Last Week’s Poll Results: Concerns Over Boeing


Most respondents are worried about Boeing, but almost as many are showing some faith in the U.S.’s biggest corporation.

Russ Niles
Russ Niles is Editor-in-Chief of AVweb. He has been a pilot for 30 years and joined AVweb 22 years ago. He and his wife Marni live in southern British Columbia where they also operate a small winery.


  1. One needed upgrade should be increased scrutiny of the vendors and the parts, sub-assemblies, and processes used emanating from these companies. Finally Boeing and the other manufacturers should NOT be allowed to self certify, period.

  2. They need to pay vendors for the quality of the parts, not the raw numbers of parts. Corporate America are bean counters and bean counters are not skilled in producing fail safe parts.