Updating the A380: the prospect of a neo version and what’s involved

Recent headlines and this column report that Airbus is considering re-engining the popular A330 with GE Aviation GEnx or Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-TEN power plants. A New Engine Option and other changes would improve the A330’s economy by an… Read More

Filling the production gap at three OEMs

HawksWinHawksWinHawksWin!!! Airbus, Boeing and Embraer face production gaps of several years in three key product lines. Two of these, Boeing and Embraer, relate to transitions from current generation airplanes to new derivatives. Airbus faces a large gap for… Read More

Seahawk dismantles Bronco (literally)

OK, OK, it’s not aviation but we don’t care. Note the position of the Bronco to the painted word behind it. Coincidence or not, it kind of fits. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llLDGSitDWA&w=560&h=315] . . Here’s the article explaining all this…. Read More