Boeing's China Problem

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


Comments • 3 943

  • PissedOffProle
    PissedOffProle  13 hours back

    Boeing run by graduates of Harvard Stanford Pwinceton etc business skools

    • Alvin Walters
      Alvin Walters  2 days back

      let me guess china stole boeing’s IP and that’s what there new planes will be made from lol what a shit country

      • John Mehaffey
        John Mehaffey  3 days back

        I just hope that someone who lost loved ones on these flights get a good honest lawyer ( please don't laugh) and take the FAA and Boeing for a lot of money it's the only language they understand

        • Shaochong Zhang
          Shaochong Zhang  3 days back

          Let's be very clear, the main problem with Boeing is that they fucked up 737MAX. They fucked up huge and they caused the death of hundreds of people.

          • Derxert
            Derxert  3 days back

            because they only cared about money

        • steve young
          steve young  3 days back

          FYI the comacs engine is American made, the Chinese make only the body. They have not yet masterd the formula of building a safe and working jet engine

          • Derxert
            Derxert  3 days back

            the engines are british

        • C. Fecteau
          C. Fecteau  3 days back

          Well that's a probrem

          • William St. Clair
            William St. Clair  6 days back

            whoops novel coronavirus

            • henry ravu
              henry ravu  6 days back

              too bad chinese tourist going out but few countries going there as tourist...not much to see there.

              • Iam Fresh
                Iam Fresh  1 weeks back

                You can't blame Chinese government since 737MAX are killing machine now

                • Daniel McDavid
                  Daniel McDavid  1 weeks back

                  There is precedent for the Boeing-Comac JV. In the 1980s, McDonnell Douglas (which merged with Boeing in 1997) co-produced some MD-80 series planes with Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing Factory (yes, it was called "manufacturing factory") which is now the final assembly division of Comac.

                  • Joe V
                    Joe V  1 weeks back

                    Boeing was once the most revered aircraft company in the '' Boeing Scandals List''.....just another American sad

                    • John Davenport
                      John Davenport  2 weeks back

                      Fuck the FAA

                      • Jayden Solorio
                        Jayden Solorio  2 weeks back

                        Coughs in Corona Virus

                        • Louise Ahearne
                          Louise Ahearne  2 weeks back

                          He put an Airbus in the thumbnail 😏🤫🙃🛬🛫✈️

                          • Shan Sui
                            Shan Sui  3 weeks back

                            I keep see this channel refers to each problem as a “China problem”. Maybe
                            those are the wrong views, because China is also their greatest opportunity. Those countries and companies are experiencing changes that they haven’t gotten use to and they need to adapt

                            • rob parke
                              rob parke  3 weeks back

                              Excellent presentation - and I should know being an FSB and having had a 21year career at State.

                              • allflying3
                                allflying3  3 weeks back

                                35 billion usd? So, like Etihad aircraft procurement in a month?

                                • ItsMeKrazyB
                                  ItsMeKrazyB  3 weeks back


                                  • wkdravenna
                                    wkdravenna  3 weeks back

                                    I really want to hear this video done by captain joe !

                                    • Bobby Collins
                                      Bobby Collins  3 weeks back

                                      won't fly 737 MAX... better not put them in service or you will lose hundreds of passengers!

                                      • Peng zhang
                                        Peng zhang  3 weeks back

                                        bitch. The map is wrong !
                                        Taiwan island belongs to China 🇨🇳 forever

                                        • Pru Pru
                                          Pru Pru  4 weeks back

                                          Corona Airways

                                          • James Collins
                                            James Collins  4 weeks back

                                            Another way for China will steal United States exclusive technology and never apologize for it.

                                            • Christofer Riche
                                              Christofer Riche  4 weeks back

                                              China 🇨🇳 is the world's problem not just ours & not just Boeings

                                              • Weeb Sensei
                                                Weeb Sensei  4 weeks back

                                                Fun fact: i've always pronounced "Boeing" as boing

                                                • Obi2
                                                  Obi2  4 weeks back

                                                  C919 will be single pilot and full autonomous.. game changer in aviation industry.

                                                  • William Saephanh
                                                    William Saephanh  4 weeks back

                                                    Boeing is stupid

                                                    • Tkb67 Stl67
                                                      Tkb67 Stl67  4 weeks back

                                                      McDonald Douglas went out of business was bought by Boeing so Boeing put their Executives in charge of Boeing now look what's happening to Boeing shocking

                                                      • Mitchell Blake
                                                        Mitchell Blake  4 weeks back

                                                        The first time I saw a C919, my first thought was that it looked like a Chinese knock-off 737

                                                        Only now do I know that's exactly what it is

                                                        • Michael Lam
                                                          Michael Lam  4 weeks back

                                                          Thanks to Trump and his idiotic trade war, China has now switched from Boeing to Airbus and is developing their own airplane. Thanks to stupid trump, China realize it cannot rely on USA and will work more closely with Russia and Europe and. Boeing will lose major revenue . China already has access to most of U.S. technology thru Israel.

