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Two Boeing T-X's over St. Louis. (Photo: Boeing)

America’s New Trainer: The Boeing T-X Completes EMD Test Flight Over St. Louis

On July 1, Boeing’s latest military aircraft, the Boeing T-X, soared over the skies of St. Louis on its first official Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) flight test. Although the Boeing T-X first flew over two years ago in December 2016, this recent flight marks the next step towards ensuring operational capabilities for the aircraft. The EMD test flight was uneventful for the flight crew of two test pilots. Boeing T-X Chief Pilot Steve “Bull” Schmidt remarked the test flight…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Airwork Services Limited

In 1928, Airwork Services Limited came to fruition in Middlesex, England with the formation of the Heston Aerodrome, a private airfield funded by the new company. Over the course of its 60-year history, the company undertook a variety of operations from flight training to commercial airline operations. In 1935, the…

Final C-17 Globemaster III Departs From Long Beach

On November 29, 2015, the last ever C-17 Globemaster III military airlifter departed Boeing's Long Beach, California production plant. This take off marks the end of the C-17 production era, along with all aircraft production in Long Beach. Prior to flying to Boeing's San Antonio location, the airplane overflew the…