Pontifications: Boeing finally cracks on 777 production rates, but spin continues

June 8, 2015, c. Leeham Co. Boeing finally said it may reduce production rates on the 777 Classic, but only initially by one aircraft per month and only starting in 2018. Dominic Gates of The Seattle Times reported… Read More

777X: Why it’s not a composite fuselage, and going with a derivative for the 737

Boeing defends 777X aluminum fuselage, reads the headline from Bloomberg News, reporting from the Paris Air Show. During the pre-Paris Air Show media briefings by Boeing, we asked Scott Fancher, vice president and general manager of aircraft development,… Read More