Until re-engine plans are firmed, Boeing 737's future in Renton is an open question," ran a FlightBlogger headline, picking up on remarks by Boeing chief Jim Albaugh.
On The DEW Line, Stephen Trimble predicted a display of the Sukhoi T-50 will make Moscow's MAKS the summer's best air show.
Trimble also ran a video that expounds Sikorsky's post-X2 plans, set out at Oshkosh.
David Learmount, on his eponymous blog, wondered what environmentally-conscious vegetarians would make of moves to use waste animal fat to power aircraft, and Ariel View's Arie Egozi decided that adapting Israel Aerospace Industries' Barak-8 missile for airborne launch "makes sense".
And on Asian Skies, Greg Waldron wrote that the Indian air force's spare parts tenders underlined its "urgent need to obtain new types"