Bjorn’s Corner: New aircraft technologies. Part 33. Supply chain

October 6, 2023, ©. Leeham News: We are discussing the Detailed design phase of an airliner development program. We have discussed program management methods, development techniques, tools for Detailed design and that the production methods today are as… Read More

Further developments of the A321, Part 2

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm October 5, 2023, © Leeham News: We look at what can be the next development for Airbus’ most popular aircraft, the A321neo. We looked at the history of the A320/A321 last week and… Read More

Risk Adjusted Business: Aircraft and leasing values

By William Loh, International Aviation Advisors and Dr. David Yu, CFA, Senior ISTAT Appraiser, AAVA Group, NYU Shanghai and Stern Special to Leeham News Oct. 3, 2023, © Leeham News: Investing in aircraft has become increasingly popular over… Read More

Analysis: With Gentile out at Spirit, here’s what Shanahan’s hiring likely means

By Bryan Corliss Subscription required Oct. 2, 2023, © Leeham News – Tom Gentile is out as CEO of Spirit AeroSystems, the victim of a number of serious production missteps and a failure to lead the Tier 1… Read More

Mammoth quietly drops trade secrets theft lawsuit

By the Leeham News Team Oct. 2, 2023, © Leeham News: Mammoth Conversions quietly dropped its long-running trade secrets lawsuit against Sequoia Conversions, a competitor, for alleged trade secrets theft. Mammoth and Sequoia settled and dropped the lawsuit,… Read More

Analysis: Boeing’s options for Spirit AeroSystem

Breaking News: Tom Gentile, the CEO of Spirit, is out. He’s been replaced by Pat Shanahan, a Spirit Board member, on an interim basis while the search for a permanent CEO is underway. Shanahan is a former Boeing… Read More