Software under scrutiny in spate of Airbus A220 engine failures

Business / Tech Oct 25, 2019

Software under scrutiny in spate of Airbus A220 engine failures

A U.S.-led investigation into a series of engine failures on Airbus's smallest jet, the A220, is studying whether a software change allowed unexpected vibrations that tore parts and forced three emergency landings, several people familiar with the case said. The airline Swiss halted its fleet ...

Japan-built jet touted at U.S. show

Business / Corporate May 14, 2014

Japan-built jet touted at U.S. show

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. is touting its still-in-development Mitsubishi Regional Jet, set to be the first Japanese-built small passenger jet, at a U.S. trade show that opened Tuesday in St. Louis. Speaking to reporters at the Regional Airline Association's Annual Convention, Hirofumi Takahashi, president of Mitsubishi ...