Things With Wings http://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed en Boeing’s 787 ecoDemonstrator goes to work http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-s-787-ecodemonstrator-goes-work <div class="node-body blog-body">Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator is back – but this time the company is using a 787 for the role rather than the polished aluminum 737-800 which it leased from American Airlines for the first ecoDem mission in 2012.</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/boeing-s-787-ecodemonstrator-goes-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-s-787-ecodemonstrator-goes-work#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:10:00 +0000 1180631 at http://aviationweek.com Aircraft Archaeology in the High Adirondacks http://aviationweek.com/blog/aircraft-archaeology-high-adirondacks <div class="node-body blog-body">Hiking seven miles to one of the tallest peaks in the Adirondacks -- in the rain -- is not most people's idea of fun, but when searching for one of the many airplane wrecks hidden among the upstate New York park's mountains, pain and discomfort are irrelevant.</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/aircraft-archaeology-high-adirondacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/aircraft-archaeology-high-adirondacks#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 1178831 at http://aviationweek.com Podcast: Bird Strike http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-bird-strike <div class="node-body blog-body">We discuss how airports in the U.S. are managing wildlife hazards, and some of the more unconventional mitigation efforts. </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/podcast-bird-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-bird-strike#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:26:00 +0000 1179001 at http://aviationweek.com Paper War http://aviationweek.com/blog/paper-war <div class="node-body blog-body">It could be interesting to calculate how many trees were felled for the paper for all the filings in the U.S. Transportation Department’s dockets for or against Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) application to fly to the U.S.</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/paper-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/paper-war#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:46:00 +0000 1178931 at http://aviationweek.com 40 Under Forty http://aviationweek.com/blog/40-under-forty <div class="node-body blog-body">Wonder how some of our talented 40 Under Forty stars got started in the aviation 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/40-under-forty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/40-under-forty#comments Commercial Aviation MRO Defense Space Global Things With Wings Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:28:00 +0000 1175461 at http://aviationweek.com US Airways says goodbye to the 737 Classic http://aviationweek.com/blog/us-airways-says-goodbye-737-classic <div class="node-body blog-body"><div> US Airways ceased 737-400 revenue service yesterday, ending 30 years of 737 Classic operations. The final flights, flown between their Charlotte, Dallas/Ft. Worth and Philadelphia hubs, were appropriately designated AWE737.</div></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/us-airways-says-goodbye-737-classic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/us-airways-says-goodbye-737-classic#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:18:00 +0000 1174761 at http://aviationweek.com Video: Celebrate National Aviation Day with Red Bull Air Race Pilot Kirby Chambliss http://aviationweek.com/blog/video-celebrate-national-aviation-day-red-bull-air-race-pilot-kirby-chambliss <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Kirby Chambliss is a two-time <a href="http://www.redbullairrace.com/en_US">Red Bull Air Race</a> world champion</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/video-celebrate-national-aviation-day-red-bull-air-race-pilot-kirby-chambliss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/video-celebrate-national-aviation-day-red-bull-air-race-pilot-kirby-chambliss#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:43:00 +0000 1174051 at http://aviationweek.com Podcast: The State of Innovation in A&D http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-state-innovation-ad <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>In this week&rsquo;s Check 6 podcast, I discuss the state of innovation in the aerospace and defense industry with Graham Warwick, our managing editor for technology, and Senior Pentagon Editor Amy Butler.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-state-innovation-ad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-state-innovation-ad#comments Commercial Aviation Defense Things With Wings Ares Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:39:00 +0000 1172741 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus widebody orders weak in 2014 http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-widebody-orders-weak-2014 <div class="node-body blog-body">Despite winning an impressive 465 firm A320 family orders during the month of July, most of which were at the Farnborough Air Show, Airbus&#39; July orders report shows that it failed to snag any widebody orders during that same time.</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/airbus-widebody-orders-weak-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-widebody-orders-weak-2014#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Sun, 10 Aug 2014 21:13:00 +0000 1167841 at http://aviationweek.com Podcast: Commercial Engine Makers Face Acid Test http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-commercial-engine-makers-face-acid-test <div class="node-body blog-body">The seemingly insatiable appetite of the world’s airlines for new aircraft is propelling the airframe and engine market to dizzying new heights in terms of orders and deliveries.</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/podcast-commercial-engine-makers-face-acid-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-commercial-engine-makers-face-acid-test#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 08 Aug 2014 21:09:00 +0000 1169961 at http://aviationweek.com Lancasters United http://aviationweek.com/blog/lancasters-united <div class="node-body blog-body">The world's last two airworthy Avro Lancasters have reunited with the arrival of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's example in the U.K.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/lancasters-united" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/lancasters-united#comments Platforms & Propulsion Defense Europe North America Things With Wings Ares Fri, 08 Aug 2014 18:23:00 +0000 1169871 at http://aviationweek.com China Plans to Promote General Aviation http://aviationweek.com/blog/china-plans-promote-general-aviation <div class="node-body blog-body">From plans to build a general aviation center in Zhenghou to an agreement to set up an EAA chapter, China is moving forward.</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/china-plans-promote-general-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/china-plans-promote-general-aviation#comments Business Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:42:00 +0000 1166401 at http://aviationweek.com Podcast: Flight-Tracking After MH370 http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-flight-tracking-after-mh370 <div class="node-body blog-body">The notion that a modern airliner could vanish without a trace seemed ludicrous until MH370</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/podcast-flight-tracking-after-mh370" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-flight-tracking-after-mh370#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:59:00 +0000 1166371 at http://aviationweek.com FADEC-equipped Diesels Need More Electrical Back-Ups http://aviationweek.com/blog/fadec-equipped-diesels-need-more-electrical-back-ups <div class="node-body blog-body">At AirVenture this year, I’ve seen numerous new aero turbo-diesel engines on display in various states of development.</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/fadec-equipped-diesels-need-more-electrical-back-ups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/fadec-equipped-diesels-need-more-electrical-back-ups#comments Business Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:48:00 +0000 1165691 at http://aviationweek.com Thai Airways ends 37 years of A300 operations http://aviationweek.com/blog/thai-airways-ends-37-years-a300-operations <div class="node-body blog-body">Thai Airways flew its last A300 flight today according to Thai Airways&#39; Facebook page, ending 36 years of A300 operations.</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/thai-airways-ends-37-years-a300-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/thai-airways-ends-37-years-a300-operations#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:34:00 +0000 1165461 at http://aviationweek.com