Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator latest in 10 year effort

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton This Boeing 777-200ER is the latest in the company’s 10-year ecoD program. Credit: Boeing. June 27, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing’s unveiling of a 777-200ER ecoDemonstrator on June 14 is the latest “ecoD”… Read More

Pontifications: Rolls-Royce and the Next Boeing Airplane

April 18, 2022, © Leeham News: The aviation industry is waiting to see what Boeing will do when it comes to a new airplane. The Next Boeing Airplane (NBA), whatever form it takes, will largely be driven by… Read More

Pontifications: Returning MAX to pre-grounding rate one key to Boeing’s launch of new airplane

April 4, 2022, © Leeham News: Returning the 737 MAX production rate to pre-grounding levels, and beyond, is a key element to positioning Boeing to launch a new airplane program. So far, Boeing hasn’t provided any guidance to… Read More

Pontifications: The soup du jour

March 14, 2022, © Leeham News: You might call it the soup du jour. EcoAviation is all over the place at aviation conferences these days. It was a key topic at last October’s Annual General Meeting of the… Read More

For next new airplane, Pratt appears to trail CFM for next new engine

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton Feb. 21, 2022, © Leeham News: As Boeing ponders whether to launch a new airplane program and industry consensus seems to be that this must happen in 2023 or 2024, Pratt & Whitney… Read More

HOTR: Consensus that Boeing must launch new airplane in 2023 or 2024

By Scott Hamilton Feb. 15, 2022, © Leeham News: There is a belief that when Boeing clears out much of its 737 MAX inventory, resumes delivery of the 787, and reduces a good portion of its debt that… Read More

10 Minutes About: John Plueger on Boeing’s Future

Nov. 10, 2021, (c) Leeham News: Today’s episode is 10 Minutes About Boeing Future. With LNA today is a special guest, John Plueger, the president and CEO of Air Lease Corp., one of the leading and most influential lessors… Read More

Pontifications: Boeing’s production system of the future

Nov. 1, 2021, © Leeham News: Boeing executives have been hinting for years about the production transformation the company sees as critical to the Next Boeing Airplane (NBA), no matter what form it takes. Boeing’s effort, begun under… Read More

Boeing’s apparent shifting product strategy

 Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton Introduction Aug. 2, 2021, © Leeham News: Boeing last week reiterated it believes the 777-9 will be certified and delivered in late 2023. CEO David Calhoun also said, “I’m confident that might be… Read More

Podcast: 10 Minutes About the Boeing Design and Production Moonshot

June 29, 2021, © Leeham News: “Most often when a new airplane is developed by either side, it is usually developed around a propulsion package that offers 15% to 20% improvement with respect to efficiency versus the one… Read More