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  • Boeing Starliner Spacesuit Unveiled by NASA (Video)

    Boeing Starliner Spacesuit Unveiled by NASA (Video)

    Next year, if all goes according to plan, NASA will begin sending astronauts into space again, this time in partnership with Boeing. This will happen with a new craft known as the Boeing Starliner, and NASA recently unveiled the spiffy new Boeing Starliner spacesuit that the astronauts on board will wear. The first thing you […]

  • 737 Cowling Chair: Made From a Real 737 Jet Engine Cowling

    737 Cowling Chair: Made From a Real 737 Jet Engine Cowling

    When a chair is made from a repurposed airplane part, the most obvious component to use is, uh, obviously a seat from the plane. But that’s not the only option, as illustrated by the 737 Cowling Chair from Fallen Furniture. Every 737 Cowling Chair is made from a real engine cowling from a Boeing 737. […]

  • Star Wars Jet: Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Painted Like R2-D2 by ANA (Video)

    Star Wars Jet: Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Painted Like R2-D2 by ANA (Video)

    The average person gets excited about Star Wars and changes their profile picture to Jabba the Hutt or something, but when you’re a big and successful airline you have to do a little better than that. So it is with All Nippon Airways, who recently unveiled their Star Wars Jet, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner painted to look like […]

  • Greenpoint Technologies’ Customized Boeing 747-8 Costs $500 Million (Photos)

    Greenpoint Technologies’ Customized Boeing 747-8 Costs $500 Million (Photos)

    A Boeing 747-8 is an extravagant plane by the already-extravagant standards of private jets, costing jet-setters an estimated $350 million a pop (to give you an idea of how expensive that is, reportedly only nine have been ordered so far). But if a plain old state-of-the-art private jet isn’t enough for your luxurious tastes, a company […]

  • Boeing F-4 Phantom II Ejection Seat

    Boeing F-4 Phantom II Ejection Seat

    Before we get started, I should let you know right off the bat that no, you can’t buy an actually functioning ejector seat from Boeing at this time. OK, now that we got that out of the way, this is actually pretty cool: The company is selling actual Boeing F-4 Phantom II Ejection Seats taken from […]

  • The First Boeing 747-8 Makes Its Maiden Voyage

    The First Boeing 747-8 Makes Its Maiden Voyage

    The world’s first ever Boeing 747-8, the latest model in Boeing’s long-running and successful line of airplanes, has just made its first flight under German commercial airline Lufthansa. The airline’s new flagship aircraft flew from Frankfurt, Germany, to Washington D.C. with Lufthansa’s CEO, Dr. Christoph Franz, and Boeing VP and general manager of the 747 […]