Aerospace Manufacturing & Supply Chain

May 11, 2021
After several OEMs exited the regional market, dominant airframers Embraer and ATR are devising new strategies.
May 04, 2021
ZeroAvia testbed crash; Lufthansa deploys riblets; MightyFly’s autonomous logistics; Wingcopter’s triple drop; Hydrogen startup funding.
May 04, 2021
The slow pace of Leonardo’s AW609 program has not benefited from the global pandemic.
Apr 30, 2021
Internal production headwinds slow but still persist.
Apr 30, 2021
Finland fighter bids submitted; Air Force One’s costs rise; Pentagon’s R&D nominee; and Top Aces win renewal.
May 12, 2021
Based on Airbus’ latest thinking that single-aisle demand will return sooner than expected, the OEM is resuming preparatory work for a new narrowbody final assembly line in Toulouse to be operational by the end of 2022.
Apr 29, 2021
Last month, PCX Aerosystems announced it was buying nearby Senior Aerospace Connecticut. This month, Greenbriar Equity Group announced it will buy PCX from RFE Investment Partners.
Apr 29, 2021
Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury warned April 29 that there is a “lack of predictability” as to the expected recovery of the industry as trends have diverged in different regions, even though the company posted relatively good results for the first quarter.
Apr 27, 2021
Depressed commercial aerospace returns still could not dampen earnings or sentiments at Raytheon Technologies after the company April 27 reported its mildly better-than-expected financial results for the first quarter of 2021.
Apr 27, 2021
A common practice used by airlines to reduce fuel costs could undermine the objectives of a planned EU mandate to blend sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) with fossil jet fuel starting in 2025, an environmental organization has warned.
Apr 20, 2021
Morf3D, an additive manufacturing startup that once was the darling of Boeing new-investment efforts, has a new 90,000-sq.-ft. headquarters in Long Beach, California, and is now controlled by Japanese camera giant Nikon.
Apr 19, 2021
Spirit AeroSystems is now making several changes it had wanted to make eventually in a much quicker fashion—potentially turning its labor-intensive, 20th-century style factories into modern marvels of digitally driven lean manufacturing efficiency.
Apr 14, 2021
The exemplary support the French government has provided to the country’s aerospace industry has proved effective damage control.