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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
Jul 15, 2014

Social Quiz Day 3: Can you name the tool?

Another tool spotted at Aviation Week’s MRO Americas 2014 exhibition. What is it?....More
Jul 15, 2014

A Sour Taste, But No Tea, Please

Airbus chief criticizes Ex-Im bank but stops short of endorsing its destruction....More
Jul 11, 2014

Podcast: The Commercial Side of Farnborough

What is happening on the commercial side of the aerospace industry at Farnborough?....More
Jul 09, 2014

Airbus cancellations hit a record, but no surprises...yet

Airbus' June 2014 orders and deliveries report reveals that a total of 225 aircraft have been cancelled in 2014 so far, already breaking a....More
Jul 02, 2014

Photos: What happens to all those airliners when they retire? See a tear-down of a 747-400.

With Boeing and Airbus producing airliners at record rates, the numbers of airliners being withdrawn is also at a recent high....More
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