I was wondering if the airlines nowadays aren't building their fleets too much on 'vapor-ware'?!
I see them buying like nuts planes that haven't even lifted on wheel in the air yet. They seem to believe anything A or B promise.
How can they have so much confidence? How was this dealt with before, in the 70's, 80's, 90's. I thought at that time they (most of them) first waited to see how a plane really flies before ordering 50 pcs.
Am I the only one who thinks that way?