Aviation Week Senior Editor for Avionics and Safety John Croft samples the upset prevention and recovery training (UPRT) techniques and aircraft used by the two main global providers, APS and Flight Research....More
An early Friday morning incident at FAA’s Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center (ZAU) forced the agency to close the facility, re-routing aircraft en route and halting all routings into the airspace....More
Aircraft financing firms are voicing concerns that some kind of downward correction to commercial aircraft demand is likely and that there could be a corresponding effect on the number of aircraft cancellations or postponements....More
Airbus's launch of the A320neo family on Dec. 1, 2010 shifted the commercial aircraft industry's attention from the widebody market and Boeing's travails with the 787 to the dramatic change underway in the narrowbody sector.
Today’s flight of the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-powered Airbus A320neo is the most significant milestone in the history of the single-aisle twin since the original CFM56-5 powered prototype flew for the first time in February 1987....More