In a confusing set of stories, reports suggest that there may be a new round of delivery delays for the Airbus A380. These generated from comments made by Airbus CEO Thomas Enders, who said Airbus is engaged in… Read More
Here are a couple of items about the refueling capability of the KC-30/KC-330 tanker, which is one point of controversy in the continuing saga of the Boeing-Northrop Grumman tanker contract award. Boeing likes to point out that Northrop’s… Read More
Our Corporate Website has been updated with a new Commentary, News Articles and the Boeing Conference Call transcript. This week we examine the pledge by Boeing CEO James McNerney to tone down the rhetoric in Boeing’s protest of… Read More
The Wall Street Journal’s Lynn Lunsford has a good piece on what Boeing’s CEO, Jim McNerney is doing about the 787 and KC-X and how McNerney views things at the moment. It’s a rare interview granted by the… Read More
Here’s the earnings call transcript. Here’s the 1Q08 financial press release.
The last 24 hours have been busy news days on the tanker and the 787. Reuters published a story yesterday about the Air Force calling the CEOs of Boeing and Northrop Grumman on the carpet for the vitriolic… Read More
For anyone who has picked up the reports on Yahoo or Google News about the Focus magazine story of another potential round of 787 delays, and Boeing’s response Sunday denying the report, this all must be very confusing…. Read More
Here’s an attractive suggestion for the New Delta, combining Northwest and Delta liveries. This comes from the Modified Airliners photos website, an enthusiast board for people who like to play with designing liveries.
An ominous political development for the Northrop tanker award by the USAF may be developing in the US Senate. An article today in The Washington Post discusses the future of Sen. Robert Byrd, chairman of the Senate Appropriations… Read More
Another in a series of cartoons from The Mobile Press-Register’s JD Crowe. The reference to flying tricycles is to a comment a Boeing official made about Northrop Grumman’s planned production model for the KC-30 was like building tricycles… Read More