Boeing continues to patent

Boeing Assembly Process

Chicago based Boeing recently patented a method of assembling a wing using a pair of wing spars. (U.S. Patent 6,779,272). According to patent office records, the Boeing Company holds thousands of patents on various aerospace technologies. Boeing also has several hundred more patents applications on file at the Patent Office awaiting action.  In 2003, Boeing received 266 issued patents — slightly more than the country of Norway.