Posts by Brian Bostick

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
in Things With Wings Nov 05, 2014

Eastern Air Lines 737-800 spotted

Eastern Air Lines, a new airline based in Miami, Florida, using the same name and logo as the original Eastern Air Lines that operated 1930-1991,....More
in Things With Wings Oct 07, 2014

Pan Am Comets and other cancelled orders

We got to wondering which other aircraft types had been ordered but cancelled before the operator ever took delivery of one....More
in Things With Wings Sep 16, 2014

Donations of Old Airliners Provide Alternative to Scrapping

Continuing a trend among operators of older aircraft, Delta Air Lines has recently donated a CRJ100 to Purdue University for use as a training tool....More
in Things With Wings Aug 20, 2014

US Airways says goodbye to the 737 Classic

US Airways ceased 737-400 revenue service yesterday, ending 30 years of 737 Classic operations. The final flights, flown between their Charlotte,....More
in Things With Wings Aug 10, 2014

Airbus widebody orders weak in 2014

Despite winning an impressive 465 firm A320 family orders during the month of July, most of which were at the Farnborough Air Show, Airbus' July....More
in Things With Wings Jul 31, 2014

Thai Airways ends 37 years of A300 operations

Thai Airways flew its last A300 flight today according to Thai Airways' Facebook page, ending 36 years of A300 operations....More

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