Airbus and Boeing Report February 2019 Commercial Aircraft Orders and Deliveries
Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 17:33:35 +0000 EST

Both Companies Report Weak Orders as Airbus Decides to Cease A380 Production by J. Kasper Oestergaard, European Correspondent, Forecast International. A special note: Due to popular demand, our decision to …

Boeing Suspends Deliveries of 737 MAX Family
Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:27:04 +0000 EST

by Douglas Royce, Senior Aerospace Analyst, Forecast International. Boeing has stopped delivering 737 MAX airliners in the wake of a global grounding of the new model. It will continue to …

Airbus Terminates Production of A380
Posted on Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:44:11 +0000 EST

by Douglas Royce, Senior Aerospace Analyst, Forecast International. Airbus will terminate production of its flagship A380 widebody in the wake of a decision by Emirates airline to cancel 39 of …

Bell 412’s Selection for Japan’s UH-X Requirement Will Significantly Boost PT6T Production
Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:23 +0000 EST

by Douglas Royce, Senior Aerospace Analyst, Forecast International. The Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6T continues in production for its single application: Bell’s 412EP/EPI utility helicopter. This civil-oriented helicopter offers a …

Steam Turbine Industry’s Long-Term Market Outlook Remains Strong
Posted on Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:01:35 +0000 EST

by Stuart Slade, Senior Naval & Marine Power Systems Analyst, Forecast International. In the 2019-2028 forecast period, Forecast International projects that 1,365 steam turbine machines of 20 MW and larger …

New Management at Arconic Moves Quickly to Turn Firm Around
Posted on Fri, 08 Feb 2019 14:31:57 +0000 EST

Arconic is having a rough time following its spin-off from Alcoa. But maybe, just maybe, things may be getting better as the company posts profits for the first time since …

GE Aviation Gives GE Reason for Optimism
Posted on Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:02 +0000 EST

Remember 2017, when General Electric did not have a good year?  It just had a worse one, but there may be light at the end of the tunnel. General Electric’s …

Troubled Waters: Russian and Ukrainian Marine Turbines
Posted on Tue, 05 Feb 2019 16:33:32 +0000 EST

The unrest in the Donbass region of Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea have chilled relations between Ukraine and Russia.  In terms of turbines, the current troubles have had far-reaching …

GE Aviation Nabs Army’s Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP)
Posted on Mon, 04 Feb 2019 18:51:34 +0000 EST

The long running Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP) competition has come to a close with incumbent GE Aviation claiming victory over a Honeywell/Pratt & Whitney team.  The Army selected GE …

Missile Strikes on Syria Demonstrate Power Projection Capability of Russian Project 1166 Class
Posted on Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:00:40 +0000 EST

by Stuart Slade, Senior Naval & Marine Power Systems Analyst, Forecast International. The Ukrainian embargo on the supply of marine gas turbines to the Russian Navy has had a significant …