Airbus held its annual press conference today, with several news items coming from it:
This program remains a financial disaster, with Airbus now acknowledging it threatens the well-being of the entire company. This New York Times article sums it up best. This Reuters article also has great detail. This 14 minute podcast by Innovation Analysis Group with the A400M chief test pilot talks about the flight testing.
The A380 will remain a financial drain for “years to come. This Bloomberg article has the low-down on this one.
Airbus predicts 250-300 orders this year and a recovery next year. This short Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones article has the details.
Airbus criticized the USAF KC-X tanker DRFP in this New York Times article.