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April 11th, 2019 - 1:51 am § in The Ave Scene

 China grins while US threatens tariffs on $11 billion of EU products unless the WTO Helps Boeing

China must be happy, very happy. As Boeing struggles with its 737 debacles and Trump wants tariffs on Airbus f, China is test flying its  C919, 737 rival it plans to sell  at a rock bottom price to entice buyers The latest escalation came last week when  Trump threatened to slap $11 billion worth[...]

March 15th, 2019 - 10:12 pm § in China, The Ave Scene

As China launches the C919, how many billions will Boeing need to fix the plane?

Boeing earlier this week outlined multiple changes it expects to make within weeks as a result of an October crash near Indonesia that raised concerns about an automated safety system on the plane. The urgency of those upgrades heightened significantly on Wednesday when the US joined other nations a[...]

January 10th, 2019 - 12:31 am § in The Ave Scene

Can a 787 take off vertically?

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December 27th, 2018 - 12:53 am § in Donald Trump, The Ave Scene, UW

Could Pat Shanahan Reshape Trump’s Administration?

Patrick Shanahan may be the ideal choice for a permanent Chief of Staff in Trump’s shaky office. I say this because, unlike most of Trump’s cabinet. Mr. Shanahan has major credibility and experience in the business world.  The acting Secretary also has impressive ties to the worlds of t[...]

December 19th, 2018 - 1:08 am § in Donald Trump, The Ave Scene

Boeing .. first South Carolina now China

Somebody better tell the Donald So first Boeing moved its headquarters from Seattle to Chicago. And it was good cuz Chicago as more political clout  than Seattle. Then Boeing moved is 777 work to a new plant in South Carolina where there ain’t no unions!  And the Trumpies touted this too as [...]

October 14th, 2018 - 10:47 pm § in Misc.

Airbus Sends Jobs to America. Is Alabama part of America????

Reposted from Sept 14 2105 Airbus has announced that is now an an American firm. Following Boeing’s lead Airbus has overseased its new plant  to low wage, anti union Mobile, Alabama . The site at Mobile, Alabama is the result of a $600 million, (530 million euros), investment by Europe’s [...]

May 15th, 2018 - 12:08 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

WTO Breaks Up Bromance Between Trump and Macron?

Trump’s demeaning comments about the  Word Trade Organization may now test The Don’s bromance with President Marcon. The WTO ruled today that Airbus has failed to fix the harm done to Boeing from European government loans used to develop its A380 and A350 jets. The U.S. said it will now[...]

May 10th, 2017 - 7:29 am § in The Ave Scene

China’s homegrown jumbo passenger jet takes to the sky

CHINA TAKES ON BOEING SHANGHAI, May 5 (Xinhua) — China took a major step toward becoming a global aviation powerhouse as its homegrown large passenger plane, the C919, took to the sky on Friday. The flight makes China the fourth jumbo jet producer after the United States, Western Europe and Ru[...]

April 17th, 2017 - 11:10 pm § in The Ave Scene

BREAKING NEWS: Boeing to Cut More High Level Jobs in Seattle

By Alwyn Scott | Reuters NEW YORK Boeing Co (BA.N) warned employees on Monday it planned another round of involuntary layoffs that would affect hundreds of engineers at its commercial airplanes unit, according to a source and a memo seen by Reuters. The additional layoffs are due to start June 23,[...]

April 7th, 2017 - 1:14 pm § in Misc.

United Launch Alliance cuts Atlas rocket price amid competition

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. United Launch Alliance has dropped the price of its workhorse Atlas 5 rocket flights by about one-third in response to mounting competition from rival SpaceX and others, the company’s chief executive said on Tuesday.[...]