Things With Wings http://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed en Friday Trivia: Top 10 Oldest Jet Airliner Tail Numbers http://aviationweek.com/blog/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> <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/friday-trivia-top-10-oldest-jet-airliner-tail-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/friday-trivia-top-10-oldest-jet-airliner-tail-numbers#comments Master the Supply Chain Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 21 Jan 2016 14:17:00 +0000 1398241 at http://aviationweek.com 2015 Photo Contest Winners Are A High-Flying Bunch http://aviationweek.com/blog/2015-photo-contest-winners-are-high-flying-bunch <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>One of my responsibilities as director of editorial content production at Aviation Week is managing the <a href="http://aviationweek.com/photo-contest-2015-1">Aviation Week Photo Contest</a> each year. I tell <a href="http://aviationweek.com/2015photojudges%20">our judges</a> that sitting in on their evaluation of the finalists is the most fun I have at work all year.</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/2015-photo-contest-winners-are-high-flying-bunch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/2015-photo-contest-winners-are-high-flying-bunch#comments Photo Contest Global Things With Wings Ares Thu, 24 Dec 2015 15:53:00 +0000 1392981 at http://aviationweek.com Festive Bookshelf: Last Minute Stocking Filler Idea http://aviationweek.com/blog/festive-bookshelf-last-minute-stocking-filler-idea <div class="node-body blog-body">Though the title may cause your fellow air travelers some concern when you get this book out to read on your next flight, Steve Ruffin's Flights of No Return is a fascinating page turner that will keep you riveted all the way to touchdown.</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/festive-bookshelf-last-minute-stocking-filler-idea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/festive-bookshelf-last-minute-stocking-filler-idea#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 22 Dec 2015 10:25:00 +0000 1392001 at http://aviationweek.com Database Error Complicit In Turkish Airlines Landing Accident http://aviationweek.com/blog/database-error-complicit-turkish-airlines-landing-accident <div class="node-body blog-body">GIGO reared its head in the runway excursion by a Turkish Airlines A330-300 at Kathmandu in March. No one was killed but a very beautiful and expensive aircraft remains “prematurely destroyed” on the tarmac there.</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/database-error-complicit-turkish-airlines-landing-accident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/database-error-complicit-turkish-airlines-landing-accident#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 27 Nov 2015 17:36:00 +0000 1382281 at http://aviationweek.com HNA Investment Streak Continues With Azul Airlines http://aviationweek.com/blog/hna-investment-streak-continues-azul-airlines <div class="node-body blog-body">Azul Airlines' largest shareholder will become HNA Group.</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/hna-investment-streak-continues-azul-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/hna-investment-streak-continues-azul-airlines#comments Commercial Aviation MRO Global Things With Wings Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:39:00 +0000 1381951 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Wikipedia</p> Watch A Retired Boeing 727 In Action As A Fire & Rescue Trainer http://aviationweek.com/blog/watch-retired-boeing-727-action-fire-rescue-trainer <div class="node-body blog-body">I was recently given the opportunity to observe a full scale mock disaster response exercise using a Boeing 727 donated by Fedex.</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/watch-retired-boeing-727-action-fire-rescue-trainer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/watch-retired-boeing-727-action-fire-rescue-trainer#comments Master the Supply Chain Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 06 Nov 2015 06:04:00 +0000 1372651 at http://aviationweek.com Air New Zealand's Boeing 737 Farewell http://aviationweek.com/blog/air-new-zealands-boeing-737-farewell <div class="node-body blog-body">Air New Zealand has retired the last of its Boeing 737 fleet, a type that has a 47-year history with the airline.</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-new-zealands-boeing-737-farewell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/air-new-zealands-boeing-737-farewell#comments Airlines & Airports Blog Asia Pacific Things With Wings Wed, 23 Sep 2015 23:23:00 +0000 1359001 at http://aviationweek.com Haeco Makes Big Shifts At The Top http://aviationweek.com/blog/haeco-makes-big-shifts-top-2 <div class="node-body blog-body">Haeco is moving seven senior managers around but it's nothing like the United Airlines' shocking CEO news.