Flight International, December 2022
Boeing’s business struggles were laid bare in the company’s most recent financial update, with commercial aircraft delivery and certification targets having been missed and a raft of high-profile defence projects also continuing to drag on its results. We ask whether its bold ambition to return to pre-pandemic production rates and profitability by the middle of this decade could match reality.
Our striking cover image highlights FlightGlobal’s 2023 World Air Forces directory, which details more than 53,000 military aircraft in active use around the globe. Download the full report now.
Also this issue, we investigate mounting evidence of potential 5G interference on airliner systems in the USA, detail the EU’s latest environmental investments, and look ahead to Lockheed Martin’s pending resumption of F-16 deliveries from next year.
In our Italy special, we visit Avio Aero, Elettronica and Logic, and check on the latest developments in the Leonardo M-346 programme, including a status report on the nation’s International Flight Training School venture.
Also this issue, Uncle Roger has compiled our fiendish festive quiz: try it now, or (if you stand not peeping) wait and test your Total Aviation Person credentials in our online version from early December.
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