Three Points: Composite wing R&D, e-taxi trials, United’s longer-legged 787s
Issue No. 33
Scarce quality data on 787 skins as FAA peels back onion on Boeing
Fresh quality disclosures bedevil Boeing as FAA investigates. Dreamliner's carbon fiber skin smoothness,...
Three Points: Pilotless Caravans, a new USAF strategy, COVID era’s top 10 airlines
Issue No. 32
Boeing yanks eight 787s from service over structural issue
Two manufacturing issues compromised an area of the structure in the rear of the 787 that is unable to...
Three Points: Qatar gives Delta a hand, supersonic squishiness, 737 Max miscellany
Issue No. 31
Boeing’s long and inevitable road to South Carolina
Boeing has a 30-year vision for North Charleston. Consolidating the 787 Dreamliner program to South...
Colliding interests will force engine makers into a new business model
What’s good for Airbus and Boeing isn’t necessarily good for General Electric, Rolls-Royce and Pratt &...
Three Points: Non-Farnborough, predicting traffic, BA sunsets 747
Issue No. 30
Coronavirus shreds the engine maker business model
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed a structural flaw in the engine business.
Three Points: 737 Max recertification trials, Comac’s ARJ21 hat trick, Airbus autonomous landings
Issue No. 29