Airbus, Boeing Report June 2017 Commercial Aircraft Orders and Deliveries
Posted on Wed, 12 Jul 2017 07:00:57 +0000 EST

Boeing Launches 737 MAX 10 – Wins Orders Race at Paris Air Show by J. Kasper Oestergaard, European Correspondent. Boeing and Airbus delivered 75 and 64 commercial jets in June 2017, respectively, compared to 74 and 64 during the same … Continue reading

LEAP Ready to Jump Ahead of CFM56
Posted on Thu, 06 Jul 2017 07:00:13 +0000 EST

by Carter Palmer, Power Systems Specialist, Forecast International. The completion of the biennial Paris Air Show marks a time when orders are tallied and success is measured. The battle for orders between Airbus and Boeing is not new; however, with … Continue reading

Hanwha Focuses on Aerospace and Defense Operations
Posted on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:00:27 +0000 EST

Hanwha Defense Systems
by Richard Pettibone, Aerospace & Defense Companies Analyst, Forecast International. Over the past few years, Hanwha of South Korea has transformed itself into a major defense firm.  Founded during the Korean War as a gunpowder producer, the company has returned … Continue reading

Steam Turbines Adapt to the Changing Power-Generating Landscape
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:00:38 +0000 EST

by Carter Palmer, Power Systems Specialist, Forecast International. Steam turbines have been the cornerstone of electrical power production since the late 19th century. Found to be more efficient than reciprocating engines, the steam turbine helped usher in a modern age. … Continue reading

General Electric to Dominate Industrial Power Market
Posted on Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:45:22 +0000 EST

By Stuart Slade, Gas Turbine Systems Analyst, Forecast International. According to FI’s Platinum Forecast System, GE has clearly moved into the dominant world position in the production of industrial & marine gas and steam turbines.  As shown in the pie … Continue reading

Airbus, Boeing Report May 2017 Commercial Aircraft Orders and Deliveries
Posted on Tue, 13 Jun 2017 07:00:44 +0000 EST

Airbus Orders Picking Up Pace as Boeing Delivers First 737 MAX by J. Kasper Oestergaard, European Correspondent. Boeing and Airbus delivered 56 and 60 commercial jets in May 2017, respectively, compared to 71 and 57 during the same month last … Continue reading

Who Will Power the T-X Trainer? Play the Percentages
Posted on Wed, 31 May 2017 07:00:44 +0000 EST

by Carter Palmer, Power Systems Specialist, Forecast International. The T-X competition is receiving a lot of attention in the aviation world. Such a lucrative contract—350 aircraft and further orders likely—promises a heated contest, with the triumphs and upsets a competition … Continue reading

Boeing Delivers First 737 MAX 8 to Malindo Air
Posted on Thu, 18 May 2017 14:25:09 +0000 EST

By Douglas Royce, Senior Aerospace Analyst, Forecast International. Boeing delivered the first 737 MAX 8 narrowbody airliner on May 16. The aircraft was handed over in Seattle.  The Malaysia-based carrier will be the first airline to put the newly re-engined … Continue reading

Airbus, Boeing April 2017 Aircraft Orders and Deliveries Disappoint
Posted on Mon, 15 May 2017 14:07:39 +0000 EST

Both Orders and Deliveries Disappoint as Boeing Debuts 737 MAX 9 by J. Kasper Oestergaard, European Correspondent. Boeing and Airbus delivered 52 and 46 commercial jets in April 2017, respectively, compared to 54 and 52 during the same month last … Continue reading

Pilatus Expands into Jets, with New PC-24 Set to Enter Service at Year-End
Posted on Tue, 09 May 2017 07:12:14 +0000 EST

by J. Kasper Oestergaard, European Correspondent. The Pilatus PC-24 is a twin-engine light/medium-light business jet currently in the late stages of development and testing. The aircraft builds on Pilatus’s almost 25 years of experience manufacturing and selling the popular PC-12 … Continue reading