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Dornier Seawings offers Orca

Dornier Seawings is introducing a new product aimed at governmental operators: the Orca, which they claim is the world’s most advanced amphibious mission platform.  Based on the Seastar the aircraft comes with optional internal and external mission equipment stations....

Turboprop review through 3Q17

Turboprops have had a good year in 2017.  We take a look at the market and provide some insights to be found in the data. The turboprop market is big but not as exciting, perhaps, as the single-aisle market.  We can see that the number of parked aircraft has risen...

Premium #342 – Aircraft transactions through July

Despite the slower activity at air shows, the commercial aircraft business is not moribund.  There has been quite a bit of action among airlines.   The first table shows the top 20 airlines in terms of fleet changes. The list is in descending order by the total.  Note...

Premium – Turboprop Update

It has been some time since we last looked at the airline passenger turboprop market.  Here is an update of what we know about this market. Aircraft size is growing, as in other segments There appears to be 20 years of replacement production List price should not be...