FlightBlogger reported from Miami, where he sampled Airbus simulator training and learned about the European airframer's digital fly-by-wire philosophy. He posted video that "shows the technology in action... in rather dramatic fashion".
On defence blog The DEW Line, Stephen Trimble noted Northrop's next-generation airliner concept, a response to a NASA request. "It's the first airliner optimised for radar cross section!" wrote Trimble.
"That's one way for airlines to get around slot restrictions at LHR."
Our Image of the Day blog featured a shot of Greek air force Northrop Grumman F-16s, Israeli air force Boeing F-15s and an Israeli Boeing 707 tanker flying in the Middle Eastern nation in November (above) (credit IAF Magazine).
Five Greek F-16s took part in a five-day exercise that included practice dogfights.