Press Release: Boeing at the Paris Air Show
Boeing at the Paris Air Show: the development of civil aircraft program

Boeing at the Paris Air Show: the development of civil aircraft program


Program development of Boeing's civil aircraft are on schedule and will provide unmatched performance characteristics

  • 737 MAX moves to the final assembly
  • 787-10 Dreamliner design ahead of schedule
  • 777X step closer to approval of the concept


Le Bourget, France, June 16 2015 years - Boeing today provided information on the development of new civil aircraft company: 737 MAX, 787-10 Dreamliner and 777X - adopting a strategy for the further successful development programs.



"Our civil aircraft development programs are being implemented as planned and in accordance with the schedule," said Scott Fancher, senior vice president and general manager of aircraft development for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. - Each of the seven programs being developed corresponds to the targets in terms of design and flight performance. Constructive requirements are established, and our customers constantly confirm that we are on the right way to creating the aircraft that they need to implement strategies for developing the fleet and transporting passengers. "

The following software division Boeing Commercial Airplanes are at different stages of development: 737 MAX 8, MAX 9, MAX 7 and MAX 200; 787-10; 777-8X and 777-9X.

"The scale of new developments in the field of civil aircraft are unprecedented - said Fencher. - To ensure a successful conclusion of these products on the market, fulfilling obligations, we focus on three priorities: to meet the expectations of our customers, providing high-quality development of the market and reduce the risks in production. "



"During the time since the founding units Airplane Development in 2012, we have created an environment in which we can share experience and expertise from one program to another, which allowed for cross-program training, and improve our ability to overcome the difficulties in the process of development - said Fencher . - Our experience with 2012 years, gave us even more confident that we are moving in the right direction. At the same time we still have much to do, and our teams are working hard on the implementation of internal problems, as well as the implementation of our commitments to our customers. "

Fencher presented the latest news about the programs developed at the air show in Paris, which is held every two years at the International airport of Le Bourget, which brings together the leaders of the aviation industry.

737 MAX: Development of technical documentation is completed on 90 percent; assembly of the first 737 29 MAX began May at a date that was originally scheduled yet 3 years ago; Development of engine CFM LEAP-1B goes according to plan; MAX 9 design and MAX 7 rapidly moving forward.

787-10: Play a successful development process 787-9; 95 percent of community design with 787-9 provides performance and financial benefits; TEN development engine Rolls-Royce's conducted in accordance with the plan; according to the schedule this year will be developed 90 percent of the technical documentation; carried out pre-production controls to confirm the correctness and compliance with the design and build process.

777X: Advanced design approved; GE9X engine development is going well; the construction of new production facilities in Everett, Washington and St. Louis is in full swing; achievement of program approval stage concept is scheduled for the third quarter of this year.

"We are very satisfied with the work of our teams in the field of design, construction, and later in the flight test and certification of our new, amazing aircraft - said Fencher. - If not for the talent, experience and knowledge of employees, we would not be where we are today. Thanks to our team to develop new aircraft Boeing distinguishes the market and brings the Company additional advantages. "