European Aviation Regulatory Chief Satisfied With Boeing 737 MAX Changes

The head of the European Union’s Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is satisfied with the changes to the 737 MAX. This comes as the MAX is expected to be cleared for flight in... Read more »

Boeing Has Delivered Less Than 100 Aircraft Since January

Boeing’s third-quarter deliveries report is out. While the planemaker beat out its second-quarter deliveries, only 28 jets were handed over to customers. This brings the yearly total thus far for 2020 to... Read more »

Aircraft Tariffs – What’s Going On Between The US And EU

Most years, Boeing sells billions of dollars worth of aircraft to European Union nations. On the flip side, Europe’s Airbus makes billions sending factory fresh planes over to the United States. The... Read more »

Boeing reports a large second quarter loss

Boeing released this second quarter statement: Financial results continue to be significantly impacted by COVID-19 and the 737 MAX grounding Revenue of $11.8 billion, GAAP loss per share of ($4.20) and core... Read more »

Boeing CEO updates employees on quarterly results and market realities

Boeing President and CEO Dave Calhoun issued the following letter to employees today addressing aerospace market realities: Team, These past few months have been unlike anything we’ve seen. The pandemic’s effect on... Read more »

Reuters: FAA proposes requiring key Boeing 737 MAX design changes

From Reuters: “The Federal Aviation Administration said on Monday it is proposing requiring four key Boeing 737 MAX design changes to address safety issues seen in two crashes that killed 346 people... Read more »

Boeing to ground 8 787 Dreamliners due to manufacturing problems

Boeing issued this short statement: “Boeing has identified two distinct manufacturing issues in the join of certain 787 aftbody fuselage sections, which, in combination, result in a condition that does not meet... Read more »

Reuters: Boeing finds a new 787 Dreamliner production problem

From Reuters: “Boeing Company warned on Tuesday of delays in deliveries of its 787 Dreamliner, as three separate production flaws over the past year hamper efforts to develop an alternative cash cow... Read more »

Boeing and Etihad Airways concluded testing on the ecoDemonstrator program

Boeing and Etihad Airways concluded testing on the aerospace company’s 2020 ecoDemonstrator program last week with a cross-country flight using a 50/50 blend of sustainable and traditional jet fuel. Flying from Seattle... Read more »

House Final Committee Report on the Boeing 737 MAX

Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Rick Larsen (D-WA) one September 16, 2020 released the Committee’s final report on... Read more »