Posts by Brian Bostick

in Things With Wings Jul 24, 2014

Airframe details for Air Algerie AH5017

The Air Algerie aircraft that crashed in Mali today is tail no. EC-LTV, an MD-83 (DC-9-83) with serial number 53190....More
in Things With Wings Jul 23, 2014

Airframe details for Transasia Airways GE222

ATR 72-212A B-22810, operated by Transasia Airways, was the aircraft that crashed while trying to land at Makung. The aircraft, s/n 642, first flew....More
in Things With Wings Jul 23, 2014

Airframe details for Afriqiyah Airways A330 destroyed at Tripoli

According to photos on a Facebook page, A330-200 5A-ONF, operated by Afriqiyah Airways, was destroyed by fire during fighting at Tripoli on July 20th....More
in Things With Wings Jul 22, 2014

Airlines With Back-To-Back Airframe Losses

It's not the first time an airline had suffered two or more losses of the same type of commercial jetliner within a short timeframe....More
in Things With Wings Jul 17, 2014

Airframe details for Malaysia Airlines MH17

The Malaysian Airlines 777 involved in today's accident in Ukraine is tail no. 9M-MRD....More
in Things With Wings Jul 09, 2014

Airbus cancellations hit a record, but no surprises...yet

Airbus' June 2014 orders and deliveries report reveals that a total of 225 aircraft have been cancelled in 2014 so far, already breaking a....More
in Things With Wings Jul 02, 2014

Elvis' CV-880 and Jetstar face uncertain future

Elvis Presley's former personal aircraft, a Convair CV-880 and a Lockheed Jetstar 6, faces an uncertain future according to the article Graceland....More
in Things With Wings Jun 09, 2014

Still no A320F despite numerous retirements

While the A320 family is arguably one of the most popular commercial jets ever produced, none have been converted to a freighter since its first....More
in Things With Wings May 30, 2014

Engine fan diameters creeping past fuselage widths

According to this article, the GE GE9X's fan diameter is expected to grow beyond an astounding 11 feet:....More
in Things With Wings Apr 28, 2014

PHOTO: FedEx sees 20 years of Airbus operations

FedEx took delivery of its first Airbus, an A300-600R, 20 years ago today....More

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