HOTR: Boeing ponders 777-300ER P2F program, again

By the Leeham News team Jan. 19, 2023, © Leeham News: Already well behind the 8 ball in delivering 787s, Boeing quietly advised some customers recently that they may see yet another delay—this one up to 15 months…. Read More

Pontifications: Boeing vows to maintain freighter dominance

June 27, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing dominated the jet freighter market from the dawn of the jet age. It aims to keep its dominance. But for the first time since the collapse of McDonnell Douglas in 1997,… Read More

AvWeek MRO Event: Kansas Mod lands first 777-300ER P2F order

April 26, 2022, © Leeham News: Kansas Modification Center/NIAR WERX won an order for three conversions from Boeing 777-300ER passenger aircraft to freighters from Backbone Freighter Leasing, an affiliation of Dr. Peters Group, a European lessor. Backbone also… Read More

NIAR, partners offer tanker-converted 777-300ER PTF to US Air Force

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton Jan. 31, 2022, © Leeham News: A third company will offer a tanker to the US Air Force when the KC-Y Request for Proposal is issued this year. Kansas Modification Center (KMC) and… Read More

Pontifications: As customers wait for 787s, some rethink 777-300ERs

Nov. 8, 2021, © Leeham News: Boeing now has passed one year since deliveries were suspended for the 787. There were 105 787s in inventory at Sept. 30. The current build rate is 2/mo. LNA identified 93 787s… Read More

777 freighter conversion methods and their differences

Subscription Required By the Leeham News Team Sept. 27, 2021, © Leeham News: The race for the Boeing 777 P2F Freighter conversion is on. IAI Bedek Big Twin Boeing 777-300ERF passenger-to-freighter conversion. Lessor GECAS, now part of AerCap,… Read More