Aerospace & Defense

Cargolux 747-8F

How Much Does a 747-8 Cost? Boeing May End Production

The first 747-100 from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) was put into service in 1970, and those first planes sold at a list price of $24 million. Adjusting for inflation, that ...
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T-50A LMT 2-16

Air Force Releases Draft Proposal for New Training Jet

Four teams are expected to compete for the contract for a new U.S. Air Force training jet: Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has joined with Saab and they are expected to ...
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Why Airbus Struggles With Delivering New Planes

The second quarter of 2016 may indicate that Airbus has brightened its prospects for the second half of the year. But it's not a slam dunk. Airbus took a charge ...
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Boeing 737-MAX

Why Boeing Earnings Could Be Better Than They Look

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted an adjusted diluted loss per share of $0.44 on revenues of $24.76 billion. In ...
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What Analysts Expect From Boeing Q2 Earnings

When aerospace giant Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reports second-quarter earnings before the markets open Wednesday, the company is expected to post a net loss per share of $0.92. That compares ...
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Boeing 757

How Airbus Is Beating Boeing to a Middle-of-the-Market Airplane

Among those new order announcements that poured out of the recent Farnborough Airshow was a below-the-radar switch that deserves a closer look. Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle changed an order ...
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BBD-CS300 airBaltic

Rockwell Collins Earnings Tied to Airbus, Boeing

Rockwell Collins Inc. (NYSE: COL) reported third-quarter fiscal 2016 results before markets opened Monday. The defense company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.63 on revenues of $1.33 billion. ...
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KC-46A F/A-18

What Do Boeing’s Latest Round of Charge-Offs Indicate?

After markets closed on Thursday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced that after-tax charges totaling $2.05 billion would be taken in the second quarter, reducing earnings by a total of $3.23 ...
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Boeing to Take $2 Billion in Q2 Charges

When Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reports earnings July 27, the company will recognize impacts to earnings of $2.05 billion on three different programs. We'll have more detail later, but here's ...
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KC-46 refuels A-10 during Milestone C test

New Boeing Tanker Passes Final Flight Test

Just last week the new U.S. Air Force Tanker, the KC-46A, passed the fifth of six flight refueling tests, passing fuel from Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) troubled plane to ...
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KC-46A F/A-18

Boeing Tanker Successfully Refuels Air Force Cargo Plane

The saga of the new U.S. Air Force tanker is now about 15 years old and the service has yet to receive one new plane. It took roughly 10 years for ...
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T-100

Raytheon Reveals Training Jet Design

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) used the occasion of the Farnborough Air Show to unveil its candidate to replace the U.S. Air Force's fleet of T-38 training jets. The T-100, as ...
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Boeing 737 MAX 8

Boeing, Airbus Air Show Orders Still Shy of 400

After two days of multiple announcements of orders for new airplanes at the Farnborough Airshow in Britain, Wednesday morning seemed a bit calmer. Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) issued four press ...
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Boeing, Airbus Add More New Planes to Tally Sheets (Updated)

Update 2: Malaysian carrier AirAsia has signed a firm order for 100 Airbus A321neo aircraft in a deal valued at around $12.4 billion at list prices. AirAsia's fleet already ...
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Airbus A380-800

Airbus, Boeing Make Small Noise at UK Air Show

The first day of the Farnborough Airshow has turned out to be quite kind to the world's two makers of large (more than 100 seats) airplanes. Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) ...
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