Pontifications: Last production DC-6 destined to USA

By Scott Hamilton Sept. 21, 2020, © Leeham News: A Texas man with an affinity for the Douglas DC-6 purchased the last production model, DC-6B that is still in its original passenger configuration. The DC-6B, delivered in the… Read More

Pontifications: Jets took 30 years to match piston efficiency

Aug. 28, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Airline officials want their airplanes to sip fuel and the engine and airframe manufacturers work mightily to shave even 1% off of consumption. The Airbus A320neo, Boeing 737 MAX, A330neo, A350 and… Read More

Odds and Ends: The selling of the 707

Selling the 707: Fortune magazine reprinted this article from 1957 of the Selling of the 707. Pretty good return to nostalgia. From Twitter: .@Boeing CFO James Bell to retire next April. Corporate Controller Greg Smith to replace him…. Read More