Odds and Ends: Boeing revises MAX winglet, adding 1.5% to efficiency

Update, 2:15 PM PDT: Airbus issued this response to the Boeing development: “This kind of split-tip device was among the options we studied for the A320 Family, and we decided instead to advance with our Sharklet design as… Read More

Odds and Ends: A320ceo production to end in 2018–PW; responds to 777X RFI

A320 Current Engine Option: The Airbus A320ceo production will end in 2018, according to David Hess, the president of Pratt & Whitney. Hess made the remarks today at the annual PW media day. Hess said PW anticipates delivering… Read More

Odds and Ends: Taking airplanes in on trade; Q400 scores

Taking airplanes in on trade: Much is being made of Boeing taking five Airbus A340-600s in on trade to secure an order for 20 777-300ERs from China Eastern. While trade-ins are not common, neither are they unknown. Boeing… Read More