Delta asks Commerce to redefine scope of Boeing-Bombardier case

Aug. 8, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Delta Air Lines asked the US Department of Commerce to redefine the scope of the Boeing complaint of Bombardier price dumping in its CS100 order with the carrier, filings at DOC show…. Read More

Mid-Year production/delivery update: Bombardier, Embraer

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Embraer’s 2Q results: profits up, backlog declines

July 28, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Embraer reported first half net income of $101.6m after a $59.1m net profit for the second quarter. Revenues for the half were $2.8bn and $1.77bn for the quarter. EMB delivered 35 EJets… Read More

Pontifications: JADC 20-year forecast: VLA, NMA and other data

July 24, 2017, © Leeham Co.: The Japan Aircraft Development Corp (JADC) just published its 2017-2037 jet and turboprop forecast. JADC forecasts a demand for 33,336 jet airliners and some 2,000 turboprops. JADC is partly owned by Mitsubishi,… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Electric aircraft, Part 4

July 21, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: In this Corner, we will start looking at the mass of the different components in a hybrid electric propulsion system compared with a classical turbofan propulsion. Our propulsion project is for a regional… Read More

Commercialized C-130 beats rivals, crew says

June 18, 2017, © Leeham Co.: The commercial offering of the venerable Lockheed Martin C-130J, the LM-100J, is here at the Paris Air Show, along with its rivals, the Embraer KC-390 and Airbus A400M. The crew with Lockheed… Read More

LNC is off to the Paris Air Show

June 15, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Leeham News and Comment is off to the Paris Air Show. Coverage will begin Sunday, with several events in advance of the show’s official opening Monday. We’ll be there through Thursday, with… Read More

Embraer adds range to E190/95 E2s

June 2, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Embraer today announced enhancements to its new E190-E2 and E195-E2 adding range to the 195 and improving hot-and-high and challenging airport performance for the 190. John Slattery, president and CEO of Embraer… Read More

Embraer aggressively pursues private jet market

June 2, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Embraer is aggressively growing in the private jet market, offering a range of clean-sheet designs to business jet versions of its venerable E-145 RJ and its E-Jet. In a pre-Paris Air Show… Read More

Embraer’s US footprint spans 31 states

June 2, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Embraer is best known as a Brazilian company, but its US footprint and economic contributions are surprising for those who don’t delve into these sorts of things. Gary Spulak, president, Embraer Aircraft… Read More