Sean Broderick

Managing Editor, MRO, Aviation Week Intelligence Network

Posts by Sean Broderick

in Things With Wings Oct 16, 2013

From Shannon, With Efficiency

Conventional wisdom says that narrobodies don't continent-hop for airframe maintenance work. But there's nothing that prevents MRO providers from....More
in Things With Wings Oct 12, 2013

Shutdown, Week 2: Plenty Of Blame To Go Around

A week into the partial government shutdown, those in aviation looking to direct blame for the carefully orchestrated fiasco's ramifications are....More
in Things With Wings Oct 02, 2013

When Airworthiness Became Non-essential

DOT's plan, published last Friday, seems pretty clear: FAA flight standards field inspections would continue under a government shutdown. But then....More
in Things With Wings Sep 25, 2013

Big Data, MRO Europe-style #MROE

No surprise that harnessing and leveraging big data is one of many heavy topics being discussed at MRO Europe in London this week. This post isn't....More
in Things With Wings Sep 25, 2013

GE Aviation Expands TRUEngine To Life-limited Parts #MROE

GE Aviation, expanding on its TRUEngine program, is adding a used life-limited parts history (LLP) designation that operators can use to gain more....More
in Things With Wings Aug 29, 2013

VIDEO: China Eastern MRO Base Rap. (Yes, Really.)

Here, for your viewing/listening pleasure, is "My Base," China Eastern's contribution to the maintenance base rap video genre. Your shop doesn't have....More
in Things With Wings Aug 24, 2013

Parting Out Young Ones: Useful Life Shift, Or Just Smarter Business?

GA Telesis is hard at work parting out a 12-year-old Boeing 737-700 and a 14-year-old 777-200ER, and has another 777-200ER in the wings....More
in Things With Wings Aug 08, 2013

Spares Demand Heading North

Peddlers of commercial aircraft spare parts should be smiling--if not now, soon. Indications from aftermarket service providers and parts suppliers....More
in Things With Wings Aug 01, 2013

With MRO SMS Mandates, Scalable Sells

Those in the U.S. MRO segment that favor a scalable approach to a safety management system (SMS) mandate will take comfort in the results of this....More
in Things With Wings Jul 18, 2013

Grant Money Helps Fuel C&L's Bangor Expansion

C&L Aerospace is expanding its Bangor, Maine regional aircraft MRO operations, thanks in part to a grant awarded to the city by the  U.S....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) 11

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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