Things With Wings http://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed en Donations of Old Airliners Provide Alternative to Scrapping http://aviationweek.com/blog/donations-old-airliners-provide-alternative-scrapping <div class="node-body blog-body">Continuing a trend among operators of older aircraft, Delta Air Lines has recently donated a CRJ100 to Purdue University for use as a training tool.</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/donations-old-airliners-provide-alternative-scrapping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/donations-old-airliners-provide-alternative-scrapping#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:04:00 +0000 1187651 at http://aviationweek.com Switch at the Top Of Lufthansa Technik http://aviationweek.com/blog/switch-top-lufthansa-technik <div class="node-body blog-body">Lufthansa Technik Chairman of the Executive Board August Henningsen plans to retire and Johannes Bussman will take over on April 1, 2015. </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/switch-top-lufthansa-technik" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/switch-top-lufthansa-technik#comments Commercial Aviation MRO Europe Things With Wings Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:08:00 +0000 1187141 at http://aviationweek.com Why ST Aero Chooses Florida http://aviationweek.com/blog/why-st-aero-chooses-florida <div class="node-body blog-body">The drivers behind why ST Aerospace's U.S. subsidiary decides to build a greenfield widebody MRO facility in Pensacola, Florida, that should open in 2016.</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/why-st-aero-chooses-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/why-st-aero-chooses-florida#comments MRO Global Things With Wings Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:12:00 +0000 1184901 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing Adds Used Parts http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-adds-used-parts <div class="node-body blog-body">Boeing forges deal with GA Telesis to supply used aircraft and engine material--for Boeing and non-Boeing aircraft.</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/boeing-adds-used-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-adds-used-parts#comments MRO Global Things With Wings Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:40:00 +0000 1184431 at http://aviationweek.com <p>A Boeing wing flap.</p> <p>Credit: Boeing</p> Boeing’s Baby Jetliner – Five Decades of Growth http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-s-baby-jetliner-five-decades-growth <div class="node-body blog-body">The high density MAX 8 version is a far cry from the stubby little 82-seat design originally envisioned by Boeing in the mid-1960s for its 737 launch customer Lufthansa.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-s-baby-jetliner-five-decades-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-s-baby-jetliner-five-decades-growth#comments 100 Year Archives Commercial Aviation Things With Wings From The Archives Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:23:00 +0000 1183791 at http://aviationweek.com Southwest Has A New Look http://aviationweek.com/blog/southwest-has-new-look <div class="node-body blog-body">And it's true -- Southwest has a new look. New uniforms and ground-handling equipment to come.</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/southwest-has-new-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/southwest-has-new-look#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:23:00 +0000 1183871 at http://aviationweek.com Video: CSeries Returns To The Skies http://aviationweek.com/blog/video-cseries-returns-skies <div class="node-body blog-body">Bombardier restarted CSeries flight testing on Sunday with its second test aircraft, FTV2</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/video-cseries-returns-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/video-cseries-returns-skies#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:12:00 +0000 1183781 at http://aviationweek.com BA Building Engineering http://aviationweek.com/blog/ba-building-engineering <div class="node-body blog-body">British Airways starts fourth year of its apprenticeship program--with 12 different schemes.</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/ba-building-engineering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/ba-building-engineering#comments Commercial Aviation MRO Europe Things With Wings Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:15:00 +0000 1182341 at http://aviationweek.com <p>An apprentice at British Airways.</p> DOT Ruling On Norwegian Air Not The End Of The Story http://aviationweek.com/blog/dot-ruling-norwegian-air-not-end-story <div class="node-body blog-body">The U.S. Transportation Department sneaked a decision just under deadline on Norwegian Air International's proposed service to the U.S., but it may not mean what some in the industry claim. </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/dot-ruling-norwegian-air-not-end-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/dot-ruling-norwegian-air-not-end-story#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:07:00 +0000 1182351 at http://aviationweek.com Business Aviation News 50 Years Ago http://aviationweek.com/blog/business-aviation-news-50-years-ago <div class="node-body blog-body">A selection of stories that appeared in Business & Commercial Aviation magazine in September 1964.</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/business-aviation-news-50-years-ago" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/business-aviation-news-50-years-ago#comments Business Aviation Things With Wings Wed, 03 Sep 2014 08:30:00 +0000 1181411 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing’s 787 ecoDemonstrator goes to work http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-s-787-ecodemonstrator-goes-work <div class="node-body blog-body">Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator is back – but this time the company is using a 787 for the role rather than the polished aluminum 737-800 which it leased from American Airlines for the first ecoDem mission in 2012.</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/boeing-s-787-ecodemonstrator-goes-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-s-787-ecodemonstrator-goes-work#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:10:00 +0000 1180631 at http://aviationweek.com Aircraft Archaeology in the High Adirondacks http://aviationweek.com/blog/aircraft-archaeology-high-adirondacks <div class="node-body blog-body">Hiking seven miles to one of the tallest peaks in the Adirondacks -- in the rain -- is not most people's idea of fun, but when searching for one of the many airplane wrecks hidden among the upstate New York park's mountains, pain and discomfort are irrelevant.</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/aircraft-archaeology-high-adirondacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/aircraft-archaeology-high-adirondacks#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 1178831 at http://aviationweek.com Podcast: Bird Strike http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-bird-strike <div class="node-body blog-body">We discuss how airports in the U.S. are managing wildlife hazards, and some of the more unconventional mitigation efforts. </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/podcast-bird-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-bird-strike#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:26:00 +0000 1179001 at http://aviationweek.com Paper War http://aviationweek.com/blog/paper-war <div class="node-body blog-body">It could be interesting to calculate how many trees were felled for the paper for all the filings in the U.S. Transportation Department’s dockets for or against Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) application to fly to the U.S.</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/paper-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/paper-war#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:46:00 +0000 1178931 at http://aviationweek.com 40 Under Forty http://aviationweek.com/blog/40-under-forty <div class="node-body blog-body">Wonder how some of our talented 40 Under Forty stars got started in the aviation industry? </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/40-under-forty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/40-under-forty#comments Commercial Aviation MRO Defense Space Global Things With Wings Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:28:00 +0000 1175461 at http://aviationweek.com