fbpx
UltraFan – Rolls-Royce Presses On… In All Directions?

UltraFan – Rolls-Royce Presses On… In All Directions?

Rolls-Royce starts building its UltraFan prototype, believing that there is a need for a new engine family. But are they going large or small? Like the rest of the aviation world, engine manufacturers face hard times in the pandemic. However, Rolls-Royce arguably...
NMA –  Is Boeing About To Start Another 757/767 Family?

NMA – Is Boeing About To Start Another 757/767 Family?

Many indicators suggest that Boeing is moving forward with some form of a NMA. But could it end up as a repeat of the 757/767 story? We have discussed the NMA (new mid-size airplane) and how Boeing is running out of options, to avoid it. Boeing doesn’t have an answer...
Boeing’s Future: How To Revive A Struggling Giant

Boeing’s Future: How To Revive A Struggling Giant

Boeing had a tough couple of years, and will likely have a couple more of them in its immediate future. But what will it do next? Can the aviation giant afford to sit back and do nothing? Just before the end of 2020, a group of journalists, analysts and Boeing...
Boeing 767 – You Thought It’s Done? Think Again!

Boeing 767 – You Thought It’s Done? Think Again!

It first got to service in the early 80s, other plane(s) should have replaced it, but Boeing’s 767 keeps going. And it may stick around longer than you think. In what it called “an early Christmas present”, UPS picked up its latest, brand new Boeing 767-300F. It was...
A321LR And XLR: Sighting The Boeing 757 And NMA?

A321LR And XLR: Sighting The Boeing 757 And NMA?

Airbus is gearing up for production of the new A321XLR. The A321LR has already entered service, with promising results. In the process, Airbus will start another assembly line for the A321neo family from 2022. This will be in Saint Nazaire, replacing the A380...