Brian Bostick

Senior Analyst, Fleet Data, Aviation Week

Posts by Brian Bostick

in Things With Wings Jan 20, 2017

Airbus' 111 Deliveries in December is a Record

Airbus' 111 deliveries beat previous months by a wide margin, no doubt helped in part by A350s and A320neos that had backed up during the year due to....More
in Things With Wings Jan 12, 2017

Airbus, Boeing Focus on Different Aircraft Delivery Targets

Aircraft are not delivered at a steady monthly rate as might be implied by manufacturer's announced monthly production rates....More
in Things With Wings Apr 26, 2016

In Pictures: First U.S.-Built Airbus Delivered

Airbus delivered their first U.S.-built aircraft to JetBlue Airways on Monday. The A321-200, sporting tail number N965JT, was handed over to JetBlue....More
in Things With Wings Mar 28, 2016

Jumping On The (Jet)Blue Bandwagon

Has the word 'blue' always been used in airline names or was JetBlue Airways a trendsetter after its U.S. launch in the late 1990s?....More
in Things With Wings Feb 15, 2016

Jet Airliner Certification Lengths Throughout History

Certifying and delivering a jet airliner even by modern and experienced manufacturers is challenging to say the least. Not since the 777 in the mid-....More
in Things With Wings Jan 21, 2016

Friday Trivia: Top 10 Oldest Jet Airliner Tail Numbers

Some aircraft have the distinction of having the same tail number since delivery from the manufacturer, even after having been flown by multiple....More
in Things With Wings Nov 06, 2015

Watch A Retired Boeing 727 In Action As A Fire & Rescue Trainer

I was recently given the opportunity to observe a full scale mock disaster response exercise using a Boeing 727 donated by Fedex....More
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
A Century of Aviation Week

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

 

Dec 9, 2016
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John Glenn's 1962 Mercury Pilot Report For Aviation Week 25

In 1962, John Glenn wrote a detailed pilot report for Aviation Week after his historic and harrowing flight in Mercury’s Friendship 7....More
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