UPDATE: Calhoun upbeat on cash flow despite fifth consecutive quarterly loss

By Bryan Corliss Oct. 26, 2022, (c) Leeham News: The Boeing Co. posted a loss from operations of nearly $2.8 billion for the third quarter, citing losses on fixed-price defense development programs that offset an overall 4% growth in… Read More

Lockheed Martin expects competitive bidding for next tanker

By Byan Corliss  Oct. 25, 2022 © Leeham News: A Lockheed Martin official said the company believes the U.S. Air Force will end up seeking competing bids for the next batch of aerial refueling tankers it will buy. … Read More

“The music will stop” because aviation will miss target “green” deadlines: Boeing’s Calhoun

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton David Calhoun. Source: Boeing. Oct. 24, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing CEO David Calhoun believes that the plethora of concepts for shifting to “green” aviation may be confusing policymakers. And, he says, the… Read More

Pontifications: Two sentences described Boeing’s last two years

Oct. 24, 2022, © Leeham News: The question to Boeing CEO David Calhoun was put in levity. His response was telling. Susanne Clark, the president of the US Chamber of Commerce, noted before last month’s Aerospace Summit that… Read More

HOTR: Amazon to add A330 P2F to Prime Air fleet

Oct. 21, 2022, © Leeham News: Amazon’s Prime Air will add 10 Airbus A330-300 freighters to its fleet from 2023. The aircraft will be converted by EFW, in which Airbus is a partner, and leased from Altavair of… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 42. eVTOL range.

October 21, 2022, ©. Leeham News: This is a summary of the article Part 42P, eVTOL range. It discusses the range of a typical eVTOL flying a feeder mission from a city center to an airport. The 42P… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 42P. eVTOL mission range. The deeper discussion.

Subscription required October 21, 2022, ©. Leeham News: This is a complementary article to Part 42, eVTOL mission range. It discusses the typical maximum range we can expect from a certified eVTOL by mid-decade. We have described the… Read More

Engine Development. Part 10. Next generation engines

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction October 20, 2022, © Leeham News: We finish our series about engine development by looking at the next-generation engines and future trends in airliner engine development. We limit this look forward to… Read More

HOTR: China-US relations continue to dive

By the Leeham News team Oct. 17, 2022, © Leeham News: The G-7 meeting among the leaders of world’s top countries is next month. There were hopes that the USA’s President Biden and China’s President Xi would meet… Read More

Pontifications: Energy costs add to aerospace supply chain squeeze

Oct. 17, 2022, © Leeham News: The aerospace supply chain faces new strains due to rising energy costs, Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury said last week. Bloomberg News reports that Faury said some suppliers are shutting down due to… Read More