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Daily Insight: Tuesday 2 April 2019: More Trouble for Rolls Royce?

News Problems with High Pressure Turbine blades have emerged on the Trent 1000 TEN engine used on the 787-10 aircraft, and Singapore Airlines is performing engine changes on its 787-10 fleet.  The Trent 1000 TEN is a derivative of the Trent 1000 program, and is likely...

Daily Insight: Monday 18 February 2019: Who Benefits from the A380 Demise?

News Last week Airbus indicated that it will cease production of the A380 beginning in 2021.  That leaves it with no aircraft to offer larger than the 350 seat A350-1000. Boeing has a 425 seat 777-9 that will soon be delivered that offers competitive seat-mile...

Boeing beats expectations in third quarter

Boeing reported third-quarter earnings earlier today and raised its expectations for full-year income, buoying its stock price. The company reported that revenues rose 4% to $25 billion in the first three quarters, topping the $24 billion expected by analysts. Net...

Rolls-Royce Trents on 787

News out today from Rolls-Royce reports: "In April this year Rolls-Royce provided an update on the management of a durability issue affecting the Intermediate Pressure Compressor in a population of Trent 1000 engines, known as Package C engines. An update on the...

#141- The Stressed Aerospace Supply Chain

Airbus and Boeing are increasing production rates for their single aisle aircraft dramatically. Boeing has already...

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