Things With Wings http://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed Aviation Week's civil aviation blog en In Pictures: First U.S.-Built Airbus Delivered http://aviationweek.com/blog/pictures-first-us-built-airbus-delivered <div class="node-body blog-body">Airbus delivered their first U.S.-built aircraft to JetBlue Airways on Monday. The A321-200, sporting tail number N965JT, was handed over to JetBlue during a ceremony at Airbus' new final assembly line in Mobile, Ala.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/pictures-first-us-built-airbus-delivered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/pictures-first-us-built-airbus-delivered#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:36:00 +0000 1443471 at http://aviationweek.com On The Ascent - A Busy MRO Facility In The Desert http://aviationweek.com/blog/ascent-busy-mro-facility-desert <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week visits one of the busiest MRO facilities in the U.S. and discovers various different aspects of the business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/ascent-busy-mro-facility-desert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/ascent-busy-mro-facility-desert#comments Blog MRO Things With Wings Sat, 23 Apr 2016 00:02:00 +0000 1439971 at http://aviationweek.com Time Machines and Airships: Flying On Ed Force One With Iron Maiden http://aviationweek.com/blog/time-machines-and-airships-flying-ed-force-one-iron-maiden <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week's Guy Norris recently had the rare opportunity to fly in ‘Ed Force One’, Iron Maiden’s chartered Boeing 747-400 with lead pilot and band front man Bruce Dickinson.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/time-machines-and-airships-flying-ed-force-one-iron-maiden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/time-machines-and-airships-flying-ed-force-one-iron-maiden#comments Business Aviation Commercial Aviation MRO Things With Wings Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:16:00 +0000 1440041 at http://aviationweek.com Jumping On The (Jet)Blue Bandwagon http://aviationweek.com/blog/jumping-jetblue-bandwagon <div class="node-body blog-body">Has the word 'blue' always been used in airline names or was JetBlue Airways a trendsetter after its U.S. launch in the late 1990s?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/jumping-jetblue-bandwagon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/jumping-jetblue-bandwagon#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 28 Mar 2016 06:31:00 +0000 1426631 at http://aviationweek.com Jet Airliner Certification Lengths Throughout History http://aviationweek.com/blog/jet-airliner-certification-lengths-throughout-history <div class="node-body blog-body">Certifying and delivering a jet airliner even by modern and experienced manufacturers is challenging to say the least. Not since the 777 in the mid-1990s have we seen a new aircraft type flown and delivered within a year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/jet-airliner-certification-lengths-throughout-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/jet-airliner-certification-lengths-throughout-history#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 15 Feb 2016 06:00:00 +0000 1406461 at http://aviationweek.com Friday Trivia: Top 10 Oldest Jet Airliner Tail Numbers http://aviationweek.com/blog/friday-trivia-top-10-oldest-jet-airliner-tail-numbers <div class="node-body blog-body">Some aircraft have the distinction of having the same tail number since delivery from the manufacturer, even after having been flown by multiple operators. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/friday-trivia-top-10-oldest-jet-airliner-tail-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/friday-trivia-top-10-oldest-jet-airliner-tail-numbers#comments Master the Supply Chain Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 21 Jan 2016 14:17:00 +0000 1398241 at http://aviationweek.com 2015 Photo Contest Winners Are A High-Flying Bunch http://aviationweek.com/blog/2015-photo-contest-winners-are-high-flying-bunch <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>One of my responsibilities as director of editorial content production at Aviation Week is managing the <a href="http://aviationweek.com/photo-contest-2015-1">Aviation Week Photo Contest</a> each year. I tell <a href="http://aviationweek.com/2015photojudges%20">our judges</a> that sitting in on their evaluation of the finalists is the most fun I have at work all year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/2015-photo-contest-winners-are-high-flying-bunch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/2015-photo-contest-winners-are-high-flying-bunch#comments Photo Contest Global Things With Wings Ares Thu, 24 Dec 2015 15:53:00 +0000 1392981 at http://aviationweek.com Festive Bookshelf: Last Minute Stocking Filler Idea http://aviationweek.com/blog/festive-bookshelf-last-minute-stocking-filler-idea <div class="node-body blog-body">Though the title may cause your fellow air travelers some concern when you get this book out to read on your next flight, Steve Ruffin's Flights of No Return is a fascinating page turner that will keep you riveted all the way to touchdown.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/festive-bookshelf-last-minute-stocking-filler-idea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/festive-bookshelf-last-minute-stocking-filler-idea#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 22 Dec 2015 10:25:00 +0000 1392001 at http://aviationweek.com Database Error Complicit In Turkish Airlines Landing Accident http://aviationweek.com/blog/database-error-complicit-turkish-airlines-landing-accident <div class="node-body blog-body">GIGO reared its head in the runway excursion by a Turkish Airlines A330-300 at Kathmandu in March. No one was killed but a very beautiful and expensive aircraft remains “prematurely destroyed” on the tarmac there.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/database-error-complicit-turkish-airlines-landing-accident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/database-error-complicit-turkish-airlines-landing-accident#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 27 Nov 2015 17:36:00 +0000 1382281 at http://aviationweek.com HNA Investment Streak Continues With Azul Airlines http://aviationweek.com/blog/hna-investment-streak-continues-azul-airlines <div class="node-body blog-body">Azul Airlines' largest shareholder will become HNA Group.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/hna-investment-streak-continues-azul-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/hna-investment-streak-continues-azul-airlines#comments Commercial Aviation MRO Global Things With Wings Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:39:00 +0000 1381951 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Wikipedia</p>