Things With Wings http://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed en 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 Should pilots have a separate medical certification for the night shift? http://aviationweek.com/blog/should-pilots-have-separate-medical-certification-night-shift <div class="node-body blog-body">A run of the mill runway excursion at the Malmo airport in Sweden early this year brought to light an interesting question - should pilots have to undergo regular screening for their physiological aptitude for the graveyard shift.</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-pilots-have-separate-medical-certification-night-shift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/should-pilots-have-separate-medical-certification-night-shift#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:57:00 +0000 1239691 at http://aviationweek.com A330, ATR 42 and 72 Door Problems http://aviationweek.com/blog/a330-atr-42-and-72-door-problems <div class="node-body blog-body">EASA issues two proposed airworthiness directives today--both involving door problems during manufacture.</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/a330-atr-42-and-72-door-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/a330-atr-42-and-72-door-problems#comments MRO Global Things With Wings Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:35:00 +0000 1235631 at http://aviationweek.com Best MRO Providers Are...? http://aviationweek.com/blog/best-mro-providers-are <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week is accepting nominations for the MRO of the Year Awards. Nominate who you think are the best providers.</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/best-mro-providers-are" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/best-mro-providers-are#comments MRO Global Things With Wings Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:21:00 +0000 1233811 at http://aviationweek.com NTSB: Stall Warning Sounded Before Phenom 100 Crash http://aviationweek.com/blog/ntsb-stall-warning-sounded-phenom-100-crash <div class="node-body blog-body">Downloaded cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder information from a Embraer Phenom 100 that crashed 1 mi. short of the runway at the Montgomery County Airpark on Dec. 8 revealed that the aircraft’s automated stall warning system sounded continuously for the final 20 sec. of the flight</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/ntsb-stall-warning-sounded-phenom-100-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/ntsb-stall-warning-sounded-phenom-100-crash#comments BCA Business Aviation Regulatory & Legislative Things With Wings Tue, 09 Dec 2014 23:15:00 +0000 1233181 at http://aviationweek.com