Airbuses have pitot tubes made by two companies—by the U.S. company Goodrich, and by the European company Thales.
Under questioning, Thales admitted that it had no experience with lithium-ion batteries in airplanes.
Requests for comment to Thales and Airbus were not answered.
Greek philosopher who was considered by later Greek writers to be a founder of geometry and abstract astronomy. He is said to have accurately predicted a solar eclipse in 585 BCE, although this and certain other stories associated with Thales have been questioned by modern scholars.