Quality Will Drive Pay for Spirit Executives

By Dan Catchpole Feb. 6, 2024 © Leeham News: Quality more than quantity will drive Spirit Aerosystems executives’ compensation when the company unveils its new formula when it files its proxy statement in March, the company’s CEO Pat… Read More

Aboulafia calls for “regime change now” at Boeing

By Scott Hamilton Feb. 6, 2024, © Leeham News: With hundreds of new 737 MAXes facing delays due to the Federal Aviation Administration’s freeze on production rates, how much compensation will Boeing owe airlines and lessors? It’s a… Read More

Pontifications: It’s been five years since Boeing’s last normal year. Five more to go.

Feb. 6, 2024, © Leeham News: Think about it. The last normal year for The Boeing Co. was 2018—five long years ago. At best, we think the next normal year may be 2028. Another five long years. And… Read More

Skeptics about Boeing’s 737 production rate

By Scott Hamilton Feb. 5, 2024, © Leeham News: The Federal Aviation Administration froze Boeing’s production rate of the 737 MAX at its current level. But just what is this rate? Boeing says it’s 38 airplane per month…. Read More

Boeing’s orders and deferred production costs: a deeper look

Subscription Required By Judson Rollins Introduction  Feb. 5, 2023, © Leeham News: After last week’s release of the 2023 annual report for Boeing, we undertake our annual analysis of at-risk deals on the OEM’s books. This year, we… Read More

Bjorn’ s Corner: New aircraft technologies. Part 47. MSG-3 Maintenance

February 2, 2024, ©. Leeham News: We are discussing the different phases of a new airliner program. After covering the Design and Production, we now look at the Operational phase of a new airliner family. For the operational… Read More

Aerospace Metals lead ATI’s Q4 Earnings

Subscription Required By Chris Sloan Feb. 1, 2024, © Leeham News: Aerospace continued its upward trajectory share of Allegheny Technologies’ overall business, the metals marker reported in its fourth-quarter earnings call. “We made significant progress toward our strategy… Read More

Re-engining the Boeing 767, Part 4

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm February 1, 2024, © Leeham News: We have been looking at a re-engine of the 767, a move that Boeing is considering to avoid a production stop after 2027. The present 767 engines… Read More