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Nov 28, 2014

The Air France Strike Impact Visualised

Images show the impact on French airspace during and after the pilot strike....More
Nov 25, 2014

Lunch With Louis?

The sudden departure of UTC Chief Louis Chenevert surprised a lot of people. He may have been one of them....More
Nov 24, 2014

Interactive Map: Retired FedEx Boeing 727s Dot The Globe12

Aviation Week has created an interactive map showing the locations of FedEx's donated 727s....More
Nov 21, 2014

Sensor, Hydraulic, Seal and Landing Gear Failures

FAA issues 4 airworthiness directives--affecting Airbus A318s, A319s, A320s and A321s, Boeing 777s, Bombardier RJs and Pratt....More
Nov 19, 2014

Seven Reasons For Optimism (and Worry) In Commercial Aviation

From Chinese aircraft to Russian titanium to cheap oil, analysts forecast the future in commercial aerospace....More
Nov 14, 2014

Lufthansa Technik Starts Building MRO Facility In Puerto Rico

Lufthansa Technik, which has 30 companies in its portfolio, broke ground on its latest--in Aquadilla, Puerto Rico....More
Nov 09, 2014

Video: Rawfeed additive manufacturing of titanium structures

Cranfield University video of the Rawfeed rolling assisted wire-and-arc additive manufacturing process for producing titanium critical structural....More
Nov 05, 2014

MRO In Asia

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....More
Nov 05, 2014

Eastern Air Lines 737-800 spotted1

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,....More
Nov 04, 2014

P&W Goal: 20% Turnaround Time Reduction

Pratt & Whitney Asia aftermarket seeing 20% reduction of turnaround time....More
Nov 03, 2014

1990: MD-11 Memories1

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....More
Oct 24, 2014

Orphan bizjet update

Here’s some news about the McDonnell Model 119/220 I wrote about earlier this week....More
Oct 24, 2014

2008: Milestone for the Mitsubishi MRJ

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ rollout of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet on Oct. 18 may have occurred later than planned, but it marked a major milestone....More
Oct 23, 2014

McDonnell’s Orphan Bizjet Survivor2

My route to this year’s NBAA in Orlando took me through El Paso, Texas, where I caught a fleeting glimpse of one of the strangest, and earliest,....More
Oct 16, 2014

MRO Public Relations Tool Unveiled

ARSA goes digital with its public relations campaign; expect roll out in next few weeks....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.


Sep 18, 2015

The U.S.-Russian Moon Landing That Never Happened (1963) 7

U.S. President John F. Kennedy is well known for the 1961 speech to Congress in which he made the Apollo program a national goal. Less remembered is his controversial offer two years later to cooperate with the Soviet Union on a manned lunar landing....More
Sep 10, 2015

Airbus A380 Is Your Hotel In The Sky (2001) 5

In a September 2001 advertisement, Airbus promised to bring glamour back to passenger travel with its new A380, comparing the double-decker airliner to a hotel....More
Sep 9, 2015

Pratt & Whitney's Record Behind the DC-6 Record (1947) 2

Pratt & Whitney takes to the cover of AVIATION to credit its Double Wasp engines for the DC-6's record transatlantic flight....More
Aug 27, 2015

Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 22

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
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