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
  • boeing airbus comac china arj21 c919 ccp united states trade business economics aircraft aviation airplane airplanes airport wendover productions wendover


  • Russ Gallagher
    Russ Gallagher   3 days ago

    ...and now they have the 21st Century Plague to deal with! "If it's Boeing, I'm not going!"

  • Piotr Dudała
    Piotr Dudała   3 days ago

    Chinese are smart - they'll keep equal balance between foreign aircraft suppliers, until domestic ones take over.

  • Tony Lang
    Tony Lang   5 days ago


  • PissedOffProle
    PissedOffProle   6 days ago

    Boeing run by graduates of Harvard Stanford Pwinceton etc business skools

  • Alvin Walters
    Alvin Walters   1 weeks ago

    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   1 weeks ago

    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   1 weeks ago

    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.

  • steve young
    steve young   1 weeks ago

    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

  • henry ravu
    henry ravu   1 weeks ago

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

  • Iam Fresh
    Iam Fresh   1 weeks ago

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

  • Daniel McDavid
    Daniel McDavid   2 weeks ago

    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   2 weeks ago

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

  • Louise Ahearne
    Louise Ahearne   2 weeks ago

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

  • Shan Sui
    Shan Sui   3 weeks ago

    I keep see this channel refers to each problem as a “China problem”. Maybethose 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 ago

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

  • allflying3
    allflying3   3 weeks ago

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

  • wkdravenna
    wkdravenna   4 weeks ago

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

  • Bobby Collins
    Bobby Collins   1 months ago

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

  • Peng zhang
    Peng zhang   1 months ago

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

  • James Collins
    James Collins   1 months ago

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

  • Christofer Riche
    Christofer Riche   1 months ago

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

  • Weeb Sensei
    Weeb Sensei   1 months ago

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

  • Obi2
    Obi2   1 months ago

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

  • Tkb67 Stl67
    Tkb67 Stl67   1 months ago

    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   1 months ago

    The first time I saw a C919, my first thought was that it looked like a Chinese knock-off 737Only now do I know that's exactly what it is

  • Michael Lam
    Michael Lam   1 months ago

    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   1 months ago

    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   1 months ago

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

  • EnergeticWaves
    EnergeticWaves   1 months ago

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

  • To Be Announced
    To Be Announced   1 months ago

    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.