size Over the next 20

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