Bjorn’s Corner: Aeronautical greats

By Bjorn Fehrm September02, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: One of our aeronautical greats, Joe Sutter, left us this week. He’s one of the characters in aeronautics that I admire for his capability to find what is the right thing… Read More

Southwest pilot contract good news for Boeing

Sept. 1, 2016, © Leeham Co.: The lucrative labor contract agreement for Southwest Airlines pilots agreed this week is good news for Boeing. Why? Because under the previous contract, Southwest pilots—who had been in negotiations with management for… Read More

Russian-Chinese wide-body: The aircraft, Part 2

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription required. Introduction September 01, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: In Part 1, we concluded that the existing Il-96 fuselage cross section would be suitable for a new Russian-Chinese wide-body. This means that a lot of experience… Read More