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 13. Later in the Prelaunch Phase

July 23, 2021, ©. Leeham News: Last week, we went through the initial tasks in the Prelaunch Phase. We talked about Sales and Marketing activities, initial Concept development, and first Supplier contacts. Now that time has passed, we… 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. Part10. What aircraft to develop.

July 2, 2021, ©. Leeham News: It’s time to start our aircraft project, where we discuss aircraft development from preliminary planning to fleet support and look at how the certification rules influence our work. The first part of… 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