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Jul 28, 2014

No Run Of the Mill Mil

Spotters at this year’s AirVenture show at Whitman Field can expect to see a Mil Mi-2 Hoplite (N211PZ) in full camo livery touching down on the grass....More
Jul 28, 2014

China Prepares to Realize Its Own Potential

China wants to flood its own general aviation market first....More
Jul 27, 2014

Oshkosh -- A Personal Journey

Destination Oshkosh: From grass roots to greatest show on earth....More
Jul 27, 2014

L-29 FAST Flight with the Mach Man

The smell of jet fuel at sunrise is a worthy substitute for high test coffee on most days....More
Jul 25, 2014

Check 6 Podcast: Buk M-1 Missile vs. Flight MH17. What Went Wrong?

So what might have gone wrong that allowed a Buk-M1 missile to take down MH17?....More
Jul 24, 2014

Photos: London's Heathrow Airport: Seven-Seven-Heaven!

In recent years the number of airlines operating Boeing's long-range, high capacity 777 (particularly the -300 series, but also some smaller -200s)....More
Jul 24, 2014

Airframe details for Air Algerie AH5017

The Air Algerie aircraft that crashed in Mali today is tail no. EC-LTV, an MD-83 (DC-9-83) with serial number 53190....More
Jul 23, 2014

Airframe details for Transasia Airways GE222

ATR 72-212A B-22810, operated by Transasia Airways, was the aircraft that crashed while trying to land at Makung. The aircraft, s/n 642, first flew....More
Jul 23, 2014

Airframe details for Afriqiyah Airways A330 destroyed at Tripoli

According to photos on a Facebook page, A330-200 5A-ONF, operated by Afriqiyah Airways, was destroyed by fire during fighting at Tripoli on July 20th....More
Jul 22, 2014

Airlines With Back-To-Back Airframe Losses

It's not the first time an airline had suffered two or more losses of the same type of commercial jetliner within a short timeframe....More
Jul 18, 2014

Check 6 Podcast: Malaysia Flight MH17 Shootdown

Our editors discuss why MH17 was flying over a war zone when it was shot down....More
Jul 17, 2014

Airframe details for Malaysia Airlines MH17

The Malaysian Airlines 777 involved in today's accident in Ukraine is tail no. 9M-MRD....More
Jul 17, 2014

The Big Picture From Farnborough

Rockwell Collins CEO weighs in on aircraft bubble concerns, F-35, CSeries, bizjets and workforce....More
Jul 16, 2014

Engine MRO At Farnborough #FIA14

Engine OEMs signing big MRO deals at Farnborough....More
Jul 16, 2014

Social Quiz Day 4: Can you name the tool?

Another tool spotted at Aviation Week’s MRO Americas 2014 exhibition. What is it? (#4 of #7)....More
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