Adrian Schofield

Senior Air Transport Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Adrian Schofield

in Things With Wings Sep 04, 2013

Calling Mary Poppins

It’s great to see that some airlines are still prepared to push the envelope when it comes to inflight customer service – and not just in the premium....More
in Things With Wings Jul 08, 2013

Asiana pilot details emerge, and NTSB posts crash pics

More facts are emerging regarding the pilots on Asiana Flight 214. While the carrier initially stressed that the pilots at the time were veterans....More
in Things With Wings Jul 07, 2013

No Mechanical Problems Found So Far, Asiana CEO Says

Asiana Airlines CEO Yoon Young-Doo says it does not appear – at least so far – that mechanical issues with the plane or engines caused the crash of a....More
in Things With Wings Jun 29, 2013

Our Annual Airline Rankings – Who Are The Top Performers?

We’ve just released our 2013 Top Performing Airlines study, which features our annual rankings of airlines based on financial performance. The unique....More
in Things With Wings Mar 27, 2013

Flexible conditions for Qantas/Emirates alliance

Australia’s competition watchdog approved the Qantas-Emirates alliance today, to the surprise of nobody. The ACCC had already flagged that approval....More
in Things With Wings Mar 22, 2013

ATC on an iPad: there's an app for that

What would an air traffic control system look like if it was migrated to an iPad? This is one of the interesting concepts that Thales has been....More
in Things With Wings Feb 26, 2013

Checking out the new Emirates A380 concourse

During a recent stopover in Dubai on a flight from Auckland to Madrid, I was able to take a first-hand look at Emirates’ remarkable new concourse....More
in Things With Wings Nov 26, 2012

Largest-ever flying billboard

Air New Zealand is getting some major mileage – literally – from what is believed to be the largest-ever graphic to be applied to an aircraft. The....More
in Things With Wings Nov 01, 2012

New stats on ANA's 787s

All Nippon Airways has come out with some interesting statistics on its Boeing 787 fleet, to mark the one-year anniversary of the plane’s entry into....More
in Things With Wings Oct 30, 2012

Boeing explains tailored arrivals

Ever wondered what tailored arrivals are but were afraid to ask? Boeing has released a pretty nifty video that gives a good explanation of these....More
From The Archives

Aviation Week is approaching its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.


Aug 27, 2015

Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 14

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
Aug 14, 2015

Bonanza Travel Pays 3

The legendary Beechcraft Bonanza has an impressive production record, so perhaps the marketers back in 1949 were onto something when they coined the phrase "Bonanza travel pays."...More
Aug 14, 2015

Venerable Boeing 727 Prototype To Fly Again 28

The most famous 727, the prototype aircraft which would join United as N7001U, was delivered to the airline in October 1964 having served its time as a Boeing test aircraft....More
Aug 13, 2015

Aviation Week And The Bomb

Aviation News did not predict how nuclear weapons would change the world. But neither did anyone else....More
Aug 13, 2015

Collins Radar Takes The Ups And Downs Out Of Flying

Turbulence? Rockwell Collins had a solution for those bumpy rides in the early 80s with its WXR-700 Doppler Weather Radar....More
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