</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/haeco-makes-big-shifts-top-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/haeco-makes-big-shifts-top-2#comments Blog MRO Asia Pacific Things With Wings Wed, 09 Sep 2015 14:33:00 +0000 1352851 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Photo credit: Haeco Group</p> FedEx's Falcon 20 Still 'Flying' After 42 Years http://aviationweek.com/blog/fedexs-falcon-20-still-flying-after-42-years <div class="node-body blog-body">N9FE, one of FedEx's original Falcon 20s, is still "flying" inside the Greenway Aviation Trading Center in Memphis.</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/fedexs-falcon-20-still-flying-after-42-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/fedexs-falcon-20-still-flying-after-42-years#comments Master the Supply Chain Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 13 Aug 2015 21:12:00 +0000 1343071 at http://aviationweek.com Bad Infrastructure Goes Social http://aviationweek.com/blog/bad-infrastructure-goes-social <div class="node-body blog-body">The transportation departments launches #ShowUsYourInfraWear social campaign to visualize funding problems via pictures of bad infrastructure--from broken buses and potholes.</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/bad-infrastructure-goes-social" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/bad-infrastructure-goes-social#comments MRO North America Things With Wings Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:33:00 +0000 1340761 at http://aviationweek.com MH370 – First Trace? http://aviationweek.com/blog/mh370-first-trace <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>It has taken unusually long for the first piece of wreckage to be discovered &ndash; that is if an aircraft part found on La R&eacute;union island can be traced back to 9M-MRO, the Boeing 777-200ER that operated Malaysia Airlines flight 370.</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/mh370-first-trace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/mh370-first-trace#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:34:00 +0000 1338711 at http://aviationweek.com At A Glance: Top 11 Boeing 767 Orders http://aviationweek.com/blog/glance-top-11-boeing-767-orders <div class="node-body blog-body">With FedEx's recent order for 50 767s being named the largest ever for the 767 program, we dived into Aviation Week Intelligence Network's Fleet database to find out who placed the next 10 largest 767 orders since the program was launched in 1978.</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/glance-top-11-boeing-767-orders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/glance-top-11-boeing-767-orders#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 24 Jul 2015 05:55:00 +0000 1336211 at http://aviationweek.com Up Close And Personal With A United Airlines 777-200 http://aviationweek.com/blog/close-and-personal-united-airlines-777-200 <div class="node-body blog-body">This past 4th July weekend, Aviation Week's Nigel Howarth was among a small group of aviation aficionados invited to tour a United Airlines 777-200 up close, both outside and in. </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/close-and-personal-united-airlines-777-200" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/close-and-personal-united-airlines-777-200#comments Blog Commercial Aviation AW.com Things With Wings Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:08:00 +0000 1329681 at http://aviationweek.com Dear Industry, Time to Leave Ex-Im Behind http://aviationweek.com/blog/dear-industry-time-leave-ex-im-behind <div class="node-body blog-body">With the Ex-Im Bank debate this month likely to just lead to more limbo, it is time for U.S. industry to learn to live without the export credit agency.</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/dear-industry-time-leave-ex-im-behind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/dear-industry-time-leave-ex-im-behind#comments Military & Government Supply Chain North America Things With Wings Ares Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:59:00 +0000 1323491 at http://aviationweek.com <p><span>&ldquo;There is no Plan B. Ex-Im is Plan B,&rdquo; Ex-Im Chairman Fred Hochberg says about what the A&amp;D industry faces if the bank closes. But there is Plan C. &quot;Plan C is China.&rdquo;</span></p> MRO Highlights from Paris Airshow http://aviationweek.com/blog/mro-highlights-paris-airshow <div class="node-body blog-body">A quick summary of some of the aftermarket news coming from Le Bourget.</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/mro-highlights-paris-airshow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/mro-highlights-paris-airshow#comments MRO Global Things With Wings Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:46:00 +0000 1321881 at http://aviationweek.com