Posts by Jennifer Rogers

in Things With Wings Sep 12, 2012

Island Air Says Aloha to ATRs

After the latest step in Hawaiian regional carrier Island Air’s new business plan, island hopping might get a bit easier in the Aloha State. Island....More
in Turnaround Time Sep 06, 2012

New Trainees for airberlin technik

It’s back-to-school time in the U.S. and in Germany where airberlin technik welcomed 17 new students for its trainee program, bringing the rosters up....More
in Things With Wings Aug 31, 2012

ANA To Take iPads To The Sky

Got Electronic Flight Bags? Well, there’s an app for that, which is one reason many more iPads are about to take to the sky. All Nippon Airways (ANA....More
in Turnaround Time Aug 27, 2012

Wencor Expands with AmSafe

Wencor has been on a mini acquiring spree this August. The aircraft part manufacturer and distributer announced earlier this month that it had....More
in Turnaround Time Aug 09, 2012

What's AEI's Most Popular Conversion Model?

Over at Aeronautical Engineers Inc. (AEI), the most popular model ordered for passenger-to-freight conversions lately has been the Boeing 737-400....More
in Things With Wings Aug 02, 2012

TAM Goes to Rio

As athletes are breaking records in London, the next Summer Olympics host city is prepping for something unprecedented of its own. TAM Airlines, the....More
in Turnaround Time Aug 02, 2012

Practical Training in the Philippines

Training is about to get a bit more hands-on for 1,500 Philippine students. Lufthansa Technical Training Philippines, a subsidiary of Lufthansa....More
in Turnaround Time Aug 02, 2012

A Long Way for Maintenance

Aircraft seem to be flying farther and farther to receive maintenance checks from an MRO facility in the desert climate north of Tucson, Arizona....More
in Turnaround Time Jul 30, 2012

Seals for a Lighter Load

In the endless quest to lighten planes and consume less fuel, even seals are getting the low-weight treatment. Simrit, the aerospace division of....More
in Turnaround Time Jul 25, 2012

Old-School Solution To Counterfeit Control

What to do about counterfeiting? A months-long investigation by the Senate Armed Services Committee resulted in a May report describing 1,800 cases....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.

 

Aug 27, 2015
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Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 12

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
Aug 14, 2015
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Bonanza Travel Pays 3

The legendary Beechcraft Bonanza has an impressive production record, so perhaps the marketers back in 1949 were onto something when they coined the phrase "Bonanza travel pays."...More
Aug 14, 2015
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Venerable Boeing 727 Prototype To Fly Again 28

The most famous 727, the prototype aircraft which would join United as N7001U, was delivered to the airline in October 1964 having served its time as a Boeing test aircraft....More
Aug 13, 2015
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Aviation Week And The Bomb

Aviation News did not predict how nuclear weapons would change the world. But neither did anyone else....More
Aug 13, 2015
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Collins Radar Takes The Ups And Downs Out Of Flying

Turbulence? Rockwell Collins had a solution for those bumpy rides in the early 80s with its WXR-700 Doppler Weather Radar....More
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