Thoughts on SkyWest’s latest order

Thoughts on SkyWest’s latest order

Yesterday SkyWest and Embraer announced an order for another 16 E-175s.  This order boosts SkyWest’s E-175 fleet, which is already the world’s largest of the type.  These 16 aircraft will be used exclusively for Delta Air Lines regional service.  SkyWest...
What is Mitsubishi going to do next?

What is Mitsubishi going to do next?

Mitsubishi’s recent aerospace efforts show mixed results.  The SpaceJet was fumbled pretty badly and cost the company a lot of money. The program is now in limbo.  As a follow up to that program, and as a way to end a lawsuit with Bombardier, Mitsubishi bought the CRJ...

Embraer E175-E2 First Flight

Embraer’s final member of the E2 family has taken to the air, the E175-E2. Video of the first flight, courtesy Embraer, is shown below: The E175-E2 has been controversial as it weighs just above the scope clause limitations outlined in the pilot union agreements for...