Bjorn’s Corner: The challenges of airliner development. Part 14. The ATO.

July 30, 2021, ©. Leeham News: Last week, we went through the later tasks in the Prelaunch Phase. We talked about Concept refinement, Supplier selection, and Certification work. Now we dig deeper into the important Authorization To Offer… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: The challenges of airliner development. Part 12. The Prelaunch Phase.

July 16, 2021, ©. Leeham News: Last week, we showed the first cut of an overall Program Plan for our 19 seat airliner project. Now we discuss the Prelaunch Phase activities in more detail, including what type of… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: The challenges of airliner development. Part 9. Size of the airliner.

June 25, 2021, ©. Leeham News: We are closing in on our aircraft project, where we will go through an aircraft development from A to Z and look at how certification rules govern our work. Before we decide… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: The challenges of airliner development. Part 5. Developing to Cert rules

May 28, 2021, ©. Leeham News: After an overview of different certification rules and discussions about why there are different rule sets, we now exemplify the rules by looking at specific aircraft projects and how the certification rules… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: The challenges of airliner development. Part 4. How safe is safe?

May 21, 2021, ©. Leeham News: After giving an overview of the types of certification rules last week we now describe why the rules can vary so much between projects. We cover some general concepts around acceptable levels… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: The challenges of airliner development. Part 3. Certification rules overview.

May 14, 2021, ©. Leeham News: The certification rules for different aeronautical vehicles are specific for each airworthiness jurisdiction. It means each country has its own rules for all the categories we listed in the last article. However,… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: The challenges of airliner development. Part 2. Why Certification?

May 7, 2021, ©. Leeham News: The major challenge with developing commercial aircraft is the certification process. You can’t just develop the aircraft based on your unique knowledge and ideas, you must do it according to a detailed… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: The Challenges of Airliner Development. Part 1. Introduction

April 30, 2021, ©. Leeham News: After our hydrogen series, we now start a series around the Challenges of Airliner Development. We have more aeronautical projects in development than ever, fueled by the transformation to new, more sustainable… Read More