Boeing's China Problem

  • Published: 10 September 2019
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    China Eastern 737 Takeoff Video Courtesy PDX Aviation


Comments • 2 974

  • a64750
    a64750  2 minutes back

    BA Stock Price doesn't care, the stock hasn't dropped and probably won't. After 737 Max gets released, i expect the Stock to Surge to all time New High

    • John sweda
      John sweda  2 hours back

      The Airbus is a much superior plane it is fully autonomous no pilot error can be introduced into the plane

      • happy99
        happy99  2 hours back

        fuck chinazi

        • Ming Fang
          Ming Fang  4 hours back

          To be frank, i will never choice Boeing during my left life. You are evil and not honest. You made fault and pretend nothing happened. What the fuck!

          • The Unboxing Experience

            Top notch quality! Keep up the good work

            • Incurable Romanticist
              Incurable Romanticist  5 hours back

              I can’t take the sing song voice.

              • 74KU
                74KU  6 hours back

                The World's China Problem.

                • Findyification
                  Findyification  8 hours back

                  FAA get paid by boeing its useless now

                  • Mr. Showers
                    Mr. Showers  8 hours back

                    Parachutes not included...

                    • Teacher Chris
                      Teacher Chris  8 hours back

                      All manufacturing must be done in US; otherwise, the CCP's CAAC will sabotage production and ground planes then sue and cripple Boeing meanwhile the CCP steals the IP and makes these counterfeit planes and shoddy parts themselves.
                      The world can't afford an out of control overpopulated country like China to continue profiting from polluting, stealing, lying, infiltrating civilized democratized god-fearing nations like US.

                      • Mr. Showers
                        Mr. Showers  8 hours back

                        I am predicting the weather. "Todays forcast is showers closely followed by Chinese made aircraft...."

                        • Mark Moses
                          Mark Moses  9 hours back

                          That will stop guarantee it

                          • Matlockization
                            Matlockization  10 hours back

                            The Chinese have always been a problem to do trade with.

                            • p D
                              p D  12 hours back

                              Boeing is a stupid company. They did not know who they are working with.

                              • David Bardavidi
                                David Bardavidi  12 hours back

                                Chinese will dump boeing due to the National security risk it poses to non-US nations as soon as their capabilities are in Sync.........Boeing is too involved in Arms manufacturing not to be involved in spying and Info. Extracting operations.......After all no one company in US has the Power to regulates itself unless involved in Covert ops.............The relationship of Boeing and the Defense dept. is too close and highly risky for any major Nation not to pay attention to...........Chinese might be Friendly and Diplomatic but would not take them for Naivity.........Selah

                                • Mia DoubleZeroSeven
                                  Mia DoubleZeroSeven  12 hours back

                                  The “cheap” always becomes expensive. Thanks to the greed of corporations; America has decimated its manufacturing, transferred its wealth & handed over their blueprints...all whilst crushing the middle class.
                                  They were outplayed. SMH

                                  • sushi777300
                                    sushi777300  12 hours back

                                    The FAA failed to keep its leading role because it tried to protect Boeing and ignored the evidence

                                    • mitchell wood
                                      mitchell wood  13 hours back

                                      i got bored.. opened up porn.. jerked off... allt he while this guys blabbering in the back ground... looked at my facebook.. then realized I had this playing in the background the whole time for the past 9 minutes and completely forget about fucking boeing or china.

                                      • Stefan Adamcik
                                        Stefan Adamcik  14 hours back

                                        Look at that Whore, Macron. What a perfect prostitute he is, smiling, while he has that Chinese cock in his mouth. Making eye contact while he sucks, and all. So good.What does he charge for an hour?

                                        • The Foreigner
                                          The Foreigner  14 hours back

                                          Airbus is better anyway. Boeing is over rated and over priced.

                                          • Stewie Griffin
                                            Stewie Griffin  14 hours back

                                            wham watching whis

                                            • Aaron Moreno
                                              Aaron Moreno  15 hours back

                                              I think the lyrics are a bit dull for a hot-button Swing song, but the bass line is killer!

                                              • IETCHX69
                                                IETCHX69  16 hours back

                                                self 323

                                                • Erwin Rommel
                                                  Erwin Rommel  16 hours back

                                                  boeings biggest competitor is the 3rd camera on the iPhone 11

                                                  • sailorashore
                                                    sailorashore  17 hours back

                                                    Boeings production is now out-scourced since the move to Obamas' Chicago it a different company..

                                                    • Lost Poet
                                                      Lost Poet  17 hours back

                                                      COMAC was charged with copying the A320 and 737 without the benefit of experience with design and manufacturing regulations or the tribal knowledge of Boeing or Airbus. Historically Chinese corporations seem to expect regulations to adapt to their needs which fails to work in a world regulated market such as aviation. This will require a massive shift in thinking at COMAC and a willingness to adapt to the realities of the rest of the world. It is a significant accomplishment that they have produced a prototype C919 that has even flown but this falls decades short of Chinas stated goal to mass produce an FAA or EASA Type Certificated aircraft for the world market. Unfortunately for Chinas world stage ambitions the C919 may be be delayed long enough to be out of date. Uncertified outside of China the C919 if produced at all will exist only in small numbers. The odds are China will eventually get commercial aircraft manufacturing right but the rest of the world sees the obvious need for huge cultural and intellectual evolution. These changes may require generations to accomplish and cannot just be willed into place by government decree.

                                                      • powerone1
                                                        powerone1  17 hours back

                                                        You can not deal with China using free market principles. You have to look at any large company as being the Chinese government. Tariffs are a very important tool to use. Never allow Chinese products to be sold in the US at a lower cost then what products manufactured in the US can be purchased at.

