Parachutes, Tape Flammability Issues Nix July Starliner Flight
A routine checkpoint review exposed two safety issues that were seeded long ago.
andrea.copleys… Thu, 06/08/2023 - 08:00
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More Stumbling Blocks for Boeing Starliner

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Daily Memo: When It Comes To This Widebody, Boeing Is Confident

By Sean Broderick Jun 06, 2023
Shifting market dynamics may be leaving the company ideally positioned at the large-aircraft end of the market with the 777-9.
Aircraft & Propulsion
New Issue Slows Boeing 787 Deliveries, Requires Rework
A newly discovered production issue will slow Boeing 787 deliveries near-term and require inspections and likely repairs to undelivered aircraft, Boeing says.
natalia.pelayo… Tue, 06/06/2023 - 17:43
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Emirates Prepares Large Follow-Up Order For Boeing 777X, Airbus A350

By Jens Flottau Jun 06, 2023
Emirates has begun work on another large order for widebody aircraft as the airline prepares for the replacement of a bigger part of its current fleet. 
On Location

Russian Lessor GTLK Downplays Liquidation Of Its Irish Subsidiaries

Aviation Week Network Staff Jun 06, 2023
GTLK says the court-ordered liquidation of its Dublin-based subsidiaries will not seriously affect the financial stability of its business. 
Airlines & Lessors

SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship Enroute To ISS

By Irene Klotz Jun 05, 2023
A SpaceX Dragon capsule lifted off for a resupply run to the International Space Station on June 5, carrying more than 7,200 lb. of cargo.

Red 6 Closes Series B Financing For AR-Aided Pilot Training

By Steve Trimble Jun 02, 2023
The capital will support Advanced Tactical Augmented Reality System, which inserts synthetic images of objects, such as aircraft, on a pilot's display.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

Daily Memo: India’s Ascendant Aviation Market May Face Headwinds

By Matthew Fulco Jun 02, 2023
If there was any doubt that India was the next big thing in commercial aviation, it was put to rest when Air India announced its purchase of 470 passenger jets.
Airlines & Lessors

Supply Chain Potential Will Dictate 737, 787 Peak Production Rates, Calhoun Says

By Sean Broderick Jun 02, 2023
Boeing’s imminent 737 production rate increase to 38 aircraft per month remains on course amid nagging supply-chain issues.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Boeing To Study If SAF Production Can Be Scaled In Southeast Asia

By Chen Chuanren Jun 02, 2023
Boeing expects to publish findings from the joint study with non-profit the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) in early 2024.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Autonomy Technology At Core Of Boeing’s Wisk Takeover

By Graham Warwick Jun 01, 2023
Boeing has taken full control of self-flying air taxi developer Wisk.
Advanced Air Mobility

Two More Technical Issues Delay Starliner Crew Flight Test

By Irene Klotz Jun 01, 2023
Boeing is standing down from preparations to launch the long-awaited Crew Flight Test (CFT) of its CST-100 Starliner.
Commercial Space

Boeing Expands Parts Presence In Poland

By James Pozzi Jun 01, 2023
The airframe manufacturer has bolstered its supply chain network in Europe with the opening of a new facility in Rzeszów.
Supply Chain

Boeing To Focus On Truss-Braced Wing, Autonomy For Next Aircraft, Calhoun Says

By Jens Flottau Jun 01, 2023
Boeing’s commercial aircraft development efforts are focused on emerging airframe technologies that could lead to a new aircraft available starting in 2035.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Boeing Insists On Long Game In Aircraft Development

By Sean Broderick Jun 01, 2023
CEO Dave Calhoun claims Airbus and Comac competitive threats are overplayed, and says OEM will need until at least 2035 to bring a new aircraft to market.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain
EBACE Climate Change Protests Spotlight Sustainability
Protests at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition reinforce the need to highlight progress toward zero-carbon operations.
audra.avizieni… Thu, 06/01/2023 - 08:00
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Opinion: Why It Is Time For The Blended Wing Body

By Kevin Michaels Jun 01, 2023
The BWB offers a number of advantages for both commercial and military applications.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Commentary: What IATA Should Achieve At Its Istanbul Assembly

By Jens Flottau Jun 01, 2023
Airlines have committed to net-zero emissions by 2050. Now the sector needs to launch credible action and pressure OEMs to move faster.
Airlines & Lessors

Boeing Considers Vertical Lift Future As Two Major Programs Wind Down

By Brian Everstine Jun 01, 2023
With Osprey orders ending and the Chinook awaiting a major U.S. Army decision, Boeing is devising a new future for its Philadelphia campus.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Ocean CO2 Removal Startup Equatic, Boeing Sign Prepurchase Deal

By Garrett Reim May 31, 2023
Boeing has signed a prepurchase option agreement with Equatic, a startup that aims to remove carbon dioxide from seawater.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Boeing 737-7 Certification ‘Close,’ 737-10 Timeline Less Certain

By Sean Broderick May 31, 2023
A top company executive expressed confidence that the 737-7 will earn U.S. FAA approval in 2023.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Boeing Propulsion Center Growing OEM, Aftermarket Roles

By Sean Broderick May 31, 2023
Boeing’s Charleston-area propulsion center prepares to take on role of delivering ready-to-install engine “kits” to the final assembly line (FAL).
Aircraft & Propulsion

787 Production At Four Per Month; Factory Changes Underway For Higher Output

By Sean Broderick May 30, 2023
Boeing is now building four 787s per month and is on track to hit its near-term target of five per month by year-end.
Aircraft & Propulsion

CEO Interview: Flydubai’s Ghaith Al Ghaith

By Kurt Hofmann May 30, 2023
Flydubai was established in March 2008 as an LCC and grew quickly by serving secondary markets from Dubai and as a strategic partner of Emirates Airline.
Airlines & Lessors

Boeing Explores P-8 Sustainment In Singapore

By Chen Chuanren May 30, 2023
Boeing and ST Engineering have agreed to explore setting up a P-8 Poseidon services and sustainment center in Singapore to support the maritime patrol aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion