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
Boeing, Spirit disband engineering teams designing Aerion supersonic business jet
The stand-down by the plane maker and its largest supplier underscore the complicated strategic dynamics...
Three Points: Slattery to GE, 777-8F & A380 combi, staggering airline losses
Issue No. 28
Boeing’s 737 Max software done, but regulators plot more changes after jet’s return
The decision to add synthetic airspeed or an equivalent system to the 737 Max comes after the company...
Three Points: Compass & Breeze, China overtakes the U.S., SpaceX video podcast
Issue No. 27
The Mitsubishi SpaceJet — as we know it today — is dead
From the perspective of its corporate parent, the SpaceJet was no longer a parallel strategy, so much as...
Three Points: Airplanes of e-commerce, a traveler’s coronavirus colonoscopy, emergency autoland certified
Issue No. 26
Mitsubishi moves its SpaceJet off the launch pad and into limbo
Coronavirus and an increasingly impatient parent put Mitsubishi and its M90 and M100 SpaceJet strategy...