CFM Monitoring Leap Fleet For Issue Linked To Southwest Engine Failure Commented on: 1 day ago (April 19, 2019)

Are there any reports as to why this seems to only be affecting the Leap-1B, I thought the A's and B's only differed in fan size; not in core architecture.

Why U.S. And Boeing Should Negotiate To End WTO Spat Commented on: 2 weeks ago (April 5, 2019)

It doesn't matter who is 'right' in these matters, as long as both sides keep paying the legal bills this dispute will never end.
For councel on both sides they are to lucrative to let drop...

USAF Pauses KC-46 Delivery A Second Time Commented on: 2 weeks ago (April 4, 2019)

Probably because it's two years late, doesn't work to specification and Boeing have overspent by about $3.5 billion on development.
Anybody feel that Boeing are pushing stored airframes out...

Pentagon Halts F-35 Equipment Delivery To Turkey Commented on: 2 weeks ago (April 2, 2019)

The easy solution (though not the cheapest) would be to build a US system with the same capabilities as the S-400. An open source comparison of the relative capabilities of Patriot/THAAD and the S...

USAF Plans To Fly New F-15 With Empty Back Seat Commented on: 3 weeks ago (March 28, 2019)

Not unless Boeing can reduce its barn door sized RCS to F-35 equality and store all the weapons internally.

Boeing’s 767 Tankers Also Use Augmented Pitch System Commented on: 3 weeks ago (March 26, 2019)

Have Boeing ever explained the logic behind their decision to only use ONE AoA data source for the MCAS system on the 737 MAX?
The aircraft has two, why alternate between them on each flight...

FAA Eyes Consensus On 737 MAX Flight Approvals Commented on: 3 weeks ago (March 26, 2019)

The FAA are like Caeser's wife in this situation. Not only must they be beyond reproach in their conduct of thorough review and test of the new software, they must also be seen to show they are...

DARPA Wants To Assemble, Demo Nuclear Rocket in Orbit Commented on: 4 weeks ago (March 21, 2019)

Any mention somewhere of projected thrust for this? The NERVA engine was supposed to be rated at 75,000 lbf, but had a mass of over 178 tonnes.
Hopefully this engine will be a lot lighter....

The Boeing 737 MAX MCAS Explained Commented on: 4 weeks ago (March 20, 2019)

From the text it appears as it the Leap engines larger nacelles are acting in a similar fashion aerodynamically to the LERX's fitted to AV8B's and F/A-18's. On them the principle is to generate...

Global Fleet of Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Grounded Commented on: 5 weeks ago (March 13, 2019)

As both the Lion Air and Ethiopian aircraft crashed minutes after takeoff, it may be that an unforeseen aerodynamic effect is occurring when the flaps are raised, blatant speculation I know; but...

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