The 27 of April 2005, at 10h29 the A380 plane has taken off for the first time of the airport of Toulouse. The A380 property of AIRBUS, company which conceives, develops, builds, sells and ensures the technical support after sale of the planes of the same name. On the other side of the Atlantic, BOEING, the famous competitor of AIRBUS, company founded in 1916. Boeing became in 20 years the largest manufacture of planes. However, today both companies are devoted to a remote war; one supported by the European government, and the other supported by the US government. Thus, it could be interesting to know what the nature of this conflict between the both planes manufacturers is. In a first part the two companies will be presented, and then in the second part the origin of the conflict and how the conflict could evolve and become an international war between Europe and America will be explained.
[...] It will be the direct competitor of the Boeing 787. The greatest part of technologies will be to copy of A380. The materials employed will be composite materials (easier to repair). The engines employ a part of the air which is to aspire for other systems as for example air-conditioned. Boeing The aircraft industry takes its rise after the Second World War. The United States, at the end of the Second World War, was in position of leadership in the aircraft and space industry. [...]
[...] In the line of A330 which has made it possible Airbus to double its competitor for two years, Boeing proposes its new 787 "Dreamliner" which can carry from 223 to 296 passengers. Boeing counts already 237 orders and options on behalf of 19 companies since the launching of the program last year. To compare, the order books of the concurrent version of Airbus, new A350, made pale figure, with only one ten prospective customers since his launching last December. Airbus-Boeing WTO Dispute Beyond the commercial brawl between Airbus and Boeing, another conflict, politico-industrialist that one, currently opposes the two manufacturers. [...]
[...] The Airbus A340-500 has an operating range of 16,700 kilometres (9000 nautical miles), the second longest range of any commercial jet after the Boeing 777-200LR (range of 17,446 km or 9420 nautical miles). These are not competing well against the 777, with only 11 orders going to Airbus in 2005, compared to more than 150 for Boeing. The company is particularly proud of its use of fly-by-wire technologies and the common cockpit and systems in use throughout the aircraft family, which make it much easier to train crew. [...]
[...] Airbus answered the charges by answering that they could finance their planes very well all alone and that Boeing also profited from subsidies. Initially, the European Union and the United States cancel their agreement of 1992 and try to find a compromise. October Washington denounced the bilateral agreement of 1992 which regulated the aids and subsidies with the sector on both sides of the Atlantic. In parallel, the American government deposited felt sorry for in front of WTO against the European Union for the billion dollars poured in Airbus. [...]
[...] The blows marketing Airbus and Boeing do not compete only on the ground of the records of innovation, but also of the exploits marketing. November Boeing indeed beat the record of the world of the longest non-stop flight, realized with its 777-200 LR Worldliner, and connecting Hong-Kong to London of 23 hours and more than km. To counteract, the following day, A380 made its first landing in Asia, as a larger airliner of the world. Airbus obtained besides the market of Singapore Airlines, and flies today with the colours of the Asian company ”gros porteurs” against long-distance The two companies also clash on the segment of the small carriers. [...]
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