Things With Wings http://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed Aviation Week's civil aviation blog en 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> Watch A Retired Boeing 727 In Action As A Fire & Rescue Trainer http://aviationweek.com/blog/watch-retired-boeing-727-action-fire-rescue-trainer <div class="node-body blog-body">I was recently given the opportunity to observe a full scale mock disaster response exercise using a Boeing 727 donated by Fedex.</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/watch-retired-boeing-727-action-fire-rescue-trainer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/watch-retired-boeing-727-action-fire-rescue-trainer#comments Master the Supply Chain Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 06 Nov 2015 06:04:00 +0000 1372651 at http://aviationweek.com Air New Zealand's Boeing 737 Farewell http://aviationweek.com/blog/air-new-zealands-boeing-737-farewell <div class="node-body blog-body">Air New Zealand has retired the last of its Boeing 737 fleet, a type that has a 47-year history with the airline.</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/air-new-zealands-boeing-737-farewell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/air-new-zealands-boeing-737-farewell#comments Airlines & Airports Blog Asia Pacific Things With Wings Wed, 23 Sep 2015 23:23:00 +0000 1359001 at http://aviationweek.com Haeco Makes Big Shifts At The Top http://aviationweek.com/blog/haeco-makes-big-shifts-top-2 <div class="node-body blog-body">Haeco is moving seven senior managers around but it's nothing like the United Airlines' shocking CEO news.</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/haeco-makes-big-shifts-top-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/haeco-makes-big-shifts-top-2#comments Blog MRO Asia Pacific Things With Wings Wed, 09 Sep 2015 14:33:00 +0000 1352851 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Photo credit: Haeco Group</p> FedEx's Falcon 20 Still 'Flying' After 42 Years http://aviationweek.com/blog/fedexs-falcon-20-still-flying-after-42-years <div class="node-body blog-body">N9FE, one of FedEx's original Falcon 20s, is still "flying" inside the Greenway Aviation Trading Center in Memphis.</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/fedexs-falcon-20-still-flying-after-42-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/fedexs-falcon-20-still-flying-after-42-years#comments Master the Supply Chain Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 13 Aug 2015 21:12:00 +0000 1343071 at http://aviationweek.com Bad Infrastructure Goes Social http://aviationweek.com/blog/bad-infrastructure-goes-social <div class="node-body blog-body">The transportation departments launches #ShowUsYourInfraWear social campaign to visualize funding problems via pictures of bad infrastructure--from broken buses and potholes.</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/bad-infrastructure-goes-social" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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