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Airbus CEO Warns About Brexit, Trump, Protectionism Commented on: 4 days ago (January 17, 2018)

The Germans and French want it both ways. Ok for them to protect their industrial base and keep out US aviation and defence suppliers and not for the USA to finally say enough is enough and the...

Airbus Faces Dilemma As It Looks At Next Development Options Commented on: 5 days ago (January 16, 2018)

There is mention of "lower capital cost' of a 330neo. The lower cost is not because of a lower manufacturing cost but because Airbus would discount the plane to generate sales and take away sales...

Airbus CEO Tom Enders Is Aviation Week 2017 Person Of The Year Commented on: 2 weeks ago (January 5, 2018)

It is ironic that this ends in a Yuge corruption scandal.

The accolades above for Enders and especially for Leahy should wait till we see exactly who is involved in the multi billion...

USAF Could Start Re-engining First Two B-52s By 2022 Commented on: 4 weeks ago (December 22, 2017)

B52 should have been scrapped years ago. The platform will be a 100 years old in 2050 and the planes flying in the 80s. How can all this work and age of aircaraft not be more costly and put...

Airbus Facing Leadership Changes Amid Turmoil, Corruption Probes Commented on: 4 weeks ago (December 19, 2017)

Disbursing bribes through middlemen or agents is a criminal offence in Europe and North America and comes with jail time and fines. The North American manufacturers cleaned up theit act when US...

Opinion: Why Boeing’s C Series Concerns Are Justified Commented on: 5 weeks ago (December 15, 2017)

My of my how my fellow Europeans go after Boeing in what is clearly a dumping situation. Had Airbus not been given a free ride on the C Series they would perhaps also be challenging this dumping...

Immediate Action: What Pilots Need To Memorize Commented on: 5 weeks ago (December 13, 2017)

A recent article on memory based on a Canadian research study (published by the CBC) confirms that if you Read Aloud what you are trying to memorise substantially enhances your retention.

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First Operational KC-46 Takes Flight As Boeing Races To Deliver Commented on: 6 weeks ago (December 6, 2017)

A330 - too big, too heavy, a gas guzzler by comparison. Bad for American jobs and security. Does the USA want to rely on fickle Eiluropean politicians for spare parts in time of crisis.

Rolls-Royce’s Schulz, ATR’s Scherer Contenders For Airbus Sales Chief Commented on: 8 weeks ago (November 24, 2017)

What does Enders know and how was he involved. News reports say: Public prosecutors in Munich confirmed to Handelsblatt that they will soon press charges against a number of Airbus managers."...

Russian Fighters Test U.S. Boundaries In Skies Over Syria Commented on: 8 weeks ago (November 20, 2017)

Putin's boys should be told to stay away or face the consequences. That's the only thing Putin understands. Turkey sent the appropriate message when Russian fighters got too close and were shot...