Lee Ann Shay

Chief Editor, MRO, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Lee Ann Shay

in Things With Wings Sep 09, 2015

Haeco Makes Big Shifts At The Top

Haeco is moving seven senior managers around but it's nothing like the United Airlines' shocking CEO news....More
in Things With Wings Aug 04, 2015

Bad Infrastructure Goes Social

The transportation departments launches #ShowUsYourInfraWear social campaign to visualize funding problems via pictures of bad infrastructure--from....More
in Things With Wings Jun 16, 2015

MRO Highlights from Paris Airshow

A quick summary of some of the aftermarket news coming from Le Bourget....More
in Things With Wings Jun 01, 2015

How To Repair A High-Pressure Turbine Blade 

Repairing a high-pressure turbine blade might look easy, but it's not....More
in Things With Wings May 18, 2015

Fire In the Cabin

While installing a fireplace in a cabin clearly would be a bad idea, Lufthansa Technik develops a technology that uses illuminated water mist with an....More
in Things With Wings May 06, 2015

Airlines Fold, Impact on MRO

Airlines continue to consolidate in the Baltics, Eastern Europe and Russia--and the impact on MROs is big....More
in Things With Wings May 05, 2015

A Simple Way To Make Lease Returns Easier

Here is one way to save money and headaches when returning a leased aircraft....More
in Things With Wings Mar 19, 2015

You Can't Fly Without Us

ARSA's known for MRO regulatory advocacy in Washington. Check out its AVMRO portal to see how else it is promoting the industry....More
in Things With Wings Feb 24, 2015

Should the FAA Bar ODA Expansion?

Do you agree with the transportation unions that the FAA should prohibit expansion of the ODA program until oversight guarantees are proven?....More
in Things With Wings Feb 23, 2015

AAR To Sell Cargo Group to TransDigm for $725 Million

MRO and airlift/mobility become focal points at AAR as it plans to tell its cargo division....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.


Sep 18, 2015

The U.S.-Russian Moon Landing That Never Happened (1963) 7

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
Aug 27, 2015

Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 22

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
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