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May 07, 2015

Vantage Searches For An Advantage4

It's easy to see why the composite machine turns heads; it sits high on a fighter-jet type landing gear, has a spaceship-like cockpit and those....More
May 06, 2015

Airlines Fold, Impact on MRO

Airlines continue to consolidate in the Baltics, Eastern Europe and Russia--and the impact on MROs is big....More
May 05, 2015

A Simple Way To Make Lease Returns Easier

Here is one way to save money and headaches when returning a leased aircraft....More
Apr 23, 2015

Airbus, Boeing Delivering Aircraft At The Last Minute?2

An analysis of Airbus' and Boeing's delivery data from Aviation Week Intelligence Network's Fleet database reveals that both Airbus and....More
Apr 08, 2015

Photo: Water Cannon Salute For Inaugural Memphis-Dallas Love Field Service

Southwest Airlines inaugurated Memphis-Dallas Love Field service on Wednesday morning, opening up direct commercial service between the two airports....More
Apr 02, 2015

Safety Snapshot: Generation Clutter2

Clutter in the cockpit poses safety issues....More
Apr 02, 2015

Photo: Convair No. 2 still flying after 63 years6

Convair 580, with serial no. 2. was caught by Aviation Week at Memphis International Airport on Wednesday....More
Mar 24, 2015

Germanwings Flight 4U9525 -- What We Know So Far3

Germanwings 4U9525 crashed in the French Alps near Prads-Haute-Bléone en route from Barcelona to Dusseldorf 24 March 2015....More
Mar 24, 2015

Airframe Details For Germanwings Flight 4U 9525

The A320 involved in today's accident in France was D-AIPX, an A320-211 with serial no. 147....More
Mar 19, 2015

You Can't Fly Without Us

ARSA's known for MRO regulatory advocacy in Washington. Check out its AVMRO portal to see how else it is promoting the industry....More
Mar 16, 2015

Safety Snapshot: Split-second Decision Saved the Day (and more) in Perth3

Quick eyes and fast actions by the first officer of a QantasLink Boeing 717 prevented what otherwise may have been a deadly encounter between the....More
Feb 24, 2015

Should the FAA Bar ODA Expansion?3

Do you agree with the transportation unions that the FAA should prohibit expansion of the ODA program until oversight guarantees are proven?....More
Feb 23, 2015

AAR To Sell Cargo Group to TransDigm for $725 Million

MRO and airlift/mobility become focal points at AAR as it plans to tell its cargo division....More
Feb 19, 2015

Keep Your Skills Fresh

How do your maintenance and engineering skills stack up against others? Find out....More
Feb 17, 2015

Timeline: Major U.S. Airline Merger Activity, 1950-20159

With American Airlines and US Airways in the process of merging, we wondered exactly how many mergers have shaped the industry into what it is today....More
From The Archives

Aviation Week is approaching its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

Aug 27, 2015
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Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 11

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
Aug 14, 2015
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Bonanza Travel Pays 3

The legendary Beechcraft Bonanza has an impressive production record, so perhaps the marketers back in 1949 were onto something when they coined the phrase "Bonanza travel pays."...More
Aug 14, 2015
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Venerable Boeing 727 Prototype To Fly Again 28

The most famous 727, the prototype aircraft which would join United as N7001U, was delivered to the airline in October 1964 having served its time as a Boeing test aircraft....More
Aug 13, 2015
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Aviation Week And The Bomb

Aviation News did not predict how nuclear weapons would change the world. But neither did anyone else....More
Aug 13, 2015
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Collins Radar Takes The Ups And Downs Out Of Flying

Turbulence? Rockwell Collins had a solution for those bumpy rides in the early 80s with its WXR-700 Doppler Weather Radar....More
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