Bjorn’s Corner: Aircraft engines, sum up

April 14, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: We’ve been talking engines on Fridays since October 2016. The Corners covered several areas, from technologies to operations. And we could go on and dig deeper. But we will move on. Before we go,… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Flight simulators

22 July 2016, ©. Leeham Co: Last week at the Farnborough Air Show I had the chance to try three flight simulators: The MC-21 airliner simulator, the SAAB Gripen fighter simulator and a special simulator for testing some new 3D… Read More

IRKUT MC-21 analysis, Part 2

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription required. Introduction Feb. 24, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: Two weeks ago we started our analysis of the new Russian single aisle aircraft, United Aircraft’s Irkut MC-21. We looked at key design features and compared these… Read More