The Regional Aircraft Fleet

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Oct. 11, 2021, © Leeham News: The regional aircraft market, defined as aircraft seating 100 or fewer passengers in standard configurations, has fewer OEM players than before. Embraer’s E175-E2 The Bombardier CRJ,… Read More

Outlook 2021: Turboprops challenged

Subscription Required By Judson Rollins & Bjorn Fehrm Introduction Jan. 11, 2021, © Leeham News: COVID-19 may ultimately prove to be a net positive for turboprop manufacturers. Near-term orders will be pinched just as for jets, but a… Read More

2020 Outlook for Airbus, Boeing, et al

Subscription required Introduction By the  Leeham News team. Jan. 2, 2020, © Leeham News: This will be a pivotal year for Boeing. It will be a year of challenges for Airbus. Embraer Commercial Aviation should disappear. Mitsubishi Heavy… Read More

Can the DHC 8-400 compete with the CRJ550 for the 50 seat Scope Clause market? Part 2.

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription Required Introduction November 21, 2019, © Leeham News: Last week we started our analysis of the De Havilland Canada’s DHC 8-400 as a replacement for US Scope Clause 50 seat jets like the Bombardier… Read More

Can the DHC 8-400 compete with a CRJ550 for the 50 seat Scope Clause market?

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription Required Introduction November 14, 2019, © Leeham News: The US mainline airlines have large fleets of 50-seater regional jets that are getting old. The present Scope Clause limits on the number of aircraft with… Read More