European retrospective: the European aerospace industry 1970-2000

SMITH, D., 2001. European retrospective: the European aerospace industry 1970-2000. International Journal of Aerospace Management, 1 (3), pp. 237-251. ISSN 1469-3429

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Abstract

The success of Airbus Industrie in challenging Boeing’s dominant position in the highly competitive civil airliner market has been widely reported. In the light of this success this paper reviews the progress made by the European aerospace industry in the last three decades of the twentieth century. In particular the position of Europe in relation to the US aerospace industry is analysed. As well as covering civil airliner production the study also considers the space and aero engine sectors. In order to explore the factors that have led to a European challenge, three organisations, each from different sectors of the industry, are analysed. The paper concludes that there has been a revival in the fortunes of the industry and its position within the world aerospace industry.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: International Journal of Aerospace Management
Creators: Smith, D.
Publisher: Inderscience
Date: 2001
Volume: 1
Number: 3
ISSN: 1469-3429
Rights: © 2001 Inderscience
Divisions: Schools > Nottingham Business School
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 09:43
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 13:09
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/1683

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