Airbus, Boeing news from around the world

Update, November 6: 2:40 PM PST: Boeing is to make its contract offer to SPEEA today, with plans to conclude talks next week. Armed Forces Journal: We wrote this article for this magazine’s November issue taking a look… Read More

Corporate website updated wk 11/4

In our bi-weekly update at our Corporate website, we take a look at the challenges Boeing has now that the IAM strike is settled. We also identify the company that is the largest customer of 7-Series airplanes and… Read More

Bad news for Northrop?

With Pennsylvania Congressman John Murtha (D-Foot-in-Mouth) suddenly in danger of defeat in Tuesday’s election after calling his constituents racist and rednecks, Norm Dicks (D-Boeing/Washington) is in line to succeed Murtha as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. This… Read More

“I can see Russia from my house.”

Air Force Magazine has an interesting article about beefing up the USA’s air defense.

Good News, Bad News for Boeing

The good news is that the IAM strike is over and the union members are starting to return to work (all of them have to be back by November 10). The bad news is that two analysts take… Read More

Back to the Tanker: Price Competition

A new strategy for the competition to award an Air Force contract for the aerial tanker might be a compromise for the next president, according to this article. A sidebar to the home page has the following item,… Read More

IAM Vote Results

6:25 PM PDT We’re here at IAM HQ; the first votes have arrived and are being sorted “I Accept” or “I Reject” the contract offer. We’ll eyeball bestr we can and report throughout the evening. 6:35 PM PDT:… Read More