Odds and Ends: 737 MAX order breakdown; Airbus to top Boeing; Embraer to PNAA event

Jan. 6, 2015: 737 MAX Orders: Boeing has broken down the 737 MAX orders for the entire program in response to our inquiry. The 737-8 has captured 87% of the program orders since launch in 2011. The MAX… Read More

Odds and Ends: 757 replacement search continues; Qatar’s A350; PNAA aviation conference

757 replacement: Aviation Week has a good piece about Boeing’s studies of a replacement for the 757, harking back to the era when Boeing designed the 757 and 767–a New Small Airplane and a New Light Twin. Guy… Read More

Aviation conferences this month

There are two aviation conferences in Washington State this month. The first is from the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance October 8. The PNAA Space & Security conference, a one day event, will be at the Museum of Flight… Read More

Repost: Pratt & Whitney GTF program update at PNAA conference, plus Q&A PW, RR and GE

Due to technical issues we don’t begin to understand, the PW GTF engine program update didn’t display the videos, only the links. We are re-posting to correct the situation because we couldn’t fix it within the original post…. Read More

A350 XWB program update at the PNAA conference

Daniel Wenninger, senior director of the Airbus A350 XWB program out if the Airbus Americas office, appeared at the 2014 Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance conference last week in the Seattle area. . [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMyM5NLu3V8] . [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YNb0UFKiMw] Simon Pickup of… Read More

Development of the GE9X for the Boeing 777X

Jason Brewer, general manager of GE Commercial Engines Marketing, appeared at last week’s Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance 2014 conference on the Big Engines panel. Brewer discussed the development of the GE9X for the Boeing 777X, outlining the new… Read More

Boeing’s Randy Tinseth provides mythbusting assessment at PNAA conference

Boeing’s vice president of marketing, Randy Tinseth, appeared at the annual Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance conference this week in the Seattle area. He talked about Boeing’s annual Current Market Outlook update as well as taking a light-hearted approach… Read More

Richard Aboulafia analyzes state of industry, opines on A380neo, what it works for Emirates and other stuff

Richard Aboulafia, an analyst for The Teal Group, is a headline speaker at the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance every year. Below are a series of videos of his presentation this year. He provides an overview of the commercial… Read More

Alaska CEO Tilden talks about airline, surviving mega-carrier competition

Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden was keynote at the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance Day One conference Feb. 4. He spoke about the airline’s transformation into a carrier that survived without filing for bankruptcy; and against Delta Air Lines’… Read More

Odds and Ends: 777X site; A380 reconfiguration; 777 flashback; PNAA’s 13th annual conference; A350; MC-21

Build 777X “where it makes the most sense:” A Boeing executive, in a CNBC interview, said the 777X would be built “where it makes the most sense.” CNBC writes that Shephard Hill, president of Boeing International, said, “Honestly,… Read More