Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The Pre Announcement 797 To Do List Summarized

What must happen before the 797 becomes real to the market:

ü No show stoppers from R&D
ü No new technology not already in service
Ø New Wing designs
v New engine awarded with yet to be determined leading engine maker. Rolls, PW or CFM or a combination using GE.
v Pre Announcement commitments in-hand greater than two hundred aircraft.
v Major Airline as Launch Customer
Ø Comprehensive review of program costs expectations
v A Defined break-even point for aircraft delivered
ü A defined range capability true class type and not a another endless model line coming from the 737 and the 787 family.

Key:

ü Completed
v Unknown
Ø Works in Progress