Example sentences for: airbus

How can you use “airbus” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It will become the world's third-largest aerospace firm, behind Boeing and Lockheed-Martin, and will own an 80 percent stake in Airbus Industrie, Boeing's main competitor in the commercial passenger-jet market.

  • A Mr. Donald N. S. Unger, in criticizing a recent William Safire pitch for anti-missile missiles, refers to how the Aegis missile system shot down an Iranian Airbus during the Gulf war, mistaking it for a Mig fighter plane.

  • Both Airbus and Boeing have bombarded their planes with cell waves and failed to record any interference; Boeing still recommends that phones not be used in the air--but to prevent electronic interference similar to (though slightly stronger than) that of a laptop or CD player.

  • USA Today also has Mir on the front below the fold, but leads with the looming trouble between President Clinton and the European Economic Union over the proposed Boeing-McDonnell Douglas merger, which he supports and the EU is likely to reject as being a threat to the European aircraft manufacturer, Airbus.

  • In a countermove, Airbus today announced plans to build the A318, a 107-seat passenger jet that will pose a challenge to Boeing's 737, a still-popular commuter plane derived from 1960's technology.


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