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,...
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...
Aircraft out of storage and into the frying pan
A220, 787-10 and A320neo are winning in post-COVID fleets, but the resurgence can’t last.
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
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...
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...