Most Recent Blog Posts

Oct 23, 2012

First Flight Photo: A321 With Sharklets

The first flight of the Airbus A321 took place today from Hamburg to Toulouse. Certification is planned for mid-2013, with first delivery in the....More
Oct 23, 2012

Federal Express and their 737-200s

Not many people realize that FedEx operated 737-200s in the late 1970s and early 1980s, back when they were known as Federal Express....More
Oct 23, 2012

Qantas Eyes Japan Routes?

An interesting tidbit was revealed during the Q&A session following a speech by Qantas CEO Alan Joyce last week. He seemed to suggest that the....More
Oct 23, 2012

US Army to Destroy an ERJ

I know the 50-seat regional-jet market has tanked, but the U.S. Army buying an Embraer ERJ-145 for destructive testing is rubbing salt into the wound....More
Oct 22, 2012

Montreal Gazette on CSeries Progress

Airbus and Boeing have set bad examples for the CSeries, it seems, with The Montreal Gazette reporting that Bombardier management has decided "that a....More
Oct 22, 2012

Photo: A350 XWB vertical tail plane in Airbus livery

Airbus has released this photo of the first flyable A350 XWB's (MSN1) 10 metre tall vertical tail plane in Airbus livery. This is the first A350....More
Oct 19, 2012

Aerospace Hotels?

How can you tell you’re in a hotel where most of the guests come from the aerospace industry? Well, in the case of the Premier Inn, a hotel close to....More
Oct 19, 2012

Air Berlin launches another cost cutting program

Air Berlin this week confirmed it has to cut deeper to achieve its goal of returning to an operating profit in 2013. The airline launched a new cost....More
Oct 19, 2012

Poole jumps the fence

The major global ATM industry group has made a surprising but possibly enlightened choice for its next leader. After all, who knows your strengths....More
Oct 18, 2012

CSeries - Countdown Continues

It is October 15, and Bombardier says it has begun final assembly of the first flight-test CSeries, FTV1. Publicly, the Canadian manufacturer is....More
Oct 18, 2012

Fuel Costs: 33-47%

Aftermarket data as a conversation topic has really elevated in aviation discussions and is permeating in different ways. It came up today in a fuel....More
Oct 18, 2012

End of the Line for Hawker?

Hawker Beechcraft has called off plans to sell itself to China, and intends to emerge from bankruptcy as a stand-alone company called Beechcraft....More
Oct 16, 2012

Cobalt Co50 Gets CMC Clout

Canadian airframer Cobalt has selected CMC's SmartDeck integrated avionics for its $1 million, piston-powered Co50 Valkyrie. The announcement would....More
Oct 15, 2012

QinetiQ Avro to Train Test Pilots

In the latest in the ongoing series "101 Useful Things to do With a 146", UK technology company QinetiQ has received a modified Avro RJ100 to be used....More
Oct 15, 2012

40 Under 40: Commercial Stars

We asked the global aviation industry to nominate people under the age of 40 who are doing amazing things. We were inundated with responses. It....More
A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

Blog Archive
Penton Corporate

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×