Voice of Watergate Past: Tanker date may be “inoperative”

It never ends. Reuters has this story that the tanker award date may slip from the November 12 dated, but we shouldn’t be surprised, since we suggested as much quite a while ago. What caught our attention is… Read More

737 production rate hike, PW’s GTF, Airbus’ A320 NEO

We talk about the prospect of a production rate hike at AirInsight this morning. Here’s a story from Flight Global taking a detailed, focused look at the Pratt & Whitney P1000G Geared Turbo Fan, which will power the… Read More

Boeing to use 10 787s for tests

Update, Sept. 2: Boeing retracts its information to Buckingham. Buckingham just put out a follow-up note to its one issued yesterday, cited below. Interesting to say the least: BA is using 2, not 4 additional aircraft for 787… Read More

New, 6-12 month delay forecast for 747-8

Buckingham Research forecasts a new delay in first delivery of the Boeing 747-8 of 6-12 months. Boeing has indicated first delivery was likely to slip into 2011, but hasn’t announced the move yet. Boeing said design issues were… Read More