The jumbo era that wasn’t
Unearthing the lost 1992 McDonnell Douglas MD-12 program review, held 30 years ago today.
Trump Air Force One deal leaves Boeing with $1B hangover
The USAF’s VC-25Bs must meet the latest FAA wiring standards and Boeing has to retrofit them on...
Boeing preps 777X for slip deep into 2024, as it triages 787 & 737 Max 10
The supertwin’s arrival to market set to slide again as 737 Max 10 deadline looms and resuming 787...
Russian titanium avoids the crossfire between east and west
The industrial politics of titanium leaves the precious aerospace metal out of the economic warfare...
New photo adds to the mystery of China’s MA700 regional turboprop
A fresh sign that China’s homegrown MA700 regional turboprop is flying, but with whose engines?
Boeing slows way down on Chinese 737 Max production
Boeing’s inventory of 737 Max jets is a geopolitical parking lot.
The Russian aircraft fleet is set on a course to crumble, but it won’t happen overnight
The nationalization and theft of the Russian civil aircraft fleet is a watershed moment.
China Eastern 5735’s sudden sharp dive put in context
The Air Current compares historical high rates of descent for key air accidents.
The western airliner fleet inside Russia: An interactive data visualization
Where all the western aircraft inside Russia are and who operates & owns them.
Inside a failed attempt to repo an Aeroflot A321neo in Egypt
Amid western sanctions, Russia tries to hold on to its fleet, threatening to collapse the international...