Why Airbus Aircraft Have Side Sticks While Boeings Have Yokes

When looking at the cockpit of any plane, you’ll notice many similarities: an array of switches, information screens, and more. However, one difference you might see is the presence of a yoke... Read more »

Airbus Announces Layoffs Of Around 15,000 Employees

Airbus has announced today that it will be laying off around 15,000 employees. In response to the current crisis, the manufacturer will complete these layoffs no later than summer 2021. Implementation is... Read more »

Airbus loses more than $500 million in the first quarter

Airbus SE reported consolidated financial results for its First Quarter (Q1) ended March 31, 2020. “We saw a solid start to the year both commercially and industrially but we are quickly seeing... Read more »

The IL-96 Vs The Airbus A340 – Which Aircraft Is Better?

Usually, the jet race is between Boeing and Airbus, but occasionally there is a twist. The less than successful A340 is often compared to Ilyushin’s Il-96. Both are quad jets, both around... Read more »