USA Raises Tariffs on New Airbus Aircraft to 15%

USA Raises Tariffs on New Airbus Aircraft to 15%

The European Commission has yet to reveal its next move in response to the USA government’s decision. To raise tariffs from the current 10% rate to 15% on new airbus aircraft imported from the European Union (EU), effective March 18. “We take note of the U.S....
MAVERIC A New Jet Designed To Reduce Fuel Consumption

MAVERIC A New Jet Designed To Reduce Fuel Consumption

Airbus has revealed MAVERIC (Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls) its “blended wing body” scale model technological demonstrator. The new model is a jet with rear-mounted twin engines that would look at home in “Star Wars”...
Airbus Evolution: Spotting the difference?

Airbus Evolution: Spotting the difference?

When the first version of the Airbus A350 entered service in 2015, it had been in development for eleven years. It was designed by the brightest minds and most sophisticated computer programs. This is all backed up by a rigorous testing and certification program. The...
Airbus showcases its technology during BIDEC

Airbus showcases its technology during BIDEC

Airbus is showcasing its portfolio of mission-critical offerings at the second edition of Bahrain International Defense Exhibition & Conference. The Event Being held under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and endorsed by the Bahrain...
Why Airlines Aren’t Ordering the Airbus A330-800neo?

Why Airlines Aren’t Ordering the Airbus A330-800neo?

Airbus has one aircraft in its lineup that just isn’t selling, and here we will answer why Airlines Aren’t Ordering the Airbus A330-800neo. The A320 is the golden child with record sales; the A220 the new shiny new toy in the toy box; the A380 a beast retiring from a...
Airbus Commits To Ensuring A220 Meets Full Potential

Airbus Commits To Ensuring A220 Meets Full Potential

Airbus’s A220 program continues to evolve into a major market force as improvements such as a 5,000-pound increase in maximum takeoff weight (mtow) and 180-minute Etops approval further express the company’s commitment to reinforcing the former Bombardier C Series’...
Airbus 2050 concept aircraft

Airbus 2050 concept aircraft

Designed in response to user surveys about the future of air travel, the airbus 2050 concept craft houses replaces first, business, and economy classes with lifestyle ‘zones’, all housed in a panoramic transparent body designed for both more comfortable travel and...
How does the control joystick in Airbus aircraft work?

How does the control joystick in Airbus aircraft work?

What an easy intuitive and great way to fly that robust joystick is, called sidestick on the Airbus 320/330/340/350 and 380 models and submodels. The best thing is that it’s not in the way to install a stowable table in front of the pilots, which makes eating and...
Passenger Jet Lands With Hole In Fuselage

Passenger Jet Lands With Hole In Fuselage

A hole in fuselage in the side of an Airbus A321 jet operated by Daallo Airlines, shortly after it departed from the Mogadishu airport in Somalia this morning, headed for Djibouti. Early reports said there was a loud noise, just minutes after takeoff, and at least two...