Ethiopian 787: Remember that Boeing 787 fire at London Heathrow Airport some months back? It seems that Ethiopian Airlines, the owner, and Boeing, have finally reached agreement on how to fix the airplane–but nobody is saying how, according to Steve Wilhelm at the Puget Sound Business Journal.
WTO Airbus/Boeing: In case anyone was wondering what’s happened to the cross-appeals of the World Trade Organization findings that Airbus and Boeing received illegal subsidies, it seems the USA isn’t the only place where budget constraints have bollixed things up. The appeals are delayed by budget shortfalls at the WTO.
CSeries Update: In case you’ve been wondering about the Bombardier CSeries test program–the plane has flown only three times since first flight Sept. 16–BBD just posted this YouTube with an update.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwkhQDDEgdw&w=420&h=315]
We understand that the long run of rainy weather in advance of the first flight (delayed by a week because of the weather) meant that some of the testing that had been expected in advance of the flight resumed after the flight.
Flight Global has this short story.