I can remember all the kerfuffle over the Comet, and it turned out to be true, it was a deadly aircraft.
I have never trusted Airbus, the Europeans do tend to take shortcuts.
From now on I will only travel Boeing.
(disclosure entities associated with the Gumnut Clan have connections with NYSE: BA.)
ggQantas said the cracks found in one of its A380s under extensive repair in Singapore did not present a risk to flight safety and it was awaiting a service bulletin from Airbus advising of the steps it needed to take.
"It is an Airbus aircraft. They are the experts and we will take their advice," a spokesman said today.
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