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Boeing among global companies playing a role in conserving 6,000 South Carolina site

By Liz Segrist
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Boeing among global companies playing a role in conserving 6,000 South Carolina site

Boeing Unveils New Unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle Prototype

Environmentally-friendly prototype aims to further develop and mature the building blocks of autonomy and electric propulsion
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CHICAGO, Jan. 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] has unveiled a new unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype that will be used to test and evolve Boeing's autonomy technology for future aerospace vehicles. It is designed to transport a payload up to 500 pounds for possible future cargo and logistics applications.

Boeing Donates $10 Million to the Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative

Multi-year investment to support veterans’ programs and services
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DALLAS, January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/– Boeing [NYSE: BA] has awarded $10 million to the George W. Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative in support of veterans’ programs and services. The company’s donation is part of a $30 million, multi-year investment aimed at veterans' recovery and rehabilitation programs and military transition services. In 2018 alone, Boeing grant dollars will assist more than 100 veterans’ nonprofits, worldwide.

China’s ‘First’ Successful Cross-Ocean Biofuels Flight Completed

By: Biofuels International
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Flight 497 took off from the Beijing on 21 November. It landed at Chicago’s O’Hare airport at 12:05pm local time. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner completed the more than 11,000km journey with biological aviation fuel produced from waste cooking oil, according to Xinhua.

Read the full article on Biofuels International.

Boeing Announces More Than $50 Million in Grants to Support Nonprofits Worldwide

Includes three-year commitment of $25 million in support of veterans’ programs and services
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CHICAGO, November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced more than $50 million in grants to more than 500 nonprofit organizations across 50 countries globally. The annual contributions include a three-year commitment of more than $25 million in support of veterans’ recovery and rehabilitation programs and transition services.

Boeing, Liquid Robotics Build Solar-Powered, Autonomous Marine Glider

By Steven Impey
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Originally published in Manufacturers' Monthly.

An autonomous ocean vehicle manufactured in Australia and powered by the sun and waves is helping oceanographers monitor the Great Barrier Reef.

Read more in Manufacturers' Monthly.

Boeing Donates $5 Million to USO Pathfinder

Multi-year investment to support programming for transitioning service members
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CHICAGO, October 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced a $5 million, multi-year donation to help expand United Service Organizations (USO) Pathfinder transition services—a comprehensive global program for transitioning service members.

Boeing Donates Additional $1 Million to Assist Hurricane Recovery and Relief Efforts

Contributions directed to areas affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria
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CHICAGO, September 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] and The Boeing Charitable Trust are committing an additional $1 million to assist with hurricane disaster relief in areas affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the company announced today. In addition to a previous commitment of $1 million from The Boeing Charitable Trust for Hurricane Harvey recovery and relief, Boeing employees and retirees have given more than $700,000, and when matched, will bring Boeing’s full humanitarian aid relief package to over $3.2 million.

The Aircraft Recycling Solutions Taking Flight

By Kerry Reals for The Guardian
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Originally published in The Guardian.

Amy Bann, director of sustainable materials at Boeing Commercial Aircraft, says that about 600 passenger planes are retired each year globally - which represents 2.5% of the world’s fleet - and “nearly 90% of the content by weight is reused or recycled”.

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