Airbus: A380 Final Wing-Cracking Fix Near

By Robert Wall wall@aviationweek.com .
Source: AWIN First .

Airbus hopes to have a final fix for an A380 wing component cracking problem in hand in “a couple of weeks.” Progress is being made, and the goal is return the aircraft wing to the full projected life cycle, Airbus Executive VP-Programs Tom Williams tells Aviation Week on the sidelines of the Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Achieving the full 19,000 flight cycles is key to financiers. The fix will be installed on new aircraft, those already in service and those completed and still undergoing cabin furnishing ...

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