Air New Zealand Will Purchase First Aircraft With New
Airbus has launched its new "Sharklet" large wingtip devices,
which it says are designed to enhance the eco-efficiency and
payload-range performance of the A320 family. Sharklets will
offered as a forward-fit option.
Program Supports All Phases Of Aircraft Life Cycle
Fokker Services introduces its new life cycle support program
for the Fokker fleet Monday at the Dubai Airshow. The program,
called FLYFokker, consists of cost-effective aircraft and service
solutions for start up, mature and phase-out operators.
New Book Praises A320 Engineers For Aircraft Design
In his new book "Fly by Wire", author William Langewiesche says
the Airbus A320 has a level of automation that "will intervene to
keep people alive," But Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the
pilot in command of flight 1549, said its impact on the outcome
of the incident was "minor".