Stabilizing 737 production is Boeing’s priority, CFO says

By Dan Catchpole June 5, 2019, © Leeham News: Boeing is focused on smoothing out 737 production at 42 aircraft a month for now. Any decision to returning production to 52/month is well down the road, Boeing CFO… Read More

Boeing’s 777X analyzed

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Focus on NMA engines: all OEMs vying for Boeing’s approval

Subscription Required Now open to all readers. Introduction March 22, 2018, © Leeham Co.: As Boeing enters the final stretch whether to launch the New Midrange Aircraft (NMA, aka 797) market focus should shift to the engines more… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Turbofan engine challenges, Part 3

November 12, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: In our trip through a modern turbofan airliner engine and its technologies, we looked last week at the engine intake and the fan. We now continue with the compressor parts. As compressors and… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Engine architectures

4 March 2016, ©. Leeham Co: There is a saying, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat.” The same goes for making successful Turbofans to commercial aircraft. At the recent Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance 2016 sub-supplier… Read More

Boeing 777X heading towards design freeze a bit heavier than planned.

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Engine Alliance undertakes PIPs, but not to level Emirates wants

June 17, 2015, Paris Air Show, c. Leeham Co. Engine Alliance, one of the two power plant suppliers for the Airbus A380, said today that it is undertaking Performance Improvement Package (PIP) upgrades to the GP7200 to lower… Read More

Muilenburg’s challenges as Boeing CEO

Subscription Required. Now open to all readers Introduction Jan. 27, 2015: Dennis Muilenburg has been the No. 2 at The Boeing Co. for a little more than a year. He was named vice chairman, president and COO in… Read More

Boom times leads to looming cash flow shortfall across OEMs

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Boeing considers single, twin aisle, co-development 757/767 style for next new airplane

Subscription required. Now open to all Readers. Introduction Boeing is looking at a number of scenarios for its New Airplane Study (NAS) that would replace the 757 and 737, have ranges from 4,000nm-5,000nm, and carry as few passengers… Read More