NEWS Incorrectly Installed Engine Software Caused A400M Crash

Incorrectly installed engine control software caused the fatal crash of an A400M airlifter in Spain on May 9, a seniorAirbus Group official says.In an interview with the German financial newspaper Handelsblatt, Airbus Chief Strategy Officer Marwan Lahoud said the incorrect installation took place during final assembly of the aircraft, which led to engine failure and the resulting crash.Lahoud…

NEWS Singapore Airlines is investigating how one of its jets suffered a loss of power in both engines and descended 13,000 feet

Singapore Airlines says it’s investigating how one of its jets suffered a loss of power in both of its engines over the weekend and descended 13,000 feet—nearly 2.5 miles—before regaining altitude en route from Singapore to Shanghai.  The Airbus A330-300 was carrying 182 passengers and 12 crew members at 39,000 feet when the incident occurred…