Among commercial aircraft, the Boeing 737 MAX drama is drawing a lot of attention. But other programs are nearing important milestones or launch decisions as well.
Selloffs leave Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier focused on business aviation
Embraer’s Slattery says many of the goals set for entry into service have been exceeded, but he concedes there have been some "small learnings."
Safran CEO Philippe Petitcolin, while still working on Zodiac integration, is also bracing for airframers taking design work away from system manufacturers.
The next-generation regional turboprop may be smaller aircraft powered by a new wave of hybrid-electric propulsion systems.
Resources diverted to fix MAX could lead to new-product delays; expanded MAX family’s debut also pushed back.
Commercial aircraft designers search for configurations that will bring big fuel and emissions savings to the narrowbody market
The fate of the Boeing 737 MAX will have a major influence on Boeing’s product strategy; it may have to start development of a new narrowbody sooner.
The Brazilian company is betting that Boeing can help open new doors for sales of E-Jets and KC-390s.