Only 6 so far this month. Lots of planes ready for delivery.
The cape is getting hammered again with a blizzard. Wind howling. Visibility about 300 feet.
Fortunately the snow is not as wet and heavy as the last storm. Tried shoveling and did some but the wind is a problem. Hunkering down.. Should end about 5AM tomorrow.
The Chicago Stock Exchange said a Chinese investor group agreed to acquire it, giving the buyer entry into the intensely competitive U.S. equity market.
Chongqing Casin Enterprise Group has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the company, according to a statement Friday. The deal values the Chicago Stock Exchange at less than $100 million, according to a person familiar with the matter, who asked to not be identified because the terms weren’t disclosed publicly. The exchange expects the deal to close in the second half of the year, though that will require regulatory approval.
The last GPS Block IIF satellite built by the Boeing Co. was sent into orbit for the U.S. Air Force today, filling out a set of a dozen. United Launch Alliance’s Atlas 5 rocket carried the 3,500-pound GPS IIF-12 satellite into space from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at the start of today’s launch window, at 8:38 a.m. ET (5:38 a.m. PT). Hours later, the rocket’s Centaur upper stage put the satellite into a 12,700-mile-high orbit. Today’s launch was the first one of the year for United Launch Alliance, which is a Boeing-Lockheed Martin joint venture.
From American Cities business journal
Boeing (NYSE: BA) won’t confirm, but several experts are predicting company will deliver the first of its new 737 Max aircraft, to Southwest Airlines, up to six months early.
In a Wall Street Journal story Tuesday, writer Jon Ostrower said Boeing may accomplish what he called a “rare feat” in the industry: an early delivery.
Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a $15,194,706 modification to previously issued delivery order 0096 placed against basic ordering agreement to exercise an option for integrated aircraft survivability equipment 24 A-kits for MV-22 aircraft to meet the joint urgent operational need in support of the Marine Corps.
Bell Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a $9,496,401 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for two V-22 Block A to B (50/60 series) upgrade retrofit kits.
No, there were 2 deliveries to Saudi Arabian air on the 28th that have not flown away yet. See the delivery table from NYC787 site.
Reporting sites as of Sunday morning show 47 planes. NYC77 site updated to show 2 more 787 deliveries and one more 737 on Puget sound.
43. They delivered an additional plane on Thursday (11 planes).
32 727's, 1 747, 6 777's and 4 787's.
They still have a few 787's ready for delivery according to NYC787.
Not sure on BBJet division deliveries.
Jan 29 (Reuters) - Boeing Co's 737 MAX aircraft took off on its first flight on Friday from wet tarmac at an airport south of Seattle, marking another step toward scheduled delivery to airlines in 2017.
Live video supplied by Boeing showed the smooth take-off of the plane, the fourth version of the original 737, which made its first flight in 1967 and has become one of Boeing's most profitable aircraft.
The earnings report gave a projection of 740 to 745 deliveries for 2016 versus 762 actual for 2015.
But they did the same thing at the end of 2014 in their projections for 2015 and then increased the predictions each quarter of 2015.
The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $2,469,582,995 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm contract to exercise an option for the manufacture and delivery of 20 Lot III full-rate production P-8A aircraft for the Navy (16), and the Government of Australia (4). In addition, this option provides for efforts related to obsolescence monitoring, change assessment, and integrated baseline/program management reviews.
The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded $9,316,518 for modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for calendar year 2016 program management, logistics, and engineering services for the governments of Switzerland, Finland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Australia, Canada, and Spain in support of F/A-18 A-F aircraft.
1. The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded $22,398,869 for firm-fixed-price delivery order under previously awarded basic ordering agreement for repair of various parts in support of the F/A-18 aircraft.
2. Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a $20,809,451 cost-plus- fixed-fee modification to a previously issued delivery order placed against a basic ordering agreement in support of the MV-22. This modification exercises an option for flight test sustainment support including test planning and execution, flight clearances, and technical reviews. Work will is expected to be completed in December 2016.
3. Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded an $11,314,491 cost-plus- fixed-fee modification to a previously issued delivery order placed against a basic ordering agreement. This modification to exercise options for common software support for the MV/CV-22, and training and training device support for the MV-22 aircraft. Work is expected to be completed in December 2016.
4. The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, was awarded a $7,236,020 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development efforts required to demonstrate the integration of the tactical data link, LINK16, including other required avionics changes to accommodate the data link into the radar-production and radar-remanufacture in support of the AV-8B aircraft.
Yes. But I could not see the map for the 25th. Only current day. History only shows up to 12/31/15. My grandson is at the university so he is getting me the info on the models used for the data. Yesterdays map did not show the low temps.
I can get the data fairly easily. It just does not match what Tech has reported. That is why I asked him for more info.