Sean Broderick

Managing Editor, MRO, Aviation Week Intelligence Network

Posts by Sean Broderick

in Things With Wings Apr 23, 2014

Aftermarket rebound, or 'easy comps'?

With earnings season ramping up, early returns point to a continued rebound in the aftermarket....More
in Things With Wings Apr 23, 2014

VIDEO: AFI KLM E&M demos a cool CF6 repair in 90 sec.

As aircraft and engine fleets mature, one of the biggest values that MRO providers supply is cost-effective options to keep old parts airworthy....More
in Things With Wings Apr 11, 2014

PODCAST: Additive Manufacturing For OEMs and MROs

This week's MRO Americas conference in Phoenix featured a keynote speech--and much chatter on the sidelines--around additive....More
in Things With Wings Apr 07, 2014

TWA's Final Connie Service

April 6 marked an important anniversary in the U.S. scheduled airline business....More
in Things With Wings Mar 24, 2014

UPDATE 7: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) lost contact with Flight 370, a Boeing 777-200 with 227 passengers and 12 crewmembers onboard, about an hour into its....More
in Things With Wings Mar 18, 2014

NEW PODCAST: #MH370 questions and (some) answers

Not much is known about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but this much is irrefutable: it has raised myriad questions. They range....More
in Things With Wings Feb 28, 2014

Directive Targets 'Relic' 737NG Autothrottle Issue Spotlighted In Turkish Crash

FAA on Monday will publish a proposed AD targeting the Boeing 737NG flight altimeter/autothrottle interface anomaly that Dutch investigators....More
in Things With Wings Feb 05, 2014

Inside One Suite 787 Exemption Request

Mention petitions for exemption and the vision of industry's technological march trampling a regulator's antiquated regulations often comes to mind....More
in Things With Wings Jan 31, 2014

Delta Cabin Upgrades: Start Of Something Bigger?

Delta's announcement today that it will pump $770 million into upgrading 225 mid-life narrowbody cabins by 2017 comes as no surprise to those who....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

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

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

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

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

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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