                                                        • Rishav
                                                          Rishav  17 hours back

                                                          why does china need planes when they have trains?

                                                          • James L
                                                            James L  18 hours back

                                                            Brilliant vid !!

                                                            • Magnus Juul
                                                              Magnus Juul  19 hours back

                                                              Funny how when china actually makes "their own" plane, it's just a ripoff off a european plane. They really have zero innovative capabilities what-so-ever. I don't get why western countries still keep pouring money into china, when they'll just become our greatest competitor in a 100 years or so

                                                              • sophon block
                                                                sophon block  17 hours back

                                                                Why western countries still keep investing into China? The same reason Boeing made a crap passenger plane 737Max, because they want to earn more with spending less. However China nowadays produce better products with cheaper prices. China is becoming the new Japan, superior technology development that becomes better and better. Actually WE, the consumers benefit from this. The ones are crying are the 1% filthy rich, and I am not sorry for them,. for too long they cheated our money with overpriced products and getting it made with slave wage labor.

                                                            • Ken Kir
                                                              Ken Kir  19 hours back

                                                              Why is China buying so many planes? Well capital chases assets, and right now China has a capitalization bubble. What will China do to those planes? Probably sell most of them at a loss in 5 years. China is fast becoming japan 1984 2.0

                                                              • Jamy Chong
                                                                Jamy Chong  21 hours back

                                                                It's weird that clicked on this video andI enjoyed it as I have no interest in airlines or China

                                                                • Cbeddoe19
                                                                  Cbeddoe19  22 hours back

                                                                  Boeing screwed the pooch big time in multiple ways with the 437 max.

                                                                  • Cbeddoe19
                                                                    Cbeddoe19  16 hours back

                                                                    @Noble Six lol. That was supposed to be a 7. Oops.

                                                                  • Noble Six
                                                                    Noble Six  16 hours back

                                                                    Well. Considering they never made it, yes

                                                                • Waleed Banjar
                                                                  Waleed Banjar  22 hours back

                                                                  China are the biggest Boeing costumers and yet, your STUPID president are threatening china by cutting American services such as Android, what a stupid move

                                                                  • Colonel Chuck
                                                                    Colonel Chuck  23 hours back

                                                                    Airbus and Boeing are both on the government tit, but those awful, scheming Chinese!

                                                                    • Brennen Cox
                                                                      Brennen Cox  24 hours back

                                                                      9:28 Forced technology transfer... DUH.

                                                                      • Brennen Cox
                                                                        Brennen Cox  1 days back

                                                                        In the long run, which is the game the CCP is playing, it doesnt matter. China already produces its own scooters and cars. Commercial aircraft are soon on the horizon. So it doesnt matter what Boeing or Airbus do, the CCP will replace them with domestically made aircraft as soon as it can. And just like with all its other markets, outsiders will be pushed out (largely) and domestically produced goods will be given an unfair advantage.

                                                                        Edit: Oh, 7:44 this video mentions that.

                                                                        • Wade Higgins
                                                                          Wade Higgins  1 days back

                                                                          They knew the plane had issues, that's why the May Crash Any Second sensor was installed.

                                                                          • Brennen Cox
                                                                            Brennen Cox  1 days back

                                                                            1:08 China isn't a continent.

                                                                            • TheDimHall
                                                                              TheDimHall  1 days back

                                                                              Of course China makes rip off planes now too

                                                                              • GLR
                                                                                GLR  1 days back


                                                                                • The Casual Citizen
                                                                                  The Casual Citizen  1 days back

                                                                                  Good content about the China aircraft market. I will not fly on a COMAIR aircraft. There is now and never has been quality manufacturing result in a Communist political system.

                                                                                  • wizbang68
                                                                                    wizbang68  1 days back

                                                                                    :15 odd way to say half a billion passengers, but then put the number of 500,000,000 (500 million) yes they could be considered equals but for those who aren't native english speakers it's confusing to state one number and then display a different wording visually... Although equivalent they aren't the same. 1/2 billion would have been better in the graphic or verbally state 500 million. Also, Anatov was defect in 2017. But if the Comac is produced the way many of low cost items are produced in China. IE: Using substandard materials, not maintaining quality control standards, etc. If you look at a category on Amazon for a product. The low cost versions made in China will often show shorted wiring, cracked casing, etc, etc. So If Comac is to be low cost jet, Ryanair may be expecting more than they receive.

                                                                                    • Thom Al
                                                                                      Thom Al  1 days back

                                                                                      ho hum - sometimes I wish china went back behind whatever it was they opened to open up.

                                                                                      • P Daniel
                                                                                        P Daniel  1 days back

                                                                                        wENDOVER YOU SAY THERE IS NO COMPETITION FOR BOEING AND AIRBUS AND THEN 3 MINS LATER YOU SAY COMAC IS THREATENING BOEING

                                                                                        • P Daniel
                                                                                          P Daniel  1 days back

                                                                                          NO THE FAA IS STILL THE PRE-EMINENT REGULATOR. NOT CHINA

                                                                                          • Dan Doris
                                                                                            Dan Doris  1 days back

                                                                                            I'm curious what Boeing is doing to really fix the problem with the 737 Max. Seems they really should either go back to the original engines designed for the 737, or redesign the 737 to not need the MCAS (the device that caused the crashes). Be even more maddening then the self certification Boeing was allowed to certify their own planes, not sure what has been to address that problem.

                                                                                            • 微博:环球商务客

                                                                                              China has big markets but it belongs to its own aircrafts