Thierry Dubois

Thierry
Dubois
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Thierry Dubois covers French aerospace for Aviation Week & Space Technology.

Thierry graduated in fluid dynamics in Toulouse in the mid-1990s. Looking for a job in aerospace, he found his first one in 1997 with French weekly Air & Cosmos. In 2000, he moved to Lyon, where he became a freelancer for several English- and French-language publications. These included AIN, Rotor & Wing, Aviation Maintenance, Science & Vie and Aerobuzz. Thierry's main focus has long been technology.

 

Articles
Zodiac’s Woes Cause €1 Billion Drop In Safran Deal 
Safran's new terms for acquiring Zodiac Aerospace have resulted in €1 billion ($1.1 billion) drop in the value of the deal.
Safran Tackles Leap 1B Low-Pressure Turbine Production Issue  2
Safran Aircraft Engines CEO Olivier Andries stresses the LP turbine’s design is not at stake and describes the situation as a “temporary logistic disturbance.”
Iran Air Receives Batch Of ATR 72-600s 
Iran Air has taken delivery of its first four ATR 72-600 turboprops, having earlier this year inked a contract for a firm 20, plus 20 options.
A300-600 cockpit after upgrade.
UPS Taps Airbus For A300-600 Cockpit Retrofit Upgrade 
UPS has signed a contract with Airbus for the retrofit upgrade of all of the cargo airline’s 52 A300-600 freighters.
Silvercrest Engine On Track For 2018 Certification, Safran Says 
Safran Aircraft Engines is maintaining its goal of obtaining certification next spring for the Silvercrest engine, destined to power the Dassault Falcon 5X and the Cessna Hemisphere business jets.
Dual-Pilot Input Implicated In Saab Accident  3
BAE Systems and Gulfstream design inceptors that ensure each pilot is immediately aware of any flight-control inputs by the other pilot or the autopilot.
Wind Tunnels Have Future In Digital Age, Europeans Say  27
Computational fluid dynamics is the relatively new kid on the development block, but the old standby wind tunnels still play a key role in testing.
BEA: Dual Input Caused CDG Hard-Landing Accident
The main cause of an accident that seriously damaged a Saab 2000 turboprop on Jan. 28, 2014, at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport was dual-pilot input during the landing phase, according to the French Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety.
ATR And IndiGo Sign Agreement For 50 Turboprops 

“We are embarking on a journey to build a nationwide regional network and connect cities that have not benefitted from the growth in Indian aviation,” IndiGo President Aditya Ghosh said.

HUD Acceptance Gains Ground With Chinese Carriers 
The hyper political sensitivity over air safety in China helps to explain the CAAC’s willingness to take the worldwide lead in mandatory HUD installations for airlines.
Arianespace Restarts Operations After French Guiana Strikes  2
The European space launch company is eager to show it is still reliable despite facing a major roadblock (literally).
Zodiac Braces For Possible Safran Change Of Heart 
Unanticipated production costs for cabin interiors are signaling a slower than desired recovery for Zodiac Aerospace, which is now struggling to retain Safran’s interest for a planned takeover and is working on a “standalone” scenario in case negotiations fail.
Zodiac Braces For Possible Safran Change Of Heart 
Unanticipated production costs for cabin interiors are signaling a slower than desired recovery for Zodiac Aerospace, which is now struggling to retain Safran’s interest for a planned takeover and is working on a “standalone” scenario in case negotiations fail.
With Strike Over, Arianespace Reschedules Next Launch 
Arianespace has rescheduled its next Ariane 5 launch for May 4 local time at the company’s spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, following the strikes and social unrest that forced the European launch provider to suspend operations for a month.
Air France Airbus A340 F-GZLU.
Officials Probe Air France A340’s Abnormal Takeoffs 
Over a four-week period, an Air France-operated Airbus A340-300 had two abnormal takeoffs from Bogota’s El Dorado International Airport.
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