Boeing's China Problem

  • Published on: 10 September 2019
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    Animation by Josh Sherrington
    Sound by Graham Haerther (
    Thumbnail by Simon Buckmaster

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    Select footage courtesy the AP Archive
    China Eastern 737 Takeoff Video Courtesy PDX Aviation

  • Runtime : 12:55
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  • pagansforbreakfast
    pagansforbreakfast   1 hours ago

    Let the computer fly the plane, what could go wrong? Until full command of the aircraft is returned to the flightcrew I'm staying on the ground.

  • HerrBratwurst
    HerrBratwurst   2 hours ago

    Every time I see a video about People saying things about China’s issue with the outside world, it tells me they don’t know China’s main priority.China’s number 1 priority are it’s people. That’s why they spend so much money building up cities. That’s why they always insists on companies bringing jobs into China, when you have 2billion mouths to feed, this is the only way. Also, it appeases the people, so they do not go on strikes, making the country unproductive. Which affects other normal people, and when the mob grows bigger, the communist party falls. That’s the real China problem.You wanna be really cool friends with a Xi Jin Ping? Create a lot of jobs in China. He’ll be your number one Friend if you can bring in billions of jobs for China.

  • SH W
    SH W   5 hours ago

    How is Boeing or Airbus going to send their planes to China? Fly them?

  • Qinghui Ou
    Qinghui Ou   7 hours ago

    correction: Boeing did collaborate with comac but set a very high price that china decided to do the long way.

  • Qinghui Ou
    Qinghui Ou   7 hours ago

    the number will drop in the future since china had started developing their own plane already check out C919, economic war will eventually end just not in this century.

  • Andrew McKay
    Andrew McKay   9 hours ago

    The Americans can't even build a plan anymore with out a China man involved. They will clone a Boeing and build their own

  • ACADMan
    ACADMan   10 hours ago

    Mmm...Nah. I'm not overly concerned- Yet. Will keep an eye on the new effort at Chinese aircraft production, though. Give them another 15 years, and call me back.

  • Better With Rum
    Better With Rum   10 hours ago

    Just because China grounded the 737 first doesn't lend to their credibility. I will NEVER get on a Chinese produced plain.

  • A320 CAT3DUAL
    A320 CAT3DUAL   11 hours ago

    Simple. GE must cease selling aircraft engines and spares to China.See? Easy! NEXT!

  • Francisco Neto
    Francisco Neto   11 hours ago

    USA 🇺🇸 needs to fire 🔥 trump today,otherwise the United States 🇺🇸 will lose it’s ground in world’s economies. Trump is the distraction of America

  • 罗浩钤
    罗浩钤   12 hours ago

    I fly 737max once before, left wing starts to over shake after 30 minutes took off, literally worst plane i tried, i miss my DA42 after that

  • Mark Fischer
    Mark Fischer   13 hours ago

    China's Boeing problem. With a huge fleet of Boeing aircraft, China faces the prospect that if the split between the United States and China becomes heated and rancorous enough, the US government could cut China off from spare parts, service updates, and everything else needed from the manufacturer to sustain after sales support. China's fleet of Boeing aircraft could become a total loss.

  • anthony chan
    anthony chan   13 hours ago

    China should not buy anything from the US at all the way trump treated Huawei and China companies. The END trump will be a BIG LOSER. Time will tell.

  • Sven Reuser
    Sven Reuser   17 hours ago

    sees united states and china, but than continents.countries in those continents: am i a joke to you?

  • Anand kumar
    Anand kumar   19 hours ago

    Who has guts to sit in China made airplanes and fly, There is no guarantee that they come back alive.....

  • Mike Marley
    Mike Marley   20 hours ago

    Beware the chinaman ,they want to eat every living thing on our planet and every dead thing also.Serpents disguised as worms.

  • peter yuan
    peter yuan   1 days ago

    I think China had purposely sabotage the two 737 MAX to make Boeing look bad.

  • Ming Hu
    Ming Hu   1 days ago

    Ban Boeing in China to Make America Great Again

  • Laura O'Chamney
    Laura O'Chamney   1 days ago

    Nah, Chinese made aircrafts are the worst. They're noisy, unreliable and unsafe. Similarly, other countries like Russia have built their own planes, but they have gone nowhere. Despite some accidents here and there, Boeing aircrafts are still the safest on the planet. According to the latest reports, the average person living in the United States has a 1 in 102 chance of dying in a car crash, compared to a 1 in 205,552 chance of dying as a passenger on an airplane.

  • goodboy2222
    goodboy2222   1 days ago


  • 崔鱼
    崔鱼   1 days ago

    You forget taiwan province

  • Christos Perchanidis

    You should also mentioned that Russia and China develop jointly a new plane (that Comac one)

  • cnccarving
    cnccarving   1 days ago

    mightbe it sounds bad that boeing has to lower price, but same time it will be cheaper thna airbusthen, if same price makes 10 boeing plane versus 6-7 airbus plane then boeing can slice way bigger from the chinese market

  • cnccarving
    cnccarving   1 days ago

    on the end china will start their own airplane production

  • Tomato Madness
    Tomato Madness   1 days ago

    If I would fly 1000hrs non stop, I'll only do it with A320. lol!

  • bert
    bert   1 days ago

    Mainstream education is not an actual representative of a true understanding of reality, it is the biggest mind control church ever, with a very sophisticated compartmentalised traumatised fractured psychological fear based control system and that doesn't need you're belief, try telling the government that you promise not to break any laws and you no longer need to pay tax and you could ask how can they tell you what to do if they work for you, with an educated and entertained understanding of freedom you now in the land of make believe, it is as they say time to wake up, now don't think I'm telling you this because of compassion most of you are to childish to care with poorly maintained minds that will now act in according to you're programming brainwashing education call it what you're comfortable with

  • Moosey1789
    Moosey1789   1 days ago

    The trade war will pass? Quite a crystal ball you have there

  • Caio Lopez
    Caio Lopez   1 days ago

    Please don't ruin every company's logo with that thick, white, rounded outline.

  • Nadir Osman
    Nadir Osman   1 days ago

    If you look at the broader picture, this is part of transition and shifting of centre of gravity from West to the East and hence the ensuing struggle & readjustment on the world level.

  • wp r
    wp r   1 days ago

    What's spooky is that Hainan has become a peninsula!

  • Crypto Dwayne
    Crypto Dwayne   1 days ago

    China will just Steal all the parts and Technology that's on the Boeing Planes. It's what they do

  • John sweda
    John sweda   2 days ago

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