Things With Wings http://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed Aviation Week's civil aviation blog en Sensor, Hydraulic, Seal and Landing Gear Failures http://aviationweek.com/blog/sensor-hydraulic-seal-and-landing-gear-failures <div class="node-body blog-body">FAA issues 4 airworthiness directives--affecting Airbus A318s, A319s, A320s and A321s, Boeing 777s, Bombardier RJs and Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines--all effective Dec. 26</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/sensor-hydraulic-seal-and-landing-gear-failures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/sensor-hydraulic-seal-and-landing-gear-failures#comments MRO North America Things With Wings Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:39:00 +0000 1224381 at http://aviationweek.com Seven Reasons For Optimism (and Worry) In Commercial Aviation http://aviationweek.com/blog/seven-reasons-optimism-and-worry-commercial-aviation <div class="node-body blog-body">From Chinese aircraft to Russian titanium to cheap oil, analysts forecast the future in commercial aerospace.</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/seven-reasons-optimism-and-worry-commercial-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/seven-reasons-optimism-and-worry-commercial-aviation#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:40:00 +0000 1222871 at http://aviationweek.com Lufthansa Technik Starts Building MRO Facility In Puerto Rico http://aviationweek.com/blog/lufthansa-technik-starts-building-mro-facility-puerto-rico <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Lufthansa Technik, which has <a href="http://www.lufthansa-technik.com/locations">30 companies</a> in its portfolio, broke ground on its latest--in Aquadilla, Puerto Rico.</p></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/lufthansa-technik-starts-building-mro-facility-puerto-rico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/lufthansa-technik-starts-building-mro-facility-puerto-rico#comments MRO Global Things With Wings Fri, 14 Nov 2014 21:44:00 +0000 1221171 at http://aviationweek.com Video: Rawfeed additive manufacturing of titanium structures http://aviationweek.com/blog/video-rawfeed-additive-manufacturing-titanium-structures <div class="node-body blog-body">Cranfield University video of the Rawfeed rolling assisted wire-and-arc additive manufacturing process for producing titanium critical structural components for aerospace applications.</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-rawfeed-additive-manufacturing-titanium-structures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/video-rawfeed-additive-manufacturing-titanium-structures#comments Commercial Aviation Technology Things With Wings Sun, 09 Nov 2014 21:55:00 +0000 1216381 at http://aviationweek.com MRO In Asia http://aviationweek.com/blog/mro-asia <div class="node-body blog-body">At MRO Asia in Singapore discussions range from how to support the rapidly growing fleet here to how MROs throughout the region are training and planning for future manpower requirements</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/mro-asia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/mro-asia#comments MRO Global Things With Wings Wed, 05 Nov 2014 22:09:00 +0000 1215441 at http://aviationweek.com Eastern Air Lines 737-800 spotted http://aviationweek.com/blog/eastern-air-lines-737-800-spotted <div class="node-body blog-body"><div> Eastern Air Lines, a new airline based in Miami, Florida, using the same name and logo as the original Eastern Air Lines that operated 1930-1991, has had its first aircraft painted.</div></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/eastern-air-lines-737-800-spotted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/eastern-air-lines-737-800-spotted#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Wed, 05 Nov 2014 14:25:00 +0000 1215111 at http://aviationweek.com P&W Goal: 20% Turnaround Time Reduction http://aviationweek.com/blog/pw-goal-20-turnaround-time-reduction <div class="node-body blog-body">Pratt & Whitney Asia aftermarket seeing 20% reduction of turnaround time.</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/pw-goal-20-turnaround-time-reduction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/pw-goal-20-turnaround-time-reduction#comments MRO Things With Wings Tue, 04 Nov 2014 15:19:00 +0000 1214591 at http://aviationweek.com MD-11 Memories http://aviationweek.com/blog/md-11-memories <div class="node-body blog-body">KLM will operate three final farewell passenger flights of the MD-11 on Nov 11, an event that marks the end of the Dutch carrier’s 80-year association with Douglas Aircraft and its successor, McDonnell Douglas.</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/md-11-memories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/md-11-memories#comments 100 Year Archives Commercial Aviation Things With Wings From The Archives Mon, 03 Nov 2014 17:13:00 +0000 1214191 at http://aviationweek.com Orphan bizjet update http://aviationweek.com/blog/orphan-bizjet-update <div class="node-body blog-body">Here’s some news about the McDonnell Model 119/220 I wrote about earlier this week.</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/orphan-bizjet-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/orphan-bizjet-update#comments Business Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:11:00 +0000 1209691 at http://aviationweek.com Milestone for the MRJ http://aviationweek.com/blog/milestone-mrj <div class="node-body blog-body">Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ rollout of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet on Oct. 18 may have occurred later than planned, but it marked a major milestone in Japan’s efforts to get back into the commercial airliner business.</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/milestone-mrj" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/milestone-mrj#comments 100 Year Archives Commercial Aviation Things With Wings From The Archives Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:35:00 +0000 1207971 at http://aviationweek.com