                                                          • Singapore Football Fans

                                                            Foreign companies should stop having companies in China. Those communist cunts will try to steal their technology.

                                                            • RON JAGRAF/X
                                                              RON JAGRAF/X  4 weeks back

                                                              Boeing has descended from a heralded No. 1 high tech cutting edge aircraft manufacturer to a culture composed of salesmen, accounting clerks, and lawyers who are currently in positions of control..  A glance at the Boeing organization chart tells everyone that their system of management review is geared to compliance with procedures and regulations rather than quality assurance of their all-important products.  Their company’s entire financial management & information system[s] are geared to quarterly reporting to Wall Street on future earnings which are probably inflated.  This is a defensive management posture which is continually fighting the latest battle in the last war.   High tech presents problem categories and management nuances not present in what we all think of as normal manufacturing or production.   The nuclear industry faced the same engineering accountability problems in the 1960's given the newness and complexity of nuclear stations.  That industry's answer was 10CFR-50 Appendix B -- Quality Assurance Requirements for Nuclear Plants -- a document live on the internet and worth a good read.  The Boeing organization needs a re-think in the form of a Management Audit -- that is: an audit of their management itself.

                                                              • JeanPierre de Vos
                                                                JeanPierre de Vos  4 weeks back

                                                                Airbus is the largest aircraft producing company in the world in 2019 a also comming year. Boeing is the second one.

                                                                • Daniel Hammer
                                                                  Daniel Hammer  4 weeks back

                                                                  everyone has a China problem

                                                                  • insecticon skrapnel
                                                                    insecticon skrapnel  4 weeks back

                                                                    The airbus beluga: imma bout to end these men whole careers

                                                                    • EnergeticWaves
                                                                      EnergeticWaves  1 months back

                                                                      they should take back the billions they paid executives and use it to make better planes.

                                                                      • To Be Announced
                                                                        To Be Announced  1 months back

                                                                        Ya know what's funny? 0:52 if you look at international departures it shows that PR China technically considers Taiwan to be a different nation.

                                                                        • SavageKingTexas _
                                                                          SavageKingTexas _  1 months back

                                                                          4:44 you know that's in North Korea and not in China

                                                                          • Madara Uchiha
                                                                            Madara Uchiha  6 hours back

                                                                            Its in Beijing, forbidden city or tianemen square

                                                                        • Gaming with Lynx
                                                                          Gaming with Lynx  1 months back

                                                                          The MAX is actually still flying with Shenzhen Airlines

                                                                          • Derxert
                                                                            Derxert  3 days back

                                                                            No, It's a 737-800 with added winglets

                                                                        • waifu breaks
                                                                          waifu breaks  1 months back

                                                                          China made a knock off DC9 lol

                                                                          • Derxert
                                                                            Derxert  3 days back

                                                                            That looks nothing like a DC9.

                                                                        • William Chan
                                                                          William Chan  1 months back

                                                                          I'm glad that China took the lead in grounding the 737 MAX. I'm ashamed my country didn't take the initiative, even after 2 similar crashes

                                                                          • Rico Myint
                                                                            Rico Myint  1 months back

                                                                            Think about it! Use your brain! Boeing and Airbus have a duopoly because it is extremely difficult to go into airplane design and manufacturing, but somehow China is competing because of their brilliance??? Give me a break, tell the truth! They are using the forced technology transfer from both manufacturers to steal their way to the top this is the REAL STORY.

                                                                            • Eric Chen
                                                                              Eric Chen  1 months back

                                                                              Hainan airline is essentially a government own company.

                                                                              • Sleepy
                                                                                Sleepy  1 months back

                                                                                China will soon build copy cat Boeing planes and stop buying them. When will the US and all its companies stop sharing technology and protect their intellectual property more secured so they can steal them. The US should outlaw high technology companies from manufacturing production in China and any other non friendly countries.

                                                                                • Joe King
                                                                                  Joe King  1 months back

                                                                                  7:53 Who's Mr Bishee lol

                                                                                  • killer bee
                                                                                    killer bee  1 months back

                                                                                    *Wendover's China Problem*

                                                                                    • Ludwig van El
                                                                                      Ludwig van El  1 months back

                                                                                      I can not feel too sorry for Boeing, if they go belly up, they will take their "defense" (no: offense) arm with them. Good for manmijd.

                                                                                      • E A
                                                                                        E A  1 months back

                                                                                        Ryanair wants to buy Chinese aircrafts?? I'm gonna start working in that company next month, and I already have enough with flying on the 737-MAX as soon as it goes back to the skies