Tag: supply chain implications of Boeing 737 MAX groundings

Historic Day for the Commercial Aircraft Industry From Two Perspectives

The Supply Chain Matters blog observes that on the one-year anniversary of the tragic crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8, the commercial aircraft industry and its associated supply networks are dealing with a completely changed set of industry dynamics and longer-term implications.

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Boeing 737 MAX Grounding Crisis Update- New Information Related to Aircraft Design and Testing Revelations

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights quickly evolving new information disclosures that could jeopardize the orderly return to operational service of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. What eventually transpires is sure to have impacts on commercial aircraft design, supply and customer demand networks for many months hence.

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NTSB Recommends 737 MAX Aircraft Flight Control Design Changes

Supply Chain Matters alerts readers to today’s report from the U.S. NTSB recommending that Boeing and the FAA utilized unrealistic assumptions regarding the flight control systems of the 737 MAX aircraft. Assumptions that the aircraft may return to global-wide operational service by the end of 2019 may be premature.

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Breaking News- Boeing to Establish Permanent Board Level Safety Committee

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights breaking news indicating that Boeing’s Board of Directors will establish a new Aerospace Safety Committee, to be led by a former Vice Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, in the light of the ongoing Boeing 737 MAX global groundings.

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Report Indicates Aggressive Future Production Planning Assumptions by Boeing

This Supply Chain Matters blog commentary provides a further reader update relative to the ongoing challenges related to the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft global-wide grounding, and efforts and challenges undertaken by Boeing from supply and customer demand network dimensions.

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Boeing’s Ugly Q2-2019 Financial Performance- The Playing of the 737 MAX Production Suspension Card

Commercial aerospace manufacturer Boeing reported what many in business media have concluded as its worst quarterly financial performance ever, principally from the ongoing global grounding of the global 737 MAX fleet. The outlook presents continued challenges that will likely extend for many months to come.

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Paris Air Show Front and Center for the Aerospace Industry with Boeing Facing More Scrutiny and Brand Damage

With the Paris Air Show occurring this week, the commercial aerospace industry and its two dominants, Airbus and Boeing, the bi-annual event provides opportunity to tout the latest achievements in new aircraft and business services capabilities. Instead for Boeing, this will be an event where damage control remains prominent and where design and supply network challenges are becoming far too visible.

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