Daily Memo: Qatar Airways And Airbus—An Ugly Conflict Just Got Worse

Qatar Airways A350
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The pictures shown around informally in the industry look ugly: a myriad of small cracks in the paint around windows, paint peeling off the fuselage, exposed and worn expanded copper foil (ECF), the lightning protection layer visible below the surface paint, unprotected fasteners. And worst of all...

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