Things With Wings http://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed Aviation Week's civil aviation blog en Should pilots have a separate medical certification for the night shift? http://aviationweek.com/blog/should-pilots-have-separate-medical-certification-night-shift <div class="node-body blog-body">A run of the mill runway excursion at the Malmo airport in Sweden early this year brought to light an interesting question - should pilots have to undergo regular screening for their physiological aptitude for the graveyard shift.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/should-pilots-have-separate-medical-certification-night-shift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/should-pilots-have-separate-medical-certification-night-shift#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:57:00 +0000 1239691 at http://aviationweek.com A330, ATR 42 and 72 Door Problems http://aviationweek.com/blog/a330-atr-42-and-72-door-problems <div class="node-body blog-body">EASA issues two proposed airworthiness directives today--both involving door problems during manufacture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/a330-atr-42-and-72-door-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/a330-atr-42-and-72-door-problems#comments MRO Global Things With Wings Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:35:00 +0000 1235631 at http://aviationweek.com Best MRO Providers Are...? http://aviationweek.com/blog/best-mro-providers-are <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week is accepting nominations for the MRO of the Year Awards. Nominate who you think are the best providers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/best-mro-providers-are" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/best-mro-providers-are#comments MRO Global Things With Wings Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:21:00 +0000 1233811 at http://aviationweek.com NTSB: Stall Warning Sounded Before Phenom 100 Crash http://aviationweek.com/blog/ntsb-stall-warning-sounded-phenom-100-crash <div class="node-body blog-body">Downloaded cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder information from a Embraer Phenom 100 that crashed 1 mi. short of the runway at the Montgomery County Airpark on Dec. 8 revealed that the aircraft’s automated stall warning system sounded continuously for the final 20 sec. of the flight</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/ntsb-stall-warning-sounded-phenom-100-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/ntsb-stall-warning-sounded-phenom-100-crash#comments BCA Business Aviation Regulatory & Legislative Things With Wings Tue, 09 Dec 2014 23:15:00 +0000 1233181 at http://aviationweek.com Phenom 100 Crash Is First Fatal For Light Jet http://aviationweek.com/blog/phenom-100-crash-first-fatal-light-jet <div class="node-body blog-body">Crash near Washington, D.C. is first fatal for Embraer Phenom 100 light jet</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/phenom-100-crash-first-fatal-light-jet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/phenom-100-crash-first-fatal-light-jet#comments BCA Business Aviation Regulatory & Legislative North America Things With Wings Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:35:00 +0000 1232131 at http://aviationweek.com A320 Engine Mount Problem http://aviationweek.com/blog/a320-engine-mount-problem <div class="node-body blog-body">EASA proposed an airworthiness directive for Airbus A319, A320 and A321 aircraft because of faulty engine mount pins for V2500 engines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/a320-engine-mount-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/a320-engine-mount-problem#comments MRO Global Things With Wings Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:47:00 +0000 1230511 at http://aviationweek.com The Air France Strike Impact Visualised http://aviationweek.com/blog/air-france-strike-impact-visualised <div class="node-body blog-body">Images show the impact on French airspace during and after the pilot strike. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/air-france-strike-impact-visualised" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/air-france-strike-impact-visualised#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:42:00 +0000 1227851 at http://aviationweek.com Lunch With Louis? http://aviationweek.com/blog/lunch-louis <div class="node-body blog-body">The sudden departure of UTC Chief Louis Chenevert surprised a lot of people. He may have been one of them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/lunch-louis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/lunch-louis#comments Commercial Aviation Defense Global Things With Wings Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:33:00 +0000 1226081 at http://aviationweek.com Interactive Map: Retired FedEx Boeing 727s Dot The Globe http://aviationweek.com/blog/interactive-map-retired-fedex-boeing-727s-dot-globe <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week has created an interactive map showing the locations of FedEx's donated 727s. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/interactive-map-retired-fedex-boeing-727s-dot-globe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/interactive-map-retired-fedex-boeing-727s-dot-globe#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:52:00 +0000 1224561 at http://aviationweek.com Sensor, Hydraulic, Seal and Landing Gear Failures http://aviationweek.com/blog/sensor-hydraulic-seal-and-landing-gear-failures <div class="node-body blog-body">FAA issues 4 airworthiness directives--affecting Airbus A318s, A319s, A320s and A321s, Boeing 777s, Bombardier RJs and Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines--all effective Dec. 26</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/sensor-hydraulic-seal-and-landing-gear-failures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/sensor-hydraulic-seal-and-landing-gear-failures#comments MRO North America Things With Wings Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:39:00 +0000 1224381 at http://aviationweek.com