LEAP engines on a Boeing 737 Max (Image: Nick Harding/TransportMedia UK)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to return to service

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has cleared Boeing’s 737 Max family to fly once again following its grounding in March 2019. The type was grounded last year following two fatal crashes attributed to the systems designed to compensate for aerodynamic changes and the types larger engines. The so-called ‘Maneuvering Characteristics [read more]

Civil Aviation

British Airways B767 turned into PlaneTags

Following her retirement from British Airways in 2014, former “City of Rome” has gradually been broken up for parts and has had sections of her exterior skin turned into MotoArt’s popular PlaneTags. These are scheduled to be released on Thursday at 1800hrs on the MotoArt website. Blue tags are priced [read more]

LEAP engines on a Boeing 737 Max (Image: Nick Harding/TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

Boeing to cut another 7000 jobs as losses deepen

US aerospace giant Boeing is looking to cut another 7000 jobs across its global workforce as losses at the Seattle-based company deepen. Boeing said that by the end of 2021 its workforce will be 20% lower than pre-pandemic levels, dropping from 160,000 to 130,000 employees. The news comes as Boeing [read more]

Boeing demonstrated the 787-8 with a near vertical take-off (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Boeing’s Q3 deliveries drop 55% on last year

The number of aircraft delivered by Boeing in the 3rd Quarter of 2020 has dropped 55% compared the same period last year. Figures from Boeing show that they delivered just 28 commercial aircraft during the 3rd quarter and just 98 aircraft so far in 2020. Boeings deliveries have been hit [read more]

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Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Boeing Exec says Hydrogen airliner unlikely any time soon

A top Boeing executive and product developer has poured water onto claims by Airbus that it will have a Hydrogen-powered airline in service by 2035. Commercial vice-president and general manager of product development at Boeing, Michael Sinnett, spoke the day after Airbus made the announcement and said that while Hydrogen [read more]

Boeing Cleanse Wand
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Boeing COVID-19 cleaning wand licensed to Healthe Inc

A Boeing developed technology designed to combat COVID-19 onboard aircraft and allow easy sanitizing of the cabin and cockpit has been licenced to US company Healthe Inc who will use it to manufacture an easy to use cleaning wand for aircraft. The technology was designed under Boeings “Confident Travel Initiative” [read more]