On this episode of the Business Podcast, sponsored by Bell, we discuss the week on world markets with guests “Rocket Ron” Epstein, PhD, of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Richard Aboulafia of the Teal Group consultancy and Sash Tusa of Agency Partners.
— Latest on Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 grounding and efforts to return to flight
— Impact of 737 design decisions on Boeing’s 777X and 797 programs
— China’s decision to order nearly 300 airliners from Airbus
— implications of Germany’s new arms export restrictions on Saudi Arabia
— US Army aviation portfolio budget tradeoffs, including cut to CH-47 Chinook heavy lift helicopter to support Future Vertical Lift program— First flight of Boeing
-Sikorsky SB-1 Defiant co-axial, compound helicopter that’s competing for the FVL contract against Bell’s V-280 Valor