What aerospace companies can learn from the MAX crisis.
Orders for narrowbodies that can fly long-haul routes have recently been promising, but there are differing views on the potential impact for low-cost carriers.
Musical chairs at Boeing mean new seats of power
With Muilenburg’s demotion from chairman due to the MAX, a whole host of issues at Boeing now face a different cast of decision-makers and new conditions.
The four proposed types, of successively larger size, would have payloads of 0.3-100 metric tons. A fifth is intended to carry a rocket for space launch.
Multifan design could boost boundary-layer ingestion performance of otherwise conventionally configured electric-powered airliners.
Recent airline casualties highlight the challenges the industry is facing, with smaller players particularly vulnerable.
Future systems may improve pilot and ATC situational awareness during takeoff, landing and taxi phases.
Canada’s Coulson Aircrane receives government support to modify more ex-airline 737-300s to firefighting airtankers.
U.S. stance puts China’s ability to soak up the technology of commercial aircraft onboard systems in doubt.
Detail design of the MA700 is complete, and work has begun on most of the structure at Avic’s civil-aircraft factories.