Things With Wings http://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed en Milestone for the MRJ http://aviationweek.com/blog/milestone-mrj <div class="node-body blog-body">Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ rollout of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet on Oct. 18 may have occurred later than planned, but it marked a major milestone in Japan’s efforts to get back into the commercial airliner business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/milestone-mrj" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/milestone-mrj#comments 100 Year Archives Commercial Aviation Things With Wings From The Archives Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:35:00 +0000 1207971 at http://aviationweek.com McDonnell’s Orphan Bizjet Survivor http://aviationweek.com/blog/mcdonnell-s-orphan-bizjet-survivor <div class="node-body blog-body">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, business jets ever designed.</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/mcdonnell-s-orphan-bizjet-survivor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/mcdonnell-s-orphan-bizjet-survivor#comments Business Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:17:00 +0000 1208831 at http://aviationweek.com MRO Public Relations Tool Unveiled http://aviationweek.com/blog/mro-public-relations-tool-unveiled <div class="node-body blog-body">ARSA goes digital with its public relations campaign; expect roll out in next few weeks.</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/mro-public-relations-tool-unveiled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/mro-public-relations-tool-unveiled#comments MRO North America Things With Wings Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:31:00 +0000 1204351 at http://aviationweek.com High Hopes – Can Compact Fusion Unlock New Power For Space And Air Transport? http://aviationweek.com/blog/high-hopes-can-compact-fusion-unlock-new-power-space-and-air-transport <div class="node-body blog-body">Plan has huge implications for future space and aircraft propulsion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/high-hopes-can-compact-fusion-unlock-new-power-space-and-air-transport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/high-hopes-can-compact-fusion-unlock-new-power-space-and-air-transport#comments Commercial Aviation Technology Space Things With Wings On Space Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:47:00 +0000 1203271 at http://aviationweek.com What's Air India Doing To This Boeing 787? http://aviationweek.com/blog/whats-air-india-doing-boeing-787 <div class="node-body blog-body">Photos appear to show an Air India Boeing 787 stripped for parts at Mumbai airport. Why is the airline stripping such a young aircraft?</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/whats-air-india-doing-boeing-787" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/whats-air-india-doing-boeing-787#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:52:00 +0000 1203131 at http://aviationweek.com MRO Europe Wrap Up #MROE http://aviationweek.com/blog/mro-europe-wrap-mroe <div class="node-body blog-body">European airline and MRO consolidation conversations abound while the aftermarket adjusts to new market dynamics.</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/mro-europe-wrap-mroe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/mro-europe-wrap-mroe#comments MRO Europe Things With Wings Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:21:00 +0000 1200851 at http://aviationweek.com MRO Market In Transition http://aviationweek.com/blog/mro-market-transition <div class="node-body blog-body">The civil aviation market balances supporting the existing fleet and preparing for a big influx of next-generation aircraft and engines.</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/mro-market-transition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/mro-market-transition#comments MRO Europe Things With Wings Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:43:00 +0000 1200121 at http://aviationweek.com Video: Amelia Rose Earhart Flies Along with Red Bull Air Race Pilot http://aviationweek.com/blog/video-amelia-rose-earhart-flies-along-red-bull-air-race-pilot <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Amelia Rose Earhart recently became the youngest woman to fly around the world in a single engine airplane. In this video, Red Bull Air Race Champion Kirby Chambliss takes Earhart for an exciting ride.</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/video-amelia-rose-earhart-flies-along-red-bull-air-race-pilot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/video-amelia-rose-earhart-flies-along-red-bull-air-race-pilot#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20:20:00 +0000 1199661 at http://aviationweek.com Aftermarket Shift of Balance http://aviationweek.com/blog/aftermarket-shift-balance <div class="node-body blog-body">MRO Europe Conference addresses shift of balance between OEMs, airlines and MROs.</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/aftermarket-shift-balance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/aftermarket-shift-balance#comments MRO Global illustration Things With Wings Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:32:00 +0000 1199531 at http://aviationweek.com Pan Am Comets and other cancelled orders http://aviationweek.com/blog/pan-am-comets-and-other-cancelled-orders <div class="node-body blog-body">We got to wondering which other aircraft types had been ordered but cancelled before the operator ever took delivery of one.</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/pan-am-comets-and-other-cancelled-orders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/pan-am-comets-and-other-cancelled-orders#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:28:00 +0000 1199371 at http://aviationweek.com Ebola and Airline Flights http://aviationweek.com/blog/ebola-and-airline-flights <div class="node-body blog-body">How should airlines help prevent the spread of the Ebola virus?</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/ebola-and-airline-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/ebola-and-airline-flights#comments Commercial Aviation Global Things With Wings Thu, 02 Oct 2014 11:50:00 +0000 1197051 at http://aviationweek.com Clock Watching http://aviationweek.com/blog/clock-watching <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>An interesting advertising skirmish has broken out in the New Zealand domestic market, as low-cost carrier Jetstar uses its superior on-time performance to take shots at dominant player Air New Zealand.</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/clock-watching" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/clock-watching#comments Airlines & Airports Asia Pacific Commercial Aviation Top Stories Things With Wings Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:14:00 +0000 1197041 at http://aviationweek.com Photo: Airbus A350 Formation Flight http://aviationweek.com/blog/photo-airbus-a350-formation-flight <div class="node-body blog-body">All five Airbus A350-900 test aircraft took to the skies Monday for a formation flight over southern France, just ahead of EASA's certification of the type today. </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/photo-airbus-a350-formation-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/photo-airbus-a350-formation-flight#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:44:00 +0000 1195721 at http://aviationweek.com A320 First Flight Remembered http://aviationweek.com/blog/a320-first-flight-remembered <div class="node-body blog-body">Today’s flight of the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-powered Airbus A320neo is the most significant milestone in the history of the single-aisle twin since the original CFM56-5 powered prototype flew for the first time in February 1987.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/a320-first-flight-remembered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/a320-first-flight-remembered#comments 100 Year Archives Commercial Aviation Things With Wings From The Archives Thu, 25 Sep 2014 01:05:00 +0000 1193001 at http://aviationweek.com Donations of Old Airliners Provide Alternative to Scrapping http://aviationweek.com/blog/donations-old-airliners-provide-alternative-scrapping <div class="node-body blog-body">Continuing a trend among operators of older aircraft, Delta Air Lines has recently donated a CRJ100 to Purdue University for use as a training tool.</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/donations-old-airliners-provide-alternative-scrapping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/donations-old-airliners-provide-alternative-scrapping#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:04:00 +0000 1187651 at http://aviationweek.com