Boeing Launches Autonomous Passenger Aircraft

Boeing Launches Autonomous Passenger Aircraft

   A Boeing autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) had recently completed its first flight. The PAV was designed as part of Boeing’s intention to advance the safety and technology of future urban air mobility. The PAV prototype completed a controlled...
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Boeing’s New 777X to Offer Gentex Dimmable Windows

Boeing’s New 777X to Offer Gentex Dimmable Windows

Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX), the world’s leading supplier of electronically dimmable windows (EDWs) for the aerospace industry, announced today at CES 2019 that its latest generation of dimmable aircraft windows will be offered as optional content on t...
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Boeing reveals ultra-efficient airliner concept

Boeing reveals ultra-efficient airliner concept

Boeing has unveiled a refined design for its Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) ultra-efficient airliner concept. The 737-class aircraft, with a 170-ft.-span low-drag wing, is designed to fly at Mach 0.8, a typical airliner cruise speed and faster than previo...
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Boeing Edges Airbus to Stay World’s Biggest Commercial Aircraft Manufacturer

Boeing Edges Airbus to Stay World’s Biggest Commercial Aircraft Manufacturer

Boeing Co. delivered a record 806 commercial aircraft in 2018, edging out Airbus SE to retain the crown as world’s largest planemaker as both manufacturers kept factories churning late into December to overcome earlier supplier shortfalls. Collected and summ...
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Boeing Predicts Brexit Won’t Kill Demand For Planes

Boeing Predicts Brexit Won’t Kill Demand For Planes

  Boeing is trying to get its ducks – or planes – in a row ahead of Brexit in case the UK government doesn’t do its part to secure a smart deal. Boeing Co. reckons Brexit will slow growth in...
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Boeing Guidance on 737 Max Stall Protection System Under Fire

Boeing Guidance on 737 Max Stall Protection System Under Fire

Boeing failed to communicate with 737 Max operators new procedures for addressing cases in which the airplane’s automatic stall prevention system commands the nose of the airplane downward, potentially resulting the kind of steep dive that appears to have le...
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Boeing Considering A 777-300ER Freighter

Boeing Considering A 777-300ER Freighter

Boeing has invested in 215 organic projects to grow its services business, one of those is exploring a 777-300ER passenger to freighter conversion. The robust global freight demand, and subsequent need for cargo aircraft, is “largely driven from an ecommerce...
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Boeing predicts need for 3,260 freighters by 2037

Boeing predicts need for 3,260 freighters by 2037

With air cargo traffic expected to double over the next 20 years, the global freighter fleet will need to expand by more than 70% to satisfy demand, from the current 1,870 aircraft to 3,260 in 2037. That figure includes deliveries...
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Airbus May Race Boeing to Build Long-Range Narrow-Body Jets

Airbus May Race Boeing to Build Long-Range Narrow-Body Jets

Airbus hinted that a longer-range version of its newest narrow-body jet, the A321 XLR, could be available by 2023. That would likely beat to market Boeing’s comparable but all-new 797. It’s remarkable that the airplane manufacturer duopoly can maintain suc...
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Boeing Faces a Severe Slowdown in Jetliner Deliveries

Boeing Faces a Severe Slowdown in Jetliner Deliveries

Deliveries of Boeing’s popular 737 narrowbody faltered in July as the airplane manufacturer had difficulty sourcing parts from its suppliers. The simmering trade war may make such delays worse, but for now, the problem is just surprisingly high demand. Colle...
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