Adrian Schofield

Senior Air Transport Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Adrian Schofield

in Things With Wings Nov 01, 2013

Safety video greatest hits

I’ve just been looking at Virgin America’s new safety video. I must say, it’s impressive. Very slick and cleverly done, and it even had a non-hip....More
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
A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

Aug 26, 2016
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When Aviation Week Was Accused of Treason -- The Back Story Revealed 8

A 1957 revelation that the U.S. was tracking Soviet missile launches from a secret radar in Turkey has its roots in sleuthing of students from Kettering Grammar School in the UK....More
Aug 23, 2016
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When Aviation Week Was Accused Of Treason 22

Aviation Week editors routinely get blowback when they write about sensitive topics, and the best example of that may be an October 1957 story that revealed the U.S. had been tracking Russian missile launches from advanced long-range radar units in Turkey....More
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