New Power for Cellular Towers
Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:19:21 +0000 EST

by Carter Palmer, Power Systems Specialist, Forecast International. Can cellular towers be cheaper and greener? At Bladon Jets, the answer is a resounding yes. The microturbine, fast becoming a favorite among distributed power proponents, might just be the future. The world is … Continue reading

A Wide-Angle View of the Airline MRO Market
Posted on Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:00:22 +0000 EST

by Matthew Beres, Airborne Retrofit & Modernization Analyst, Forecast International. It’s well known that the international MRO market is going to grow. The important question is, how is the market going to grow? Certainly whether you are an OEM or … Continue reading

Status Quo for World General Aviation Aircraft Deliveries in Q3 2017
Posted on Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:00:48 +0000 EST

U.S. Manufacturers Deliver 377 Aircraft – Down 6 Units from Q3 2016 by J. Kasper Oestergaard, European Correspondent. According to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), the third quarter of 2017 showed mixed results for the industry, but with some … Continue reading

Not So Fast, Wall Street Analysts!
Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:45:49 +0000 EST

by Edward Nebinger, Forecast International. For the past month, Wall Street analysts have been having a feeding frenzy over General Electric, driving the price lower and lower until it reaches the point where they can jump back in.  It’s like … Continue reading

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