Top News on Boeing 707

  • Top 10 in-service Russian and Soviet airliners by type NEW


    Recent reports from Russia – quickly denied – that Lufthansa was among a group of blue-chip foreign carriers casting a serious eye over the in-development Irkut MC-21 narrowbody prompted us to research the 10 most popular in-service Russian and Soviet commercial types. Here is the list, according to Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database


  • Other News for Boeing 707

  • Boeing completes first flight of new freighter and tanker


    ​Boeing on 28 December completed a 3h, 32min flight of the 767-2C prototype that will be modified to become the first...


  • Saudi Arabia requests AWACS mission system upgrade


    ​The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of its approval of a potential $2 billion mission...


  • USAF reveals notional specifications for JSTARS replacement


    Replacing the Northrop Grumman E-8C JSTARS fleet could require an aircraft with a 10-13 person crew and a...


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  • Top 10 in-service Russian and Soviet airliners by type

    News | 30 Jan 2015 14:55 | Murdo Morrison

    Recent reports from Russia – quickly denied – that Lufthansa was among a group of blue-chip foreign carriers casting a serious eye over the in-development Irkut MC-21 narrowbody prompted us to research the 10 most popular in-service Russian and Soviet commercial types. Here is the list, according to Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets databasehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Top-10-in-service-Russian-and-Soviet-airliners-by-type-408444/
  • Boeing completes first flight of new freighter and tanker

    News | 28 Dec 2014 21:22 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing on 28 December completed a 3h, 32min flight of the 767-2C prototype that will be modified to become the first US Air Force KC-46A tanker.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-completes-first-flight-of-new-freighter-and-tanker-407472/
  • ANALYSIS: NATO summit is no routine meeting

    News | 27 Aug 2014 12:17 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The world’s leaders are flocking to the Welsh town of Newport this week, as NATO’s summit is set to take place on 4-5 September – and the event is shaping up to be anything but routine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-NATO-summit-is-no-routine-meeting-403024/
  • Saudi Arabia requests AWACS mission system upgrade

    News | 15 Aug 2014 13:31 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of its approval of a potential $2 billion mission system upgrade sale for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saudi-Arabia-requests-AWACS-mission-system-upgrade-402737/
  • ANALYSIS: MH17 Previous shoot-down incidents or attempts

    News | 24 Jul 2014 11:22 | David Learmount

    Starting with the most recent, this list includes some of the civil aircraft that have been shot down when carrying out normal business in non-combat airspace. Many more have been downed in combat zones or areas in which rebels were active.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-MH17-Previous-shoot-down-incidents-or-attempts-401968/
  • Airbus pushes for UK maritime patrol contest

    News | 23 Jul 2014 15:30 | Craig Hoyle

    ​One of the potential bidders for a future UK maritime patrol aircraft requirement is calling on the Ministry of Defence to hold a competition, rather than “rush in” to a sole-source deal to buy Boeing’s 737-based P-8.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-pushes-for-UK-maritime-patrol-contest-401924/