About 30 People Will Be Tasked With Landing Gear Work
An A350 XWB Landing Gear Systems Test Facility has opened at the
Airbus site in Filton in the UK. Louis Gallois, chief executive
officer of EADS, Airbus' parent company, and Sir Peter Westmacott,
the UK ambassador to France, opened the building.
It was a big bad beautiful twin... unless you were on the other side... then you might have thought it a bit of bad news. History tells us that the Douglas A-26 Invader series, otherwise known as the B-26 between 1948–1965, was a multi-engine light attack bomber built by Douglas Aircraft. The bird saw principle use during World War II but also saw service for decades afterwards... including the ignominious Bay of Pigs invasion. Highly modified aircraft continued to serve the US through 1969.
August Numbers Show Only One Flight Over The Three Hour
The nation's largest airlines reported only one flight in August
with a tarmac delay of more than three hours, compared to 66
flights in August 2009, with no change in the rate of canceled
flights, according to the Air Travel Consumer Report released today
by the U.S. DOT.
ICCAIA Continues To Call For Strong Partnership Between
Governments And Industry
The International Coordinating Council of Aerospace Industries
Associations (ICCAIA) said in a statement Monday that it welcomed
the agreement reached at the 37th Assembly of the International
Civil Aviation Organization.