.@Boeing orders top @Airbus orders at #ParisAirShow – an annotated infographic

Boeing has topped Airbus in the air show order haul for the first time since 2012, driven by 336 orders and commitments for its new 737 Max 10 narrowbody aircraft alone – worth up to $40 billion at list prices. The biggest buyer at the Paris show was General Electric Co.’s GE Capital Aviation Service (GECAS), which ordered 100 Airbus planes valued at $10.8 billion. GECAS also converted 20 Boeing options to the Max 10 from Max 8 and MAX 9 versions. In total Boeing secured 336 MAX 10 commitments, including around 200 conversions from other MAX versions. Canada’s Bombardier … Continue reading .@Boeing orders top @Airbus orders at #ParisAirShow – an annotated infographic

Orders at #ParisAirShow top $55 billion – an annotated infographic

Boeing continued the momentum for its new 737 Max 10 single-aisle jet, while Airbus, ATR, Bombardier and Embraer also announced more deals with total orders valued at $55.5 billion. Boeing landed a string of new deals for its 737 Max and 787 Dreamliner aircraft at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday, bringing orders and options to 696 planes worth $41 billion, though customers routinely negotiate discounts. Airbus also won lucrative promises for 122 of its A320neo family worth $10.5bn. Canada’s Bombardier Inc. announced that it had secured a letter of intent from India’s Spicejet for 50 Q400 turboprop aircraft worth … Continue reading Orders at #ParisAirShow top $55 billion – an annotated infographic

.@Boeing launches #737MAX10 at #ParisAirShow

Boeing has unveiled an extended version of its best-selling 737 airliners at the Paris Air Show, as the US aerospace giant battles back against European arch-rival Airbus. The new aircraft — the 737 MAX 10 — has had its fuselage stretched by 168cm, allowing it to accommodate up to 230 passengers and placing it in direct competition with rival Airbus’ A321neo jet. Boeing said it had already gathered more than 280 orders for the MAX aircraft family and the 787 Dreamliner at the show, worth more than $37 billion in total. Airbus announced 112 orders for its neo family, worth … Continue reading .@Boeing launches #737MAX10 at #ParisAirShow

#XboxOneX goes head-to-head with #PS4Pro – an annotated infographic

The XBox One X, Microsoft’s souped-up update to its Xbox One console, is the latest weapon in its ongoing war with Sony, boasting 43 per cent more rendering power than the market-leading PS4 Pro. The hardware race between the PlayStation and XBox game consoles has been running for years, but Microsoft has been under pressure to overtake Sony, after the current generation PS4 steadily outsold the Xbox One following the launch of the two systems in 2013. E&T news reported on the Xbox One X announcement at E3 2017, the annual gadgets and gaming convention held in Los Angeles, USA. … Continue reading #XboxOneX goes head-to-head with #PS4Pro – an annotated infographic

America’s Cup challengers and history – an annotated infographic

Bermuda hosts the 35th edition of the America’s Cup in 2017. Since 1851, the best sailors in the world, on the fastest boats, have competed for yachting’s most prestigious prize. Apart from the United States only three other nations, Australia, New Zealand and Switzerland, have claimed the trophy, affectionately known as the “Auld Mug”. E&T magazine has celebrated the America’s Cup on a number of occasions, featuring the plans of Britain’s Team Land Rover BAR to win the 2017 competition; an interview with the head of the British team, Martin Whitmarsh; and the British team’s early preparations in 2015. Click … Continue reading America’s Cup challengers and history – an annotated infographic

#SnapchatSpectacles go on sale in UK – an annotated infographic

Snap Inc., the creators of the Snapchat messaging service, has begun selling its famous sunglasses in Europe which can record short video clips. They’re hoping for success where Goggle failed with its own video glasses, Google Glass – roundly lambasted and eventually discontinued in 2015. E&T reported on the Snapchat Spectacles UK launch earlier today. Click on the graphic for an expanded view. Continue reading #SnapchatSpectacles go on sale in UK – an annotated infographic

#DonaldTrump pulls US out of #ParisAgreement – an annotated infographic

President Donald Trump has decided in his infinite wisdom, doubtless having brought his deep understanding of an incredibly complex scientific issue to bear on the matter, that the world’s climate will be best served by the largest polluting nation on the planet no longer being part of the coordinated fight to reverse the negative impacts on climate change of said nation (and all other nations – including Russia – who are still perfectly prepared to remain united). The decision is typical of the man’s single-minded leadership style. The 2015 Paris agreement aims to keep global temperatures “well below” 2.0 degrees … Continue reading #DonaldTrump pulls US out of #ParisAgreement – an annotated infographic