Things With Wings http://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed Aviation Week's civil aviation blog en Germanwings Flight 4U9525 -- What We Know So Far http://aviationweek.com/blog/germanwings-flight-4u9525-what-we-know-so-far <div class="node-body blog-body">Germanwings 4U9525 crashed in the French Alps near Prads-Haute-Bléone en route from Barcelona to Dusseldorf 24 March 2015.</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/germanwings-flight-4u9525-what-we-know-so-far" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/germanwings-flight-4u9525-what-we-know-so-far#comments Regulatory & Safety Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:09:00 +0000 1278451 at http://aviationweek.com Airframe Details For Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 http://aviationweek.com/blog/airframe-details-germanwings-flight-4u-9525 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The A320 involved in today's accident in France was D-AIPX, an A320-211 with serial no. 147. </p></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/airframe-details-germanwings-flight-4u-9525" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/airframe-details-germanwings-flight-4u-9525#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:09:00 +0000 1278401 at http://aviationweek.com You Can't Fly Without Us http://aviationweek.com/blog/you-cant-fly-without-us <div class="node-body blog-body">ARSA's known for MRO regulatory advocacy in Washington. Check out its AVMRO portal to see how else it is promoting the industry.</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/you-cant-fly-without-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/you-cant-fly-without-us#comments MRO Global Things With Wings Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:51:00 +0000 1276491 at http://aviationweek.com Safety Snapshot: Split-second Decision Saved the Day (and more) in Perth http://aviationweek.com/blog/safety-snapshot-split-second-decision-saved-day-and-more-perth <div class="node-body blog-body">Quick eyes and fast actions by the first officer of a QantasLink Boeing 717 prevented what otherwise may have been a deadly encounter between the twin-jet and an airport operations car </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/safety-snapshot-split-second-decision-saved-day-and-more-perth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/safety-snapshot-split-second-decision-saved-day-and-more-perth#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:59:00 +0000 1274881 at http://aviationweek.com Should the FAA Bar ODA Expansion? http://aviationweek.com/blog/should-faa-bar-oda-expansion <div class="node-body blog-body">Do you agree with the transportation unions that the FAA should prohibit expansion of the ODA program until oversight guarantees are proven?</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-faa-bar-oda-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/should-faa-bar-oda-expansion#comments Commercial Aviation MRO North America Things With Wings Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:29:00 +0000 1266531 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Photo credit: FAA</p> AAR To Sell Cargo Group to TransDigm for $725 Million http://aviationweek.com/blog/aar-sell-cargo-group-transdigm-725-million <div class="node-body blog-body">MRO and airlift/mobility become focal points at AAR as it plans to tell its cargo division.</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/aar-sell-cargo-group-transdigm-725-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/aar-sell-cargo-group-transdigm-725-million#comments Commercial Aviation MRO North America Things With Wings Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:04:00 +0000 1265761 at http://aviationweek.com <p>AAR&#39;s Lake Charles, Louisiana, MRO facility.</p> Keep Your Skills Fresh http://aviationweek.com/blog/keep-your-skills-fresh <div class="node-body blog-body">How do your maintenance and engineering skills stack up against others? Find out.</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/keep-your-skills-fresh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/keep-your-skills-fresh#comments MRO North America Things With Wings Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:06:00 +0000 1264301 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Redstone College competes at the 2014 Aerospace Maintenance Competition.</p> Timeline: Major U.S. Airline Merger Activity, 1950-2015 http://aviationweek.com/blog/timeline-major-us-airline-merger-activity-1950-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>With American Airlines and US Airways in the process of merging, we wondered exactly how many mergers have shaped the industry into what it is today.</p></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/timeline-major-us-airline-merger-activity-1950-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/timeline-major-us-airline-merger-activity-1950-2015#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:37:00 +0000 1263131 at http://aviationweek.com Bombardier, UTC and the French (Canadian) Connection http://aviationweek.com/blog/bombardier-utc-and-french-canadian-connection <div class="node-body blog-body">Bombardier's new CEO and the French Connection with UTC. </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/bombardier-utc-and-french-canadian-connection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/bombardier-utc-and-french-canadian-connection#comments Business Aviation Commercial Aviation North America Things With Wings Thu, 12 Feb 2015 18:17:00 +0000 1261421 at http://aviationweek.com Airframe Details for Transasia Airways Flight GE235 http://aviationweek.com/blog/airframe-details-transasia-airways-flight-ge235 <div class="node-body blog-body">The Transasia ATR 72-600 involved in today's accident carried tail number B-22816 and airframe serial number 1141. Powered by two Pratt & Whitney PW127M engines, it first flew on March 28, 2014, and was delivered to Transaia Airways on April 14, 2014.</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/airframe-details-transasia-airways-flight-ge235" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/airframe-details-transasia-airways-flight-ge235#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:01:00 +0000 1256611 at http://aviationweek.com