Evaluation of Future Development Strategies for Boeing and Airbus

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Evaluation of future development strategies for Boeing and Airbus

Seminar Paper Transportation

University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur

Dr. Oec. HSG Andreas Wittmer

15th January 2010

Wanner Marco, Haag Marius, Mäder Liliane, Tinu Joseph & Schuler Christoph

Table of contents
1 Introduction .................................................................................................... 1 1.1 Delimitation .......................................................................................................... 1 Company Presentation.................................................................................... 2 2.1 Boeing................................................................................................................... 2 2.2 Airbus.................................................................................................................... 3 Boeing and Airbus become the major players ............................................... 5 3.1 Evolvement of Boeing.......................................................................................... 5 3.2 Evolvement of Airbus........................................................................................... 6 Major Factors of the Airbus A380 ................................................................... 9 4.1 Development of the A380.................................................................................... 9 4.2 Seating Capacity of A380.................................................................................... 9 4.3 A380 Cockpit ........................................................................................................ 9 4.4 Engines of the A380 ...........................................................................................10 4.5 Materials Used ....................................................................................................10 4.6 Performance ........................................................................................................11 4.7 Passenger Provisions .........................................................................................11 Major Factors of B747 ................................................................................... 12 5.1 A Brief History of B747 .......................................................................................12 5.2 Boeing 747 Variants ...........................................................................................12 5.3 Specifications of 747-8 .......................................................................................13 5.4 Airbus A380 versus Boeing B747 ......................................................................14 Major Factors of the Airbus A350 and the Boeing 787 ................................. 15 6.1 Boeing 787 Dreamliner.......................................................................................16 6.2 Airbus A350 XWB ...............................................................................................17 6.3 Advantages of the new aircrafts ........................................................................18 6.4 Fuel-conservation by consolidation vs. fuel-efficient aircraft ..........................20 Conclusion .................................................................................................... 24 Reference List ............................................................................................... 25 List of figures................................................................................................ 30

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Seminar Paper Aviation

Major Transportation

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Introduction

This assignment is part of the subject Air Transport Systems at the University of Applied Science in Chur. It represents important aspects in the field of new aircraft technology derived from changing customer needs.

A variety of sources predict growth in global travel. With...
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