Boeing: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Israel tests advanced missile defense system Arrow-2

The Defence Ministry of Israel has declared that it has conducted a successful test of the country’s advanced defence system against long-range ballistic missiles. The flight-testing of Arrow-2 interceptor was part of Israel’s technological effort that ensures that the country will be one step ahead of its enemies all the time. Details of the Test ..

Boeing may offer F-15EX fighter aircraft to India

Top Global aerospace company Boeing recently announced that it has asked license from the United States authorities for sanction, to export its F-15EX fighter aircraft to the Indian Air Force. This was announced by the aerospace firm in an aviation magazine. After this fighter aircraft is inducted, it would be the eighth fighter aircraft deployed ..

Boeing 737 makes an emergency landing in Florida

At Orlando international airport the Boeing 737 made an emergency landing. There were no paasengers in the plane. The crew of Southwest airlines declard an emergency after the aircraft reported an engine problem. The news comes in when there are various issues of the Boeing 737 engine – which brought in 2 disaster one in ..

US and Canada are the only 2 nations to fly Boeing 737 planes

After the fatal plane crash in Ethiopia many countries have temporarily suspended Boeing 737 Max flights. However, the US and Canada are still using them. The EU recently suspended it on Tueday. The move came after around 8 flights crashed in the past and all the 8 reported of technical problems. Recntly in OCtober another ..

Indian Navy Boeing P-8I Maritime Patrol Aircraft completes first flight

Boeing’s first long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft P-8I for the Indian Navy recently completed its initial flight at the Boeing Field in Seattle, USA. Its worth note that India had awarded a $2.1 bn contract to Boeing in January 2009 for 8 such planes to change the ageing fleet of Soviet-era Tu-142s. Background: ..