Clement Charpentreau

OTD: Iran Air A300 mistakenly shot down by US Navy, 290 dead

On July 3, 1988, Iran Air flight 655 from Bandar Abbas, Iran, to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, was shot down shortly after takeoff by two missiles from the USS Vincennes frigate that was patrolling in the Strait of Hormuz. The 290 people on board were killed....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Where are Airbus commercial aircraft manufactured?

For some, Airbus is a French company. However, the manufacturer is a multi-national operation in every single way possible: bringing various parts from various sites to its Final Assembly Line (FAL) locations in Canada, China. France, Germany and the United States, Airbus has become a global powerhouse in the aviation industry, not just a small European manufacturer....