Reuters published this piece late Thursday about Boeing’s concession that protests over government awards often fail. Boeing, of course, is talking about its protest to the Government Accountability Office over the USAF award to Northrop Grumman for the… Read More
A labor union of technical engineers issued an 11-page “white paper” today ripping the USAF tanker contract award to Northrop Grumman and the KC-30 over the Boeing KC-767. The two page press release summarizes the white paper findings…. Read More
Business Week has this interview with Boeing’s Jim McNerney.
The Collings Foundation is a non-profit group that has four restored, flyable World War II aircraft that tour the US to generate remembrances for the members of the USAF who served, and died, in World War II. The… Read More
Bloomberg reports today that Airbus cut its A380 sales forecast this year to 20 from 30, but we reported this last week on our Corporate Website.
Bloomberg News reports that Airbus has asked for US$18 billion in financial aid for development of the A350 XWB. (Holy smokes, the price of things has gone up.) Here’s the report from The Seattle Times. Boeing, predictably, doesn’t… Read More
In an interesting piece that looks like an about face, Loren Thompson of the Lexington Institute now sounds like Boeing when it comes to the USAF tanker award. Thompson just published this piece on his website challenging the… Read More
The White House threatened to veto a House of Representatives bill that includes, among other provisions objected to by the White House, provisions that would undo the USAF KC-45A tanker award to Northrop Grumman, according to this Reuters… Read More
This Bloomberg report quotes Lehman Brothers’ aerospace analyst as concluding there is no value attributable to Airbus reflected in the share price of parent EADS. The value of EADS’ non-Airbus business make up all the share price. Morgan… Read More
There’s a very subtle difference in the language of Boeing’s press release today touting its KC-767AT tanker attributes. Ever since the USAF awarded the KC-45A tanker contract to Northrop Grumman, Boeing has said the Air Force wanted a… Read More