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The Pre-Owned A380

News this week about Singapore Airlines not renewing the lease on its first A380 has caused a flutter.  The considered opinion is that this is another piece of bad news for the Airbus program.  The Wall Street Journal has this view: “But it is another symbolic hit for...

MH17 – Russia refutes Dutch findings

[UPDATE: watch this video for useful context and background] Russia's largest defense company, Almaz-Antey, presented evidence that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down last year by an out-of-production rocket fired by a Ukrainian Buk-M1 air defense system. The...

MH17 was downed by a Russian-made missile

A 15 month survey by the Netherlands authorities established that the crash of MH17 was caused by a Russian-made missile launched from the Russian/Ukraine theater of war which killed all 298 passengers board. The findings by the Dutch Safety Board will be revealed...

The Flaperon is from MH370

Reports today from the French Prosecutor and Malaysian Prime Minister indicated that the flaperon that washed up on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is indeed from MH370 that disappeared on March 8, 2014.  Additional debris, including what appears to be a plastic...