Posts by Nigel Howarth

in Ares May 13, 2015

VE Day Flyover: World War 2 Plane Makes Unscheduled Landing

A TBM-3 Avenger participating in last week’s VE Day 70th Anniversary flypast over Washington had to make an emergency landing at Reagan National....More
in Things With Wings May 10, 2015

Ethiopian Airlines Takes Delivery Of Newest 737-800

Ethiopian Airlines' fleet renewal and growth continued this week with the delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 from Seattle. Routing through Washington-....More
in Ares Mar 25, 2015

Nigerian Air Force Gets More Alpha Jets

The Nigerian Air Force has acquired at least two Dornier Alpha Jets to add to its current fleet....More
in Things With Wings Jul 24, 2014

Photos: London's Heathrow Airport: Seven-Seven-Heaven!

In recent years the number of airlines operating Boeing's long-range, high capacity 777 (particularly the -300 series, but also some smaller -200s)....More
in Things With Wings Jul 02, 2014

Photos: What happens to all those airliners when they retire? See a tear-down of a 747-400.

With Boeing and Airbus producing airliners at record rates, the numbers of airliners being withdrawn is also at a recent high....More
in Things With Wings Jun 18, 2014

10-year-old Luxair 737-700 to be parted out

Following a trend for airliners to retire younger than ever, one of Luxair's 737-700's, only built in 2004, is to be retired for parting out....More
in Things With Wings Apr 24, 2014

LAX - where special liveries abound

Los Angeles International Airport, for aircraft photographers, is one of the best in the world....More
in Ares Apr 24, 2014

Northrop Grummann's MFAS Test Bed

Northrop Grummann have been test-flying a 1970-vintage Gulfstream 2 aircraft since 2012, as a test-bed for the MFAS radar system....More
in Ares Apr 23, 2014

A-4 Skyhawks alive and well in the USA

Several companies still fly the A-4 Skyhawk....More
in Things With Wings Apr 15, 2014

Contrasting fortunes for old freighters in the California desert

Aviation Week visited the Mojave desert....More

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