Things With Wings http://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed en Germanwings Flight 4U9525 -- What We Know So Far http://aviationweek.com/blog/germanwings-flight-4u9525-what-we-know-so-far <div class="node-body blog-body">Germanwings 4U9525 crashed in the French Alps near Prads-Haute-Bléone en route from Barcelona to Dusseldorf 24 March 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/germanwings-flight-4u9525-what-we-know-so-far" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/germanwings-flight-4u9525-what-we-know-so-far#comments Regulatory & Safety Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:09:00 +0000 1278451 at http://aviationweek.com Airframe Details For Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 http://aviationweek.com/blog/airframe-details-germanwings-flight-4u-9525 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The A320 involved in today's accident in France was D-AIPX, an A320-211 with serial no. 147. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/airframe-details-germanwings-flight-4u-9525" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/airframe-details-germanwings-flight-4u-9525#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:09:00 +0000 1278401 at http://aviationweek.com You Can't Fly Without Us http://aviationweek.com/blog/you-cant-fly-without-us <div class="node-body blog-body">ARSA's known for MRO regulatory advocacy in Washington. Check out its AVMRO portal to see how else it is promoting the industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/you-cant-fly-without-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/you-cant-fly-without-us#comments MRO Global Things With Wings Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:51:00 +0000 1276491 at http://aviationweek.com Safety Snapshot: Split-second Decision Saved the Day (and more) in Perth http://aviationweek.com/blog/safety-snapshot-split-second-decision-saved-day-and-more-perth <div class="node-body blog-body">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 twin-jet and an airport operations car </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/safety-snapshot-split-second-decision-saved-day-and-more-perth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/safety-snapshot-split-second-decision-saved-day-and-more-perth#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:59:00 +0000 1274881 at http://aviationweek.com Should the FAA Bar ODA Expansion? http://aviationweek.com/blog/should-faa-bar-oda-expansion <div class="node-body blog-body">Do you agree with the transportation unions that the FAA should prohibit expansion of the ODA program until oversight guarantees are proven?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/should-faa-bar-oda-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/should-faa-bar-oda-expansion#comments Commercial Aviation MRO North America Things With Wings Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:29:00 +0000 1266531 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Photo credit: FAA</p> AAR To Sell Cargo Group to TransDigm for $725 Million http://aviationweek.com/blog/aar-sell-cargo-group-transdigm-725-million <div class="node-body blog-body">MRO and airlift/mobility become focal points at AAR as it plans to tell its cargo division.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/aar-sell-cargo-group-transdigm-725-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/aar-sell-cargo-group-transdigm-725-million#comments Commercial Aviation MRO North America Things With Wings Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:04:00 +0000 1265761 at http://aviationweek.com <p>AAR&#39;s Lake Charles, Louisiana, MRO facility.</p> Keep Your Skills Fresh http://aviationweek.com/blog/keep-your-skills-fresh <div class="node-body blog-body">How do your maintenance and engineering skills stack up against others? Find out.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/keep-your-skills-fresh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/keep-your-skills-fresh#comments MRO North America Things With Wings Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:06:00 +0000 1264301 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Redstone College competes at the 2014 Aerospace Maintenance Competition.</p> Timeline: Major U.S. Airline Merger Activity, 1950-2015 http://aviationweek.com/blog/timeline-major-us-airline-merger-activity-1950-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>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.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/timeline-major-us-airline-merger-activity-1950-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/timeline-major-us-airline-merger-activity-1950-2015#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:37:00 +0000 1263131 at http://aviationweek.com Bombardier, UTC and the French (Canadian) Connection http://aviationweek.com/blog/bombardier-utc-and-french-canadian-connection <div class="node-body blog-body">Bombardier's new CEO and the French Connection with UTC. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/bombardier-utc-and-french-canadian-connection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/bombardier-utc-and-french-canadian-connection#comments Business Aviation Commercial Aviation North America Things With Wings Thu, 12 Feb 2015 18:17:00 +0000 1261421 at http://aviationweek.com Airframe Details for Transasia Airways Flight GE235 http://aviationweek.com/blog/airframe-details-transasia-airways-flight-ge235 <div class="node-body blog-body">The Transasia ATR 72-600 involved in today's accident carried tail number B-22816 and airframe serial number 1141. Powered by two Pratt & Whitney PW127M engines, it first flew on March 28, 2014, and was delivered to Transaia Airways on April 14, 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/airframe-details-transasia-airways-flight-ge235" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/airframe-details-transasia-airways-flight-ge235#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:01:00 +0000 1256611 at http://aviationweek.com Oliver Wyman Buys TeamSAI http://aviationweek.com/blog/oliver-wyman-buys-teamsai <div class="node-body blog-body">Oliver Wyman purchases TeamSAI and will integrated it into Cavok group.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/oliver-wyman-buys-teamsai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/oliver-wyman-buys-teamsai#comments MRO North America Things With Wings Mon, 02 Feb 2015 16:33:00 +0000 1255211 at http://aviationweek.com Iraqi Airways 767 at Frankfurt Hahn Airport http://aviationweek.com/blog/iraqi-airways-767-frankfurt-hahn-airport <div class="node-body blog-body">Airbus A330 and A340 operators have until Feb. 6 to </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/iraqi-airways-767-frankfurt-hahn-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/iraqi-airways-767-frankfurt-hahn-airport#comments Commercial Aviation MRO Global Things With Wings Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:36:00 +0000 1254581 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Iraqi Airways Boeing 767 landing at Frankfurt Hahn Airport for scheduled maintenance.</p> Passenger, Çargo Middle East Growth Rate #MROME http://aviationweek.com/blog/passenger-argo-middle-east-growth-rate-mrome <div class="node-body blog-body">The Middle East region is forecast to have the highest RPK (revenue passenger kilometers) growth rate, but another region outpaces in cargo traffic over the period.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/passenger-argo-middle-east-growth-rate-mrome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/passenger-argo-middle-east-growth-rate-mrome#comments Commercial Aviation MRO Middle East Things With Wings Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:55:00 +0000 1254531 at http://aviationweek.com Hanging with History http://aviationweek.com/blog/hanging-history <div class="node-body blog-body">If you have ever wanted to get real up close and personal with aviation history, then grab your Nitrile gloves, California Dusters and Bunny Cloths and get yourself down to the Steven Udvar-Hazy Center at the Dulles International Airport and apply for janitor duty.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/hanging-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/hanging-history#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Wed, 14 Jan 2015 22:23:00 +0000 1247391 at http://aviationweek.com Getting Back to the Golden http://aviationweek.com/blog/getting-back-golden <div class="node-body blog-body">The airline pilot’s version of Alexander Pope’s famous quote might go something like this: “To err is human; to follow the Golden Rules, divine.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/thingswithwings">Things With Wings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/getting-back-golden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/getting-back-golden#comments Regulatory & Safety Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:06:00 +0000 1243531 at http://aviationweek.com