Boeing's China Problem

  • Published on Sep 10, 2019
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Comments • 2 977

  • wp r
    wp r Hour ago

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

  • Airtheriey Morientes
    Airtheriey Morientes 2 hours ago

    No issue...only speculation from USA...

  • Crypto Dwayne
    Crypto Dwayne 2 hours ago +1

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

  • a64750
    a64750 3 hours ago

    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 4 hours ago

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

  • happy99
    happy99 4 hours ago

    fuck chinazi

  • Ming Fang
    Ming Fang 6 hours ago

    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 7 hours ago

    I can’t take the sing song voice.

  • 74KU
    74KU 8 hours ago

    The World's China Problem.

  • Findyification
    Findyification 11 hours ago

    FAA get paid by boeing its useless now

  • Mr. Showers
    Mr. Showers 11 hours ago

    Parachutes not included...

  • Teacher Chris
    Teacher Chris 11 hours ago

    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 11 hours ago

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

  • Mark Moses
    Mark Moses 12 hours ago

    That will stop guarantee it

  • Matlockization
    Matlockization 13 hours ago

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

  • p D
    p D 14 hours ago

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

  • David Bardavidi
    David Bardavidi 14 hours ago

    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 15 hours ago

    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 15 hours ago

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

  • mitchell wood
    mitchell wood 16 hours ago

    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 17 hours ago

    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 17 hours ago

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

  • Stewie Griffin
    Stewie Griffin 17 hours ago +1

    wham watching whis

  • Aaron Moreno
    Aaron Moreno 17 hours ago

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

  • IETCHX69
    IETCHX69 19 hours ago

    self 323

  • Erwin Rommel
    Erwin Rommel 19 hours ago +3

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

  • sailorashore
    sailorashore 19 hours ago

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

  • Lost Poet
    Lost Poet 19 hours ago +1

    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 19 hours ago

    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 19 hours ago +1

    why does china need planes when they have trains?

  • James L
    James L 20 hours ago

    Brilliant vid !!

  • Magnus Juul
    Magnus Juul 21 hour ago

    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 19 hours ago

      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 22 hours ago

    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 Day ago

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

  • Cbeddoe19
    Cbeddoe19 Day ago +1

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

    • Cbeddoe19
      Cbeddoe19 18 hours ago

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

    • Noble Six
      Noble Six 19 hours ago

      Well. Considering they never made it, yes

  • Waleed Banjar
    Waleed Banjar Day ago

    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 Day ago +1

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

  • Brennen Cox
    Brennen Cox Day ago

    9:28 Forced technology transfer... DUH.

  • Brennen Cox
    Brennen Cox Day ago

    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 Day ago +1

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

  • Brennen Cox
    Brennen Cox Day ago

    1:08 China isn't a continent.

  • TheDimHall
    TheDimHall Day ago

    Of course China makes rip off planes now too

  • GLR
    GLR Day ago


  • The Casual Citizen

    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 Day ago

    :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 Day ago

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

  • P Daniel
    P Daniel Day ago +1


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    P Daniel Day ago


  • Dan Doris
    Dan Doris Day ago

    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

  • tapsulinka
    tapsulinka Day ago

    There the biggest point is the Comac. It will be the main airplane to all of those companies who are partly owned by Chinese government or financed by Chinese state owned banks and those companies which are state owned and where China has big enough influence and then those companies who are just looking the cheapest price. It does mean that Comac planes will be the main plane at all Chinese companies and well as several Asian and African companies as well as Ryanair and similar low cost companies. Those will be bigger market than the rest of the companies so after 10-15 years Comac will be the biggest airplane manufacturer, unfortunately.

  • mike bob
    mike bob Day ago

    this chinese propoganda proudly brought to you by Winnie the Pooh

  • MOStein
    MOStein Day ago

    No one is going to buy a fucking Chinese plane, are you serious?? China probably wouldn't even buy them lets be real 😂😂😂

  • Jason F
    Jason F Day ago


  • monster FZ09
    monster FZ09 Day ago +1

    Coming soon, Boeing: "Made in China"

  • Can't B you
    Can't B you Day ago

    airbus planes are more comfortable anyway

  • BADGUY 1
    BADGUY 1 Day ago

    I did an avionics certification at Boeing in 1980. At that time Boeing had TWO competing engineering groups to develop new products. One group was called (the best I can remember) "Product Engineering". The other was called "Staff Engineering". The job of the "Product Engineering" group was to layout the "nuts and bolts" of the product installation (hardware design...wiring diagrams, etc). The job of the "Staff Engineering" group was to test the installation to see if it met all safety considerations. Of course there were many disputes between the two groups...arguing "nuts and bolts" considerations against "safety" ones. I had heard, the "Staff Engineering" groups were downsized and/or possibly eliminated, to "speed up" certification of new systems. If that is true (but I hope it's not), Boeing's move to save a little on development and engineering costs, cost them BIG BUCKS paying reparations for their 737 Max fiasco.... a payout that might have otherwise been avoided if they spent more time (and $'s) evaluating the operation of their new pitch control system...that caused those two crashes.

  • BADGUY 1
    BADGUY 1 Day ago

    I supported the assembly of McDonald Douglas, MD-80's, in Shanghai in the mid 1980's. So China is NOT new to western aircraft assembly and avionics. A Chinese aircraft factory, in Shenyang, also assembled vertical tail sections for Boeing aircraft in the early 1980's. Boeing helped build their own competition by allowing the Chinese to strong arm them into assisting the Chinese aircraft industry and giving up manufacturing secrets to order to get aircraft orders.

  • haydar abood
    haydar abood Day ago

    Why speeking fast