Boeing's China Problem

  • Published on:  Tuesday, September 10, 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

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  • Bi'er ShenShan

    Bi'er ShenShan

     an hour ago

    Amigo, In your highlighting of the China map... you left TAIWAN out of it. How would you feel if the USA map was left out without Texas? :-) Please CORRECT your mistake.

  • Omar KHODARY

    Omar KHODARY

     3 hours ago

    This information is completely wrong on video I recommend for you looking where get this Source of information. It was known Chinese’s airlines have large number of Boeing Fleets because cargo and trade exchange.

  • Euro Public Transport

    Euro Public Transport

     14 hours ago

    Dear Sam,
    can you please do a video about the geographic problem of Iran?

  • Paul von Hindenburg

    Paul von Hindenburg

     18 hours ago +1

    They don't care about jobs they wanted to pander to the dictatorship.

  • JEOGRAPHY Songs For Kids

    JEOGRAPHY Songs For Kids

     18 hours ago +4

    Still a better channel than Bendover Productions.

  • Enter Fil

    Enter Fil

     19 hours ago +1

    It’s so sad that Embraer was bought by Boeing, Brazil is selling all of its companies

  • pagansforbreakfast


     22 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


     23 hours ago +3

    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


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

  • Qinghui Ou

    Qinghui Ou


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

  • Qinghui Ou

    Qinghui Ou


    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


    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



    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


    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


    Simple. GE must cease selling aircraft engines and spares to China.

    See? Easy! NEXT!

  • Francisco Neto

    Francisco Neto

     yesterday +3

    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

  • Francisco Neto

    Francisco Neto


    Time to disrupt CHINAS economy

  • 罗浩钤


     yesterday +1

    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


    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

     yesterday +1

    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.