Feb. 15, 2018, © Leeham Co.: Airbus’ plans to respond to Boeing’s prospective New Midrange Aircraft, aka 797, is a mystery to one of the industry’s leading aviation consultants.
Richard Aboulafia of the Teal Group notes that Airbus’ research and development investment overtly disappears after 2018, with the introduction into service of the A350-1000 and the A319neo.
Aboulafia spoke at Day 2 of the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA) conference in Lynnwood (WA).
He’s long compared R&D spending between Airbus and Boeing, often praising the former for its level of investment and criticizing the latter for lagging.
Now, Airbus’ level of spending is a question mark while Boeing’s is a comfortable level compared with revenue, Aboulafia says.
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Category: Airbus, Airlines, Boeing, Middle of the Market, MOM, New Midmarket Aircraft, NMA, Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance, Premium
Tags: 797, A321NEO, A330-800, Airbus, Boeing, Middle of Market airplane, MOM, New Midrange Aircraft, NMA
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