Weekly analyst report: Boeing’s price freeze

Aug. 31, 2016: The dog days of August continue, with limited news and research notes from the Wall Street aerospace analysts. A few items of note from the past week: Boeing’s price list freeze for its 7-Series airplanes… Read More

Boeing’s Joe Sutter, father of 747, dies at 95

Aug. 30, 2016: Boeing and aviation legend Joe Sutter died at age 95. The father of the 747, and instrumental in the development of the 727 and 737, Sutter remained active in Boeing well into his 90s. Boeing… Read More

Will United’s new president open door for Airbus?

Aug. 30, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Will Scott Kirby’s move from president of American Airlines to the same position at United Airlines lead to a major shift in fleet acquisition at the Chicago-based carrier? This is an intriguing… Read More

Pontifications: “Troubled” 787 is a thing of the past

LNC has been beset by technical issues since Aug. 17 that interferes with e-mail notification as well as links to Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. We’re working on it with WordPress. Aug. 29, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Faulty engines… Read More

Russian-Chinese wide-body: The aircraft

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Bjorn’s Corner: A good in-service start for CSeries

August 26, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: Bombardier’s CSeries appears to have a good start in airline operations following its show-and-tell at the Farnborough Air Show in July. The first CS100 entered service with launch customer SWISS International Airlines shortly after… Read More

Russian-Chinese wide-body: The market

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Trump or Clinton will be OK for defense industry: Analyst

Aug. 24, 2016: It’s a light week for relevant commentary from the US aerospace analysts.  Buckingham Research takes a view on the election of either Trump or Clinton on the defense industry. India’s Jet Airways will defer 10… Read More

AvWeek obtains Boeing sales targets

Aug. 22, 2016, © Leeham Co.: It’s the kind of leak that drives a company crazy. Aviation Week obtained an internal Boeing sales target list that is well below a book:bill of 1:1 this year. The math shows… Read More

Pontifications: Getting there from here on Boeing’s deferred production costs

Aug. 22, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Boeing’s deferred production and tooling costs for the 787 program continue to be a focus-item by some aerospace analysts, media and observers: will the company be able to recover these costs, or… Read More