Tue, Jul 25, 2006
Executives with European planemaker
Airbus say it's true... there were some serious problems with the
aft fuselage of the superjumbo A380... airframe issues that
The German magazine Der Speigel has obtained internal Airbus
documents that show, as far back as March, concerns about
structural weakness near the tail of the massive aircraft. The
resulting fixes drove the whalejet's weight up... forcing Airbus to
spend money to compensate... and forcing the company to delay the
commercial rollout of the A380 for at least six months.
That, in turn, caused a huge sell-off of parent company EADS
stock... driving the company's value down by about 25-percent.
Still... after a major management shake-up... it seems as if
customers are making their way back into the Airbus fold.
At last week's Farnborough Air Show near London... Airbus beat
Boeing better than 2-to-1 on new orders for commercial
Boeing is still expected to retake the lead in sales by the end
of the year... but even Boeing's CEO says Airbus will emerge from
this rough patch a stronger, more capable company.
AD NUMBER: 2013-25-01 PRODUCT: All DASSAULT AVIATION Model Falcon 10 airplanes.>[...]
Curtiss Jenny Restoration A blog following the restoration of a 1918 Curtiss JN4D Jenny. Once completed, the airplane will be flown and displayed at the Candler Field Museum in Wil>[...]
A horizontal, tail-shaped cloud (not a funnel cloud) at low levels extending from the precipitation cascade region of a supercell toward the wall cloud (i.e., it usually is observe>[...]
"Today's announcement signals that Louisiana is ready to further expand its presence and leadership in the aerospace industry, creating quality career opportunities for our people >[...]
Choose How YOU Want To View Your Aero News: Headlines And Teasers We're all pretty excited about the new website design here at ANN, but we HAVE heard from some of you that you lik>[...]