World airliners

Narrow margin : Airbus and Boeing are wrestling with their replacement strategies for the A320 and 737 -- but who will blink first? / Max Kingsley-Jones. -- Keeping the faith : the Airbus A330 and Boeing 777 are far from being overshadowed by their next generation sisters that are in development / Max Kingsley-Jones. -- Dreams of tomorrow : after two years of delays Boeing is confident the 787's first flight is imminent, while Airbus is preparing to buildd the first XWB / Max Kingsley-Jones. -- The young pretenders : the increasing profile of the C919 and MS-21 narrowbodies is proof that China and Russia are serious about the airliner business / Niall O'Keeffe. -- Legacies of another era : as the MS-21 waits in the wings, the two jet airliner programmes developed in Soviet times face an uncertain future / Max Kingsley-Jones. -- Gigantic problems : Boeing's latest jumbo has suffered a string of delays, while Airbus is still struggling to ramp up A380 production three years on / Jon Ostrower. -- Hope springs : the conversion business has had an awful year but with new programmes coming and demand recovering, 2010 should be better / Brendan Sobie.


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Media Info

  • Features: Illustrations;
  • Pagination: p. 34-47 : ill.
  • Serial:
    • Flight International
    • Volume: 176
    • Issue Number: 5212
    • Publisher: Reed Business Information, Limited
    • ISSN: 0015-3710

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01145597
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University Transportation Library
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Dec 2 2009 8:12AM