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