Production hick-ups on the MAX assembly line due to supply chain issues are also affecting Spirit AeroSystems’ deliveries to Boeing. As part shortages result in production disruptions in Renton, Spirit’s inventory of MAX fuselages is stacking up. But it isn’t too...
Higher production volumes on the Boeing MAX program are the main driver behind better first-quarter results of Spirit AeroSystems. The Tier 1 supplier to Boeing, Airbus, and Bombardier reported thirty percent higher revenues and a 69 percent lower net loss on May 4....
Airbus has signed an agreement with its long-term Tier 1-supplier Spirit AeroSystems on the development and manufacturing of the wings for the CityAirbus NextGen. The revised version of Airbus’ eVTOL vehicle is scheduled to make its first flight in 2023. Airbus and...
UPDATE – Higher production deliveries of the Boeing MAX and Airbus A220 program have improved the results of tier-1 supplier Spirit AeroSystems in 2021. However, they were severely impacted by the ongoing production pause of the Boeing 787, which produced a...
The first Boeing MAX 8s from Chinese airlines are expected to return to service before the end of the year. But this depends entirely on how quickly the grounded aircraft will be modified and cockpit crew trained for the revised procedures. Still, Boeing can breathe a...
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