757 replacement: Aviation Week has a good piece about Boeing’s studies of a replacement for the 757, harking back to the era when Boeing designed the 757 and 767–a New Small Airplane and a New Light Twin. Guy Norris’ story hits on many of the same themes we discussed in October when we interviewed Kourosh Hadi of Boeing’s product development team. Our post then was behind our paywall; we’ve opened up today for all readers.
Qatar’s A350: Flight Global takes a look at what’s up with the acceptance delay by Qatar Airways of the world’s first Airbus A350-900. Free registration required.
PNAA aviation conference: The Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance will hold its annual conference Feb. 10-12 in the Seattle area. This has become the largest conference of its kind on the US West Coast, expected to serve about 500 delegates at this event. Airbus, Boeing, Embraer, suppliers and a suppliers fair are key elements. You may click through to the conference via the banner advertisement above.