Boeing’s BHAG: Is $50bn Service Revenue Goal Achievable?

 Special to Leeham News and Comment By Kevin Michaels, Managing Director, AeroDynamic Advisory Business gurus Jim Collins and Jerry Porras coined the phrase “Big Hairy Audacious Goal” (BHAG) to describe a business objective which is highly ambitious, galvanizes… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Aircraft engines, sum up

April 14, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: We’ve been talking engines on Fridays since October 2016. The Corners covered several areas, from technologies to operations. And we could go on and dig deeper. But we will move on. Before we go,… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Aircraft engine maintenance, Part 6

  April 7, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: Last week’s Corner developed the overhaul shop visits per year for wide-body engines. We will now look at how the market develops around these overhaul opportunities. How does the shop structure develop… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Aircraft engine maintenance, Part 5

March 31, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: In the last Corner, we showed flight hour graphs for wide-body engines. Now we will deduce the market for engine overhauls from these graphs. It will show which engines are still in engine… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Aircraft engine maintenance, Part 4

  March 24, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: After covering the maintenance market for single-aisle engines, time has come for the engines used on wide-body aircraft. The engine maintenance for a wide-body engine is a bit different to the single-aisle… Read More

Engine OEMs diverge on technology for next generation

March 7, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Representatives of the four major commercial engine manufacturers have divergent views of the next round of engine development, either for the Middle of the Market/New Mid-range Airplane (NMA) or New Small Airplanes… Read More

2017: the year ahead

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Bjorn’s Corner; Turbofan engine challenges, Part 7

December 16, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: After the turbine comes the engine’s exhaust system. This is where the thrust characteristics of the engine are formed. It is also the environment that defines the back pressure for the fan and… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner; Turbofan engine challenges; Part 6

December 08, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: We have now come to the turbine in our trip through a modern turbofan.  The turbines make up the rear of the engine, before the propelling nozzle. The turbines are the workhorses in… Read More

The Boom SST engine problem, Part 2

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