Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. As a major service provider to NASA, Boeing operates the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. The company also provides numerous military and commercial airline support services. Boeing has customers in more than 90 countries around the world and is one of the largest U.S. exporters in terms of sales.
Boeing has a long tradition of aerospace leadership and innovation which makes them a natural partner for Microsoft and the Flight Simulator team. Flight Simulator X features the Boeing 747-400, the largest airliner currently in service, and the Boeing 737-800, which is the world's most popular.
Microsoft is proud to work closely with Boeing, and we look forward to continuing our long and mutually beneficial relationship.
Coming on July 8, 2007, the roll-out of Boeing's newest airplane, the 787 Dreamliner.
In addition to bringing big-jet ranges to mid-size airplanes, the 787 will provide airlines with unmatched fuel efficiency, resulting in exceptional environmental performance. The airplane will use 20 percent less fuel for comparable missions than today's similarly sized airplane.
Passengers will also see improvements with the new airplane, from an interior environment with higher humidity to increased comfort and convenience. For more information, go to: