Airbus parent skeptical of composites for A320 class airplane

Paris Air Show: The chief technology officer for Airbus parent EADS is skeptical of composites for the A320 class of airplane while Boeing considers the material to be the “baseline preference” for what officials call the New Small… Read More

Boeing ‘supersite’ may be just super-dream

Visions that Boeing could create a production “supersite” appear to be little more than a “super-dream,” it turns out. Mike Bair, vice president of Advanced 737 Product Development, first revealed his vision for a production supersite shortly after… Read More

Boeing’s thinking still up in the air on New Small Airplane

Boeing promises “clarity” at the Paris Air Show about its New Small Airplane (NSA) program, but aside from settling on the performance it believes is required, little clarity has truly been achieved inside Boeing. We learned last week… Read More