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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Studies Seek to Industrialize Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace

Studies Seek to Industrialize Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace

Oerlikon is pairing up with major aerospace players to make additive manufacturing (AM) a more feasible option for industrialization. The Swiss technology and engineering group has signed agreements this year with Lufthansa Technik (LHT) and Boeing to coll...
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Boeing Sees Doubling of Pilot Need over 20 Years

Boeing Sees Doubling of Pilot Need over 20 Years

Boeing projects a demand for 790,000 pilots over the next 20 years, representing a doubling of the present workforce. Released Monday at EAA AirVenture 2018 as part of Boeing’s 2018 Pilot & Technician Outlook, the projection calls for the most...
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Boeing Unveils Concept for Hypersonic Airliner

Boeing Unveils Concept for Hypersonic Airliner

Boeing unveiled a new concept for its first passenger-carrying hypersonic airplane at the June 25 to 29 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics conference in Atlanta. One of several hypersonic vehicle concepts spanning a wide range of potential appl...
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Boeing Reaches Out to 60 Airlines on NMA Design

Boeing Reaches Out to 60 Airlines on NMA Design

  Ihssane Mounir, Boeing senior v-p sales and marketing, revealed that Boeing is now talking with more than 60 airlines on the right configuration for its New Middle-of-the-market Aircraft (NMA) or middle-of-the-market (MOM) aircraft. Speaking at a briefing ...
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