One raised the prospect Boeing might have to undertake concurrent aircraft development, as it did with the 757 and 767.
Richard Aboulafia, a consultant with The Teal Group, Ron Epstein, aerospace analyst for Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Kevin Michaels, president of AeroDynamic Advisory, made their remarks at the annual conference of the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance last month in Lynnwood (WA).
Low-cost Embraer engineers may play a role in Boeing’s development of the NMA.
One consultant sees two distinct NMA aircraft.
Boeing’s vertical integration of the supply chain may make sense only with two concurrent of consecutive airplane programs.