The A380plus – nearly a NEO

At the Paris show last week Airbus rolled out an important series of tweaks to the A380.  Most obvious were the new winglets, 4.7M compared to the approximate 1M fences currently used.  Not obvious to the eye are other tweaks to the wing and fuselage.  The combination...

777X Configuration Now Firm

Boeing confirmed that the 777X met a key milestone on its route to entry into service in 2020, namely the firming of the aircraft configuration. This means that the basic trade-offs have been evaluated to finalize the aircraft’s capabilities and design. This includes...