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Boeing risks missing Air Force One 2024 deadline due to legal, production issuesThe new Air Force One planes face the possibility of missing their 2024 deadline as Boeing faces a number of issues, including a legal dispute, production issues and a loss over the past year. The U.S. government started the process to build new planes to replace the president’s airplane during the Trump administration, acquiring two unused 747s from Boeing to serve as the foundation for the new designs. The last time the president’s airplane received an update was more than 30 years ago, when… (www.foxbusiness.com) More...
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Let's call a spade a spade. Boeing has some serious issues in both its commercial and military business. From production delivery to cost overruns. Are they entirely at fault...no, but they could avoid many problems with better upper management and a cohesive BOD. Neither which are changing for the better.
Ever since Boeing acquired MacDac (and I still can't figure out why you'd acquire a company and then let THEIR senior management take over...) "The Boeing Company" has been going downhill.
Exactly. I still recalll listening to this radio program on the way home from work. It paints a pretty dismal picture of the corporate culture at Boeing. It points the finger directly at the executives imported from McDonnell and their shoddy "good enough" approach to aircraft design and production. https://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2020/01/14/for-boeing-a-new-ceo-and-the-same-unresolved-issues
Yep - you are right on target.
you forgot space business...
The consolidation of the aerospace and defense industry has been a disaster for American taxpayers. How Boeing and LockMart avoid being charged with illegal restraint of trade escapes me.