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Dec 12, 2014

A330, ATR 42 and 72 Door Problems

EASA issues two proposed airworthiness directives today--both involving door problems during manufacture....More
Dec 10, 2014

Best MRO Providers Are...?

Aviation Week is accepting nominations for the MRO of the Year Awards. Nominate who you think are the best providers....More
Dec 09, 2014

NTSB: Stall Warning Sounded Before Phenom 100 Crash

Downloaded cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder information from a Embraer Phenom 100 that crashed 1 mi. short of the runway at the....More
Dec 08, 2014

Phenom 100 Crash Is First Fatal For Light Jet

Crash near Washington, D.C. is first fatal for Embraer Phenom 100 light jet....More
Dec 04, 2014

A320 Engine Mount Problem

EASA proposed an airworthiness directive for Airbus A319, A320 and A321 aircraft because of faulty engine mount pins for V2500 engines....More
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 Globe

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 spotted

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
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