Lee Ann Shay

Chief Editor, MRO, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Lee Ann Shay

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
in From The Archives Feb 20, 2015

1973: Automating Airline Systems, Ring!

What could airlines do in 1973 to cut maintenance costs? Embrace technology like computers and automated test equipment!....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) 19

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 29

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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