Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator latest in 10 year effort

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton This Boeing 777-200ER is the latest in the company’s 10-year ecoD program. Credit: Boeing. June 27, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing’s unveiling of a 777-200ER ecoDemonstrator on June 14 is the latest “ecoD”… Read More

Pontifications: Boeing vows to maintain freighter dominance

June 27, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing dominated the jet freighter market from the dawn of the jet age. It aims to keep its dominance. But for the first time since the collapse of McDonnell Douglas in 1997,… Read More

Exclusive: No change in Scope Clause in new United pilot contract that would have allowed E175-E2

By Scott Hamilton June 24, 2022, (c) Leeham News: There is no change to the Scope Clause in the new United Airlines pilot contract governing the number of regional jets that can be operated by regional partners, LNA… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 25. High Temperature Fuel Cell-based 70-seat airliner

June 24, 2022, ©. Leeham News: Last week, we discussed how a High Temperature Fuel Cell (HTFC) could improve the installation of a propulsion system in our 70-seat airliner. We now add this variant to the systems we… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 25P. High Temperature Fuel Cell-based 70-seat airliner. The deeper discussion.

Subscription required June 24, 2022, ©. Leeham News: This is a complementary article to Part 25, High Temperature Fuel Cell-based 70-seat airliner. It adds the masses and efficiencies of a High Temperature Fuel Cell system to our 70-seat… Read More

Best business; Under-floor Cargo or Dedicated Freighter. Part 2.

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction June 23, 2022, © Leeham News: What is the best business: to transport cargo below the floor in passenger airliners or with dedicated freighter aircraft? We could see in last week’s article… Read More

Commercial Aircraft programs duration from launch to delivery over the years

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   June 20, 2022, © Leeham News: New airplane programs used to come to market in four years. Now, the launch-to-entry-into-service period has been seven years or more. (Chinese and Russian programs take… Read More

Pontifications: Why I’m cautiously optimistic about Boeing’s future

June 20, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing still has a deep hole to climb out of. There’s still plenty of opportunity for missteps along the way. But I’m cautiously optimistic about Boeing’s future. Here’s why. There are tangible… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 24. High Temperature Fuel Cells

June 17, 2022, ©. Leeham News: Last week, we looked at the installation effects and efficiencies of the fuel cell systems we discussed in earlier parts of the series. We could see the variants were significantly heavier than… Read More

FAA adopts ICAO 2027 emissions, noise rules; death knell for new production 767F, 777F

787F, NMA-F are natural conclusions to consider for a successor to 767F By Scott Hamilton June 16, 2022, © Leeham News: The US Federal Aviation Administration yesterday announced it will adopt the emissions and noise rules proposed in… Read More