Boeing is a US multinational aerospace and defence group, which was founded in 1916 by William Boeing. The company merged with McDonnell Douglas in 1997, and its business units include Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA); Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS); Engineering, Operations & Technology; Boeing Capital; and Boeing Shared Services Group.


Mainland-built large aircraft 10 to 20 years away

The mainland's ambition to have a 'large domestic aircraft' to challenge the world's industry giants Boeing and Airbus will be realised in 10 to 20 years, the country's top aviation expert predicts.