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*Read Pdf à Flight Of The Titans ç The gripping story of the biggest trade war in aviation historyIn October , the colossal Airbus A, the largest commercial jet in history, will take to the skies This gigantic double decker is the first real competitor to Boeing s iconicJumbo JetMeanwhile, Boeing has thrown its weight behind the smallerDeamliner, an aircraft whose emphasis is on fuel economy and reduced emissionsThe future of commercial air travel is in the balance, and the outcome is difficult to predict Whilst this book was very technical too technical for me really and despite reading it using synthetic speech, I thoroughly enjoyed it Reading about the A380 and the competition with Boeing for advantage in the modern world of air travel was extremely interesting. Kemp is a British writer that makes an effort to understand the battle between Boeing and Airbus He did plenty of interviews with top people in both organizations and was one of the first to publish a book on the subject There have been manysince than and each one gets better Two flaws with the Kemp book are his bias towards Airbus and his narrow look at business strategy He comes close to showing that Airbus and Boeing were hedging against the others strengths by developing several mo Kemp is a British writer that makes an effort to understand the battle between Boeing and Airbus He did plenty of interviews with top people in both organizations and was one of the first to publish a book on the subject There have been manysince than and each one gets better Two flaws with the Kemp book are his bias towards Airbus and his narrow look at business strategy He comes close to showing that Airbus and Boeing were hedging against the others strengths by developing several models of planes In the end though he jumps back to his analysis of the dreamliner vs the A380 and does not look at the wider market of the companies As the book progresses forward the analysis does get better and the real competition becomes apparent The salesmanship of the Airbus team against the engineering of the Boeing The size of Airbus vs the speed of Boeing are all played out through this struggle The book jumps around quite a bit but it does provide a good start for the time it was published I do recommend this book but just be warned the beginning is slow and the analysis could be a littlefocused I found the first half of this book quite heavy going and struggled to get into it as it plodded through potted histories of Boeing and Airbus Once it became up to date, it was muchinteresting and the battle for passenger dominance between the Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 is well documented, although the winner is yet to be decided The book is for flying buffs only, however, and I felt that while this industry must be populated with countless colourful people and incidents there are few I I found the first half of this book quite heavy going and struggled to get into it as it plodded through potted histories of Boeing and Airbus Once it became up to date, it was muchinteresting and the battle for passenger dominance between the Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 is well documented, although the winner is yet to be decided The book is for flying buffs only, however, and I felt that while this industry must be populated with countless colourful people and incidents there are few I can recall in the book It is often a bit of a dry and flat read, and I think a muchswashbuckling account could have been written, but I have that complaint about a lot of airplane books they feel like they ve been written by engineers who relate to the technology and eventsthan to the people involved