Posts by Brian Bostick

in Things With Wings Aug 13, 2015

FedEx's Falcon 20 Still 'Flying' After 42 Years

N9FE, one of FedEx's original Falcon 20s, is still "flying" inside the Greenway Aviation Trading Center in Memphis....More
in Things With Wings Jul 24, 2015

At A Glance: Top 11 Boeing 767 Orders

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....More
in Things With Wings Apr 23, 2015

Airbus, Boeing Delivering Aircraft At The Last Minute?

An analysis of Airbus' and Boeing's delivery data from Aviation Week Intelligence Network's Fleet database reveals that both Airbus and....More
in Things With Wings Apr 08, 2015

Photo: Water Cannon Salute For Inaugural Memphis-Dallas Love Field Service

Southwest Airlines inaugurated Memphis-Dallas Love Field service on Wednesday morning, opening up direct commercial service between the two airports....More
in Things With Wings Apr 02, 2015

Photo: Convair No. 2 still flying after 63 years

Convair 580, with serial no. 2. was caught by Aviation Week at Memphis International Airport on Wednesday....More
in Things With Wings Mar 24, 2015

Airframe Details For Germanwings Flight 4U 9525

The A320 involved in today's accident in France was D-AIPX, an A320-211 with serial no. 147....More
in Things With Wings Feb 17, 2015

Timeline: Major U.S. Airline Merger Activity, 1950-2015

With American Airlines and US Airways in the process of merging, we wondered exactly how many mergers have shaped the industry into what it is today....More
in Things With Wings Feb 04, 2015

Airframe Details for Transasia Airways Flight GE235

The Transasia ATR 72-600 involved in today's accident carried tail number B-22816 and airframe serial number 1141. Powered by two Pratt....More
in Things With Wings Nov 24, 2014

Interactive Map: Retired FedEx Boeing 727s Dot The Globe

Aviation Week has created an interactive map showing the locations of FedEx's donated 727s....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.


Oct 8, 2015

The Case Of The Missing F-117 Parts (2001) 19

How AW&ST found out what had happened to the remains of a shot-down F-117....More
Sep 18, 2015

The U.S.-Russian Moon Landing That Never Happened (1963) 8

U.S. President John F. Kennedy is well known for the 1961 speech to Congress in which he made the Apollo program a national goal. Less remembered is his controversial offer two years later to cooperate with the Soviet Union on a manned lunar landing....More
Sep 10, 2015

Airbus A380 Is Your Hotel In The Sky (2001) 5

In a September 2001 advertisement, Airbus promised to bring glamour back to passenger travel with its new A380, comparing the double-decker airliner to a hotel....More
Sep 9, 2015

Pratt & Whitney's Record Behind the DC-6 Record (1947) 2

Pratt & Whitney takes to the cover of AVIATION to credit its Double Wasp engines for the DC-6's record transatlantic flight....More
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