One weekend in the summer of 1980, my father took me on a tour of FedEx's ramp in Memphis not long after he joined the company as a Dassault Falcon 20 pilot. FedEx was "closed" on weekends during its early years, its entire aircraft fleet parked in Memphis waiting for the workweek to begin -- something almost unthinkable today.
After almost seven decades of development and testing in high-speed flight, the U.S. finally looked set to become the undisputed leader in hypersonics. What changed? Listen in as our editors discuss....More
Boeing is close to unveiling the 737-9, the second member of its new CFM Leap-1B powered MAX family. The first aircraft is set for roll out at the end of the month and will likely make its first flight in April.
As programs of record across the commercial, space and defense segments of the aerospace and defense industry have grown more complex, program and project leaders have been forced to look beyond the technical and production challenges they face....More
Like never before, airlines must ensure their fleet planning processes are strategically managed. With the introduction of new technology aircraft, the airline industry is poised on the brink of unprecedented change...More