Here’s the Boeing press release. Boeing expects the 787-10 to perhaps be the best selling model of the family over time. With a range of 7,000nm, it will have the ability to do most airline missions; 8,000nm-8,500nm range… Read More
Boeing may not be designing new airplanes to replace the 737 NG or the 777 family, but the head of Airplane Development says Boeing employees will be busy just the same. “We’re going to be in a constant… Read More
Airbus will “win” the air show: We did this preview for CNN International. Jim McNerney Interview: Aviation Week has this long one. Dominic Gates of The Seattle Times will be blogging from the Paris Air Show. You can… Read More
United Airlines and Aviation Partners Boeing launched a new winglet, the Scimitar. It looks similar to the feathered winglet Boeing designed for the 737 MAX, but closer inspection shows distinct differences. Here is the press release.
Boeing defends 777X aluminum fuselage, reads the headline from Bloomberg News, reporting from the Paris Air Show. During the pre-Paris Air Show media briefings by Boeing, we asked Scott Fancher, vice president and general manager of aircraft development,… Read More
In a week dominated by Paris Air Show news, we have a couple of unrelated items. We saw this car in a parking lot and couldn’t resist taking a picture. Note the writing on the windshield and how… Read More
“One Boeing” is the strategy that blends all the company enterprises–Boeing Commercial, Boeing Defense, Boeing Commercial Aviation Services and other business units into a single set of resources rather than operating as solo businesses. The P-8A Poseidon program… Read More
The Paris Air Show doesn’t start until tomorrow, but news is already being made. A sampling: Airbus Airbus battles for supremacy in twin-aisle sector Hundreds of orders seen this week Airbus seen pulling ahead in easyJet race Boeing… Read More