Countdown on KC-X tanker award

Comments are still closed. Readers interested in posting Comments, please read our New Policies on Comments. Comments are re-opened, but moderated. EADS CEO Louis Gallois went public today in Europe with his prediction that the USAF will award… Read More

Boeing expects solid 777 order stream

Here’s a story we did for Commercial Aviation Online. Comments are still closed. Comments are re-opened but moderated. Read our new Comment policies. Boeing 777 orders on the cards Date: 11/01/2011 09:42 Source: Commercial Aviation Online Location: Seattle… Read More

Boeing could launch 737 replacement this year: analyst

Note to Readers: Comments are re-opened but Moderated. Read our new Comments Policies. Because of the inability of some Readers to control themselves and confine their remarks to issues and failure to avoid personal remarks despite admonitions, we… Read More

Focus on Rolls-Royce Trent engines

Plane Talking has an interesting think piece about the Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine that powers the Qantas Airbus A380. As readers know, a Trent 900 had an uncontained failure on QF32 that severely damaged the A380. Qantas still… Read More

US helps Boeing–and Europe helps Airbus. So what?

Notice: All right, Everyone, given the persistent personal stuff in the Comments, we have closed Comments for this posting.   Wikileaks struck again with cables revealing US diplomats and the President support Boeing is sales efforts. The cables… Read More

Looking ahead for the tanker award

Will it ever end? This is the question about the interminable KC-X tanker competition. Unofficial word is now that the USAF is to announce its award in February, after slipping from January, December, November, October and August. US… Read More

2011 Outlook for Aerospace

Note: this is unusually long, 11 pages when printed. The new year is here and it is time for our annual look-ahead for the big OEMs. On a macro level, 2011 should be a good year. Airline passenger… Read More