Things With Wings Aviation Week's civil aviation blog en Five Takeaways From a Visit to Airbus <div class="node-body blog-body">Airbus's annual Innovation Days briefing has drawn more than 170 aerospace journalists from around the globe to Hamburg, Germany. Here are five takeaways from the first day of the event.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blog Commercial Aviation Global Things With Wings Tue, 31 May 2016 07:24:00 +0000 1460051 at Why Argentina Was Chosen For Record-Breaking Perlan II Attempts <div class="node-body blog-body">The Airbus Group's Perlan II glider is attempting to break the world record of wing-borne altitude this summer, aiming to reach 90,000 ft. Choosing the right place is essential to the success of the flight, so why did the team choose Argentina? </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 13 May 2016 11:11:00 +0000 1449941 at Scarecrow Patrol Goes Awry for J-5A Cub <div class="node-body blog-body">I’m not sure which is a more far-fetched – that farmers in Florida use Piper J-5A Cubs to buzz corn fields at 5-15 ft. altitude to scare off birds, or that a there are Cub pilots out there wearing helmets.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blog Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 09 May 2016 07:21:00 +0000 1447941 at LAN Peru commence Washington DC service <div class="node-body blog-body">LAN Peru started service to Washington on May 2nd, with flight LA2800 arriving from Lima at 6.30pm.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines & Airports Things With Wings Tue, 03 May 2016 14:44:00 +0000 1446411 at In Pictures: First U.S.-Built Airbus Delivered <div class="node-body blog-body">Airbus delivered their first U.S.-built aircraft to JetBlue Airways on Monday. The A321-200, sporting tail number N965JT, was handed over to JetBlue during a ceremony at Airbus' new final assembly line in Mobile, Ala.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:36:00 +0000 1443471 at On The Ascent - A Busy MRO Facility In The Desert <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week visits one of the busiest MRO facilities in the U.S. and discovers various different aspects of the business.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blog MRO Things With Wings Sat, 23 Apr 2016 00:02:00 +0000 1439971 at Time Machines and Airships: Flying On Ed Force One With Iron Maiden <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week's Guy Norris recently had the rare opportunity to fly in ‘Ed Force One’, Iron Maiden’s chartered Boeing 747-400 with lead pilot and band front man Bruce Dickinson.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Aviation Commercial Aviation MRO Things With Wings Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:16:00 +0000 1440041 at Jumping On The (Jet)Blue Bandwagon <div class="node-body blog-body">Has the word 'blue' always been used in airline names or was JetBlue Airways a trendsetter after its U.S. launch in the late 1990s?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 28 Mar 2016 06:31:00 +0000 1426631 at Jet Airliner Certification Lengths Throughout History <div class="node-body blog-body">Certifying and delivering a jet airliner even by modern and experienced manufacturers is challenging to say the least. Not since the 777 in the mid-1990s have we seen a new aircraft type flown and delivered within a year. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 15 Feb 2016 06:00:00 +0000 1406461 at Friday Trivia: Top 10 Oldest Jet Airliner Tail Numbers <div class="node-body blog-body">Some aircraft have the distinction of having the same tail number since delivery from the manufacturer, even after having been flown by multiple operators. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Master the Supply Chain Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 21 Jan 2016 14:17:00 +0000 1398241 at