Insight: The Future of the MAX7 and MAX10

Insight: The Future of the MAX7 and MAX10

The future of the MAX7 and MAX10 programs at Boeing is now moving firmly into the hands of politicians. In the wake of the two MAX crashes in 2018 and 2019, several recommendations were made by the National Transportation Safety Board and international regulators...
Insight: Playing Poker with Congress

Insight: Playing Poker with Congress

Boeing’s CEO David Calhoun is playing poker with the US Congress. He spoke yesterday about the potential certification issues with the MAX10 and for the first time indicated that Boeing might walk away from that program should Congress not provide the company a time...
No Airbus A322?

No Airbus A322?

Airbus hosted a Virtual Commercial and & Program Update for the media yesterday. In the absence of what could have been Day 2 at PAS 2021, the event was an overview of Airbus’ current aircraft types and comments on the market.  Readers can view the event and...

Boeing Orders & Deliveries May 2021

Here’s the updated model – please remember to click the double arrow at the bottom right, please. MAX orders are rolling in. Alaska ordered 13 more. Southwest just took another 34 MAX7s.  Total MAX7s for that airline is now 243 and getting closer to the...