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Opinion: British Aerospace And Defense Is In Shambles Commented on: 5 days ago (March 14, 2018)

It is true that the UK Gmt under the “leadership” of “Theresa the Appeaser” who campaigned to remain in the EU is negotiating to keep us in the EU and produce a BREXIT in name only but it is...

Airbus CEO Warns About Brexit, Trump, Protectionism Commented on: 8 weeks ago (January 18, 2018)

Herr Enders clearly is of that bubble dwelling species unable to learn the lessons history provides him. In ignoring such lessons, perhaps provides at least one clue why he is soon to be “former...

MC-21 Narrowbody Flight Tests Symbolize Russian Sector Ambitions Commented on: 10 weeks ago (January 4, 2018)

..and what of the politics of Airbus who, if we in the UK dared to vote to leave the EU they would impose their own severe econonmic sanctions on the UK aerospace industry?

Canada Launches Fighter Contest, Targets Boeing Dispute Commented on: 13 weeks ago (December 14, 2017)

His father was Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz.

Opinion: How Airbus C Series Deal Will Change Aerospace Commented on: 20 weeks ago (October 28, 2017)

Richard Aboulafia, an ideologically committed "globalist" is what Nassim Nicholas Taleb would correctly characterise as "an intellectual yet idiot".

Airbus, Bombardier Forge Industry-Shaking C Series Agreement Commented on: 21 weeks ago (October 18, 2017)

This very sad.

Re Boeing; Ever since Boeing moved HQ to away from Seattle it's plain they no longer want to be makers of airliners. The current management are merely rent seekers.

Opinion: Why Boeing vs. Bombardier Is Really About China Commented on: 22 weeks ago (October 11, 2017)

Boeing's 737 is older than I am (I'm due for retirement) and they are embarrassed by what a modern aircraft (the CS) looks like . Typical yank mentality: they claim a divine right, fail to invest...

Opinion: Have Jetliners Escaped The Boom-Bust Cycle? Commented on: 24 weeks ago (September 26, 2017)

The "Fake Money" system instituted since 2008 (arguably since 1972) accounts for the rise in financial assets - airliners ARE financial assets - accounts for much of this current cycle. We are in...

Opinion: Surf Air Bets Membership Airlines Will Succeed Abroad Commented on: 28 weeks ago (August 30, 2017)

For the SurfAir model to endure they must deal with the problem of “contention”; i.e. what happens when 24 people turn up for a flight on their 12 seat aircraft. In designing their model SurfAir...

Opinion: New Contender Takes On Venerable Pilatus PC-12 Commented on: 29 weeks ago (August 24, 2017)

Having just spent a week at my brother's place in Switzerland I find myself broke and with time on my hands; The PC12 is sold as a "precision Swiss Instrument". On closer analysis we find that the...