Things With Wings http://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed Aviation Week's civil aviation blog en 50 And Counting For The BK117-850D2 http://aviationweek.com/blog/50-and-counting-bk117-850d2 <div class="node-body blog-body">Six years after the first BK117-850D2 was converted the 50th conversion is about to be completed.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/50-and-counting-bk117-850d2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/50-and-counting-bk117-850d2#comments Blog Things With Wings Mon, 12 Sep 2016 08:15:00 +0000 1506991 at http://aviationweek.com K-MAX Is Back http://aviationweek.com/blog/k-max-back <div class="node-body blog-body">After a 12 year hiatus the K-MAX is back in production.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/k-max-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/k-max-back#comments Blog Things With Wings Mon, 05 Sep 2016 14:12:00 +0000 1495381 at http://aviationweek.com Third Generation Flying Eye Hospital Set For Departure http://aviationweek.com/blog/third-generation-flying-eye-hospital-set-departure <div class="node-body blog-body">Orbis International is planning to take its “new” Boeing MD-10 Flying Eye hospital on its inaugural work trip next month, a back-to-the-future mission to China, the inaugural destination for the first Orbis flying eye hospital, a DC-8, back in 1982.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/third-generation-flying-eye-hospital-set-departure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/third-generation-flying-eye-hospital-set-departure#comments Aircraft & Technology Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:25:00 +0000 1496811 at http://aviationweek.com Future Of The Super Puma In Doubt? http://aviationweek.com/blog/future-super-puma-doubt <div class="node-body blog-body">Taking a look at the future of the Super Puma.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/future-super-puma-doubt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/future-super-puma-doubt#comments Blog Things With Wings Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:28:00 +0000 1477881 at http://aviationweek.com <p>EC225s sit idle awaiting the lifting of the EASA Emergency Airworthiness Directive that has grounded the European Super Pumas.</p> Dynamic Aviation - Where Niche Is King http://aviationweek.com/blog/dynamic-aviation-where-niche-king <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Bridgewater, Virginia, June 2016</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/dynamic-aviation-where-niche-king" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/dynamic-aviation-where-niche-king#comments Blog Things With Wings Sun, 19 Jun 2016 20:36:00 +0000 1470501 at http://aviationweek.com Smithsonian Air & Space Museum "Innovations in Flight" Day http://aviationweek.com/blog/smithsonian-air-space-museum-innovations-flight-day <div class="node-body blog-body">The Udvar-Hazy center at Washington Dulles International Airport was the venue for the annual Smithsonian Innovations in Flight Day, this year coinciding with the US Coast Guard's centennial celebrations. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/smithsonian-air-space-museum-innovations-flight-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/smithsonian-air-space-museum-innovations-flight-day#comments Blog Things With Wings Ares Sat, 18 Jun 2016 16:44:00 +0000 1470491 at http://aviationweek.com In Pictures: Russia's New Narrowbody Rolls Out http://aviationweek.com/blog/pictures-russias-new-narrowbody-rolls-out <div class="node-body blog-body">Russian aircraft manufacturer United Aircraft Corporation this morning rolled out a prototype of its new single-aisle aircraft, MC-21. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/pictures-russias-new-narrowbody-rolls-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/pictures-russias-new-narrowbody-rolls-out#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Wed, 08 Jun 2016 07:54:00 +0000 1464061 at http://aviationweek.com Five Takeaways From a Visit to Airbus http://aviationweek.com/blog/five-takeaways-visit-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="http://aviationweek.com/blog/five-takeaways-visit-airbus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/five-takeaways-visit-airbus#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Global Things With Wings Tue, 31 May 2016 07:24:00 +0000 1460051 at http://aviationweek.com Why Argentina Was Chosen For Record-Breaking Perlan II Attempts http://aviationweek.com/blog/why-argentina-was-chosen-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="http://aviationweek.com/blog/why-argentina-was-chosen-record-breaking-perlan-ii-attempts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/why-argentina-was-chosen-record-breaking-perlan-ii-attempts#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 13 May 2016 11:11:00 +0000 1449941 at http://aviationweek.com Scarecrow Patrol Goes Awry for J-5A Cub http://aviationweek.com/blog/scarecrow-patrol-goes-awry-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="http://aviationweek.com/blog/scarecrow-patrol-goes-awry-j-5a-cub" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/scarecrow-patrol-goes-awry-j-5a-cub#comments Blog Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 09 May 2016 07:21:00 +0000 1447941 at http://aviationweek.com