International Airlines Group has protested to the UK government over assistance to cash-strapped regional carrier Flybe, describing the rescue effort for the Exeter-based airline as “a misuse of public funds.”
Woodward, Hexcel, United Technologies, Raytheon, L3 Technologies and Harris at first glance have relatively little in common, except they are mostly midsize suppliers and specialists primarily serving the aerospace and defense market.
Boeing will study the certification challenges of its Transonic Truss-Braced Wing ultra-efficient airliner concept as part of a new phase of work following wind tunnel tests that prove the basic viability of the 737-class aircraft design for typical airliner cruise speeds of Mach 0.8.
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