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Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing Faces New Production Snarls for Cash-Cow 737 Jetliner

August 9, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Boeing Co. is working through cascading supplier problems that will hamper third-quarter deliveries of its 737 jetliner, the planemaker’s largest source of profit. Hiccups at the makers of fuselages and engines, combined with record 737 output, have contributed to a […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

Boeing Forecasts $15 Trillion Commercial Airplanes and Services Market

July 17, 2018

Via: ASD News

Boeing [NYSE: BA] lifted its long-term forecast for commercial airplanes as rising passenger traffic and upcoming airplane retirements drive the need for 42,730 new jets – valued at $6.3 trillion – over the next 20 years. The global airplane fleet […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing, Jackson Square Aviation Announce Order for 30 737 MAXs

July 16, 2018

Via: ASD News

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Jackson Square Aviation (JSA) announced the leasing company has ordered 30 737 MAX airplanes in its first direct purchase from a jet maker, reflecting the evolution of the airplane lessor’s business and its confidence in the […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Airbus Introduces the A220-100 and A220-300

July 11, 2018

Via: ASD News

Airbus has revealed the A220 at a ceremony held at its Henri-Ziegler Delivery Centre, near Toulouse. Witnessed by Airbus employees and members of the global news media, the A220-300 landed directly from the painting at 12:25 am CEST wearing its […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing proposes joint venture with Brazilian aerospace firm Embraer

July 6, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The US-based airline manufacturer, Boeing, has made a deal with the Brazilian aerospace company, Embraer to form a joint venture. The proposed agreement will see Boeing take control of Embraer’s commercial jet business, expanding the US firm’s stake in the […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

Drop in US Aircraft Sales Drag Down April Durable Goods

May 25, 2018

Via: Industry Week

A sharp drop in sales of U.S. civilian aircraft held down durable goods orders in April, offsetting strong gains in other areas, according to government data released Thursday. Despite the overall decline, the numbers showed some signs of continuing health […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

US Airforce launches additive manufacturing in supply chain initiative

May 23, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The initiative includes industry leaders within additive manufacturing and aerospace, including 3D Systems, Lockheed Martin, Orbital ATK, and Northrop Grumman. The project, which has reached its third stage, will be overseen by America Makes and led by the University of […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, R&D

Boeing and Assembrix to partner of additive manufacturing project

May 18, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

Boeing will use Assembrix’s cloud-based software to secure intellectual property (IP) shared with vendors. The IP will be protected during both design and manufacturing, as Boeing aims to accelerate its 3D printing operations. “Boeing seeks suppliers globally who meet stringent […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Gulfstream to Extend Operating Hours, Add More Capabilities in Beijing

April 16, 2018

Via: ASD News

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that its company-owned service center in Beijing will extend its hours of operation, enhancing its support of operators based in and traveling through the region. During the second quarter of 2018, the facility at Beijing […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

NASA Awards Contract to Build Quieter Supersonic Aircraft

April 5, 2018

Via: ASD News

NASA has taken another step toward re-introducing supersonic flight with the award Tuesday of a contract for the design, building and testing of a supersonic aircraft that reduces a sonic boom to a gentle thump. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company of […]