Tag: Renton

Boeing Shuts Down Washington State Factories for Two Weeks

Reading Time: < 1 minute Considering the current situation with the coronavirus outbreak in Washington and taking additional precautionary measures, Boeing has halted production operations at its Puget Sound area facilities for 14 days starting from 25 March, 2020. The Boeing’s Puget Sound area facilities include the biggest planemaker’s commercial aviation production factories in the Seattle area, one in Renton […]

Boeing’s First Production 737 MAX to Emerge From Renton Facility

Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite being months away from entering service, the first production version of the 737 MAX is scheduled to emerge from Boeing’s Renton facility this month as part of a plan designed to ensure a trouble-free manufacturing and assembly build-up. The aircraft, a 737-8, is the fifth off the new “central” production line and will be […]

The First Boeing 727 Made It’s Last Flight

Reading Time: 4 minutes As the Museum of Flight made the final flight of the first ever built Boeing 727 from its Restoration Center down to the actual museum, we look back at the history of the Boeing 727 program. This specific aircraft, N7001U, has spent the past 25 years at the Museum of Flight Restoration Center up at Paine […]