Bjorn’s Corner: Largest navigation change since radar, Part 2

June 22, 2018, ©. Leeham News: Last week we started a series of Corners that deal with the largest navigation change since VOR and Radar was introduced after the Second World War. It’s about leaving radars and transponders… Read More

US start-up has a lot of Moxy

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IAM may be playing with fire in SC union vote

June 20, 2018, © Leeham News: The International Association of Machinists may be playing with fire. Puget Sound’s IAM 751 may be burned in the process. The Charleston Post and Courier reported that the IAM will file a… Read More

VLA era is over; are 777X, A350-1000 too large?

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Pontifications: Why Embraer downplayed range of EJet

June 18, 2018, © Leeham News: Bjorn Fehrm on Thursday wrote (behind the paywall) that Embraer seems to be selling the E190-E2 short when it comes to range. Embraer’s published range is 2,850nm. But Bjorn discovered that the… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Largest navigation change since radar

June 15, 2018, ©. Leeham News: The worldwide aviation is heading for its largest navigation change since VOR and Radar was introduced after the Second World War. When scheduled airline traffic started in the late 1920s, navigation was… Read More

Is Embraer selling the E190-E2 short?

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Airbus-C Series closing a “positive catalyst,” say analysts

June 13, 2018, © Leeham News: The news Friday that Airbus and Bombardier concluded the deal in which Airbus takes a 50.01% ownership in the C Series program was greeted favorably by two analyst reports LNC saw. Credit… Read More

Airbus risks losing market share if it doesn’t boost A350 production

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Pontifications: Photo essay

June 11, 2018, (c) Leeham News: In a change of pace, here are a number of photos gathered from recent visits to museums in the US and Canada. The Lockheed L-1049 Constellation of the Airline History Museum in… Read More