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  • Fire drama on Heathrow jet: delays as plane makes emergency landing with smoke pouring from engine

    05/24/2013 6:17:17 PM PDT · by oxcart · 34 replies
    London Evening Standard ^ | 05/24/13 | Matthew Beard
    A British Airways jet carrying 75 passengers was forced to perform an emergency landing at Heathrow today with smoke and flames pouring from one engine. Eye-witnesses reported seeing a fire in the right-hand engine of the Airbus 319 as it was forced to land just minutes after it took off at 8.17am bound for Norway’s capital Oslo. Residents on the Heathrow flight path said there was an "almighty blow-out" from the aircraft as it flew at just a few thousand feet above them. BA said the jet, which is now being examined by investigators, had developed a "technical fault". Suggestions...
  • Farnborough: UK PM rumoured to have tour of Airbus Corporate Jetliner for government jet

    07/20/2006 9:54:03 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 6 replies · 593+ views
    Farnborough: UK prime minister rumoured to have tour of Airbus Corporate Jetliner for government jet UK prime minister Tony Blair is to take an evaluation tour of the Airbus A319 Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) today at the Farnborough air show, speculation has it. The UK head of government is addressing the air show today at around 15:00 on the importance of aerospace to the UK economy. After this, he is understood to be offered a chance to look around a corporate interior version of the ACJ. Airbus does not have an ACJ on the static display at the show, where security...
  • EADS proposes armed variant of Airbus A319 for Indian Navy

    06/01/2006 7:27:28 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 10 replies · 700+ views
    Flight Global ^ | Brendan Sobie
    EADS proposes maritime variant of Airbus A319 with bomb bay doors for India By Brendan Sobie in Singapore Airbus, Boeing, IAI, Ilyushin and Lockheed Martin bid for reconnaissance aircraft deal EADS plans to develop a new variant of the Airbus A319/A320 to compete with the Boeing P-8A Multi-mission Maritime Aircraft (MMA) on offer to India. Industry sources say the Indian navy is evaluating a proposal, led by EADS Casa and based on the A319, for its eight-aircraft maritime reconnaissance requirement. Other proposals received by India include an export variant of the US Navy’s P-8A, dubbed the P-8I, from Boeing; a...