Posts by Robert Wall

in Things With Wings Jul 03, 2012

Airbus’s Supersize Seat

Airbus is starting to market a wider economy-class seat for its single-aisle product. The goal is to help win campaigns in regions with high levels....More
in Ares Jun 29, 2012

JSF -- Norway Signs Up

That Norway would go ahead with buying the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has long been more or less a given as long as the U.S. showed its willingness to....More
in Things With Wings Jun 28, 2012

EASA Extends A380 Wing Crack Airworthiness Directive

The European Aviation Safety Agency has provided new guidance for A380 operators on how to deal with wing component cracking that has been troubling....More
in Things With Wings Jun 28, 2012

Airbus: Going Mobile

Perhaps tired of answering questions about A380 wing cracks and customer concerns over the A350-1000, Airbus is trying to change the topic of....More
in Ares Jun 27, 2012

The U.K.'s UAV War

While there has been a lot of attention on the U.S. drone strike program in Pakistan and other countries, much less is known about the Royal Air....More
in Things With Wings Jun 25, 2012

Thai Airways A380 Breaks Cover

Thai Airways |International will become the ninth A380 operator this year and the second new A380 operator in 2012 when it receives its first....More
in Things With Wings Jun 20, 2012

Another 787 VIP Deal In The Offing?

Boeing may be close to securing another VIP customer for its 787-8 product line. The aircraft in question is one of the flight test aircraft now....More
in Ares Jun 20, 2012

French Air Force Demos ASMPA Raid

The French air force has, for the first time, conducted an end-to-end test of its strategic strike capability using the ASMPA cruise missile (but,....More
in Ares Jun 14, 2012

Close Air Support with a French Flair

LH Aviation, the small French company looking to push its LH10 Ellipse into the hands of military operators, is working on a close air support....More
in Things With Wings Jun 13, 2012

Air France: Overhaul Not Just About Cuts

Although much of the focus at Air France has been on restructuring the business to return to profitability, airline management has tried to make the....More

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