Things With Wings http://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed Aviation Week's civil aviation blog en Airbus, Boeing Delivering Aircraft At The Last Minute? http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-boeing-delivering-aircraft-last-minute <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>An analysis of Airbus&#39; and Boeing&#39;s delivery data from Aviation Week Intelligence Network&#39;s Fleet database reveals that both Airbus and Boeing tend to deliver a majority of their aircraft during the second half of each month.</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/airbus-boeing-delivering-aircraft-last-minute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-boeing-delivering-aircraft-last-minute#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:03:00 +0000 1292791 at http://aviationweek.com Photo: Water Cannon Salute For Inaugural Memphis-Dallas Love Field Service http://aviationweek.com/blog/photo-water-cannon-salute-inaugural-memphis-dallas-love-field-service <div class="node-body blog-body">Southwest Airlines inaugurated Memphis-Dallas Love Field service on Wednesday morning, opening up direct commercial service between the two airports for the first time. </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-water-cannon-salute-inaugural-memphis-dallas-love-field-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/photo-water-cannon-salute-inaugural-memphis-dallas-love-field-service#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:41:00 +0000 1285511 at http://aviationweek.com Safety Snapshot: Generation Clutter http://aviationweek.com/blog/safety-snapshot-generation-clutter <div class="node-body blog-body">Clutter in the cockpit poses safety issues.</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-generation-clutter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/safety-snapshot-generation-clutter#comments Regulatory & Safety Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 02 Apr 2015 15:00:00 +0000 1282941 at http://aviationweek.com Photo: Convair No. 2 still flying after 63 years http://aviationweek.com/blog/photo-convair-no-2-still-flying-after-63-years <div class="node-body blog-body">Convair 580, with&nbsp;serial no. 2. was caught by Aviation Week at Memphis International Airport on Wednesday.</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-convair-no-2-still-flying-after-63-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/photo-convair-no-2-still-flying-after-63-years#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:38:00 +0000 1282761 at http://aviationweek.com 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>