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Airbus Composite Wing: A322? How About An A320.5?

Airbus Composite Wing: A322? How About An A320.5?

We saw how a new composite wing could lead to a bigger single-aisle Airbus, but an intermediate A320.5 could be a bigger headache for Boeing. Last week, we examined the impact that Airbus’ new composite wing development could have, in the A320 family. This...
Delta 757 With Utah Jazz Basketball Team Has Bird Strike!

Delta 757 With Utah Jazz Basketball Team Has Bird Strike!

A Delta Airlines 757 chartered to carry the Utah Jazz basketball team returned to Salt Lake City after suffering a bird strike. The Delta 757 was performing flight DL8944, a charter flight. It would fly from Salt Lake City (KSLC) to Memphis (KMEM). It departed from...
NMA – Boeing Quietly Launches ‘Anti-A321XLR’ Aircraft?

NMA – Boeing Quietly Launches ‘Anti-A321XLR’ Aircraft?

There are stronger indications that Boeing is moving along with its NMA plans. But they are adapting them, to address the A321XLR threat! Nearly two weeks ago, Boeing’s CEO David Calhoun was asked if the company had any plans to ‘face off’ the Airbus A321XLR. His...