Dubai Airshow Recap – A Tale of Major Commitments and One Deal that Failed
Posted on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:33:09 +0000 EST

by J. Kasper Oestergaard, European Correspondent. Airbus and Boeing took the headlines at the 2017 Dubai Airshow with a slew of orders and commitments.  In the weeks leading up to the air show, the high point was expected to be … Continue reading

Airbus, Boeing Report October 2017 Aircraft Orders and Deliveries
Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:00:14 +0000 EST

Boeing Set to Win 2017 Orders Race – A320neo Deliveries Finally Ramping Up by J. Kasper Oestergaard, European Correspondent. Boeing and Airbus delivered 56 and 63 commercial jets in October 2017, respectively, compared to 54 each during the same month … Continue reading

Can MAN Grab a Larger Share of the Gas Turbine Power Generation Market?
Posted on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:59:37 +0000 EST

by Carter Palmer, Power Systems Specialist, Forecast International. Can MAN, a company that is no stranger to power generation, outshine its rivals and break into a massive, competitive market? As far as gas turbines are concerned, MAN has not really had a … Continue reading

Airbus, Boeing Report Q3 2017 Commercial Aircraft Orders and Deliveries
Posted on Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:45:17 +0000 EST

Airbus Struggling with A320neo as PurePower Delays Persist by J. Kasper Oestergaard, European Correspondent. Boeing and Airbus delivered 202 (78+66+58) and 148 (55+46+47) commercial jets in Q3 2017, respectively, compared to 188 and 164 during the same quarter last year. … Continue reading

U.S. Commerce Department Sides with Boeing on Bombardier Subsidy Fight
Posted on Wed, 27 Sep 2017 15:16:54 +0000 EST

by Douglas Royce, Senior Aerospace Analyst, Forecast International. Earlier this week, the U.S. Commerce Department took Boeing’s side in an ongoing dispute with Canada’s Bombardier after Boeing claimed that an April 2016 order for 75 CSeries jets by Delta Air … Continue reading

Northrop Grumman Acquisition of Orbital ATK Strengthens Diverse Space Offerings
Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:00:18 +0000 EST

by Bill Ostrove, Space Systems Analyst, and Richard Pettibone, Aerospace & Defense Companies Analyst, Forecast International. Behind all the sound and fury surrounding the recent UTC/Rockwell deal, Northrop Grumman quietly moved in earlier this week and scooped up rocket and … Continue reading

It’s Official, UTC Buying Rockwell Collins in $30 Billion Deal
Posted on Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:48:49 +0000 EST

by Richard Pettibone, Aerospace & Defense Companies Analyst, Forecast International.   After a summer of speculation, United Technologies Corp (UTC) and Rockwell Collins announced that they have reached a definitive agreement under which UTC will acquire Rockwell Collins in a … Continue reading

F135 Builds On P&W Legacy to Power the F-35
Posted on Wed, 30 Aug 2017 07:00:00 +0000 EST

by Carter Palmer, Power Systems Specialist, Forecast International. Despite drawing equal amounts of praise and ire, the F-35 program is in a continual process of progressing as the airframe surpasses 100,000 hours of flight time.[1] An expensive piece of kit, … Continue reading

Forecast International Launches Improved U.S. Defense Budget Database
Posted on Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:29:36 +0000 EST

by Shaun McDougall, Military Markets Analyst, Forecast International. Forecast International is pleased to announce the launch of a newly enhanced U.S. Defense Budget Forecast database, now featuring the ability to track major program spending and identify winners and losers within every Pentagon … Continue reading

Boeing on a Roll; Both Civil and Military Markets Remain Strong
Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017 14:44:52 +0000 EST

by Edward Nebinger, Forecast International. Recent reports of significant layoffs by Boeing have proven to be of little concern to Wall Street investors, who shrugged those actions off as an efficiency move. Not only that, Boeing stock rose dramatically to … Continue reading