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Boeing May Block UTC-Rockwell Deal

Sep 05, 2017
Boeing could block the proposed $30 billion takeover of Rockwell Collins by United Technologies....

Why A&D CEOs May Be Happy To No Longer Counsel Trump

Aug 16, 2017
Why is it good to let go of Trump's business councils? Two words: Millennial recruitment....

Flying Into AirVenture 2017 At Oshkosh

Jul 27, 2017
Join Aviation Week's John Croft for a quick view of the ride into Oshkosh's Wittman Field for the 2017 AirVenture show. Croft and passenger...

Living Room Connectivity at 24,000 ft

Jul 19, 2017
High-speed broadband is pretty much a standard feature in every living room or office, but until lately, not so much in the cabin of an airliner....

Easyjet Stands Up For Manchester

Jun 10, 2017
Easyjet's newest A320, just 3 days out of the factory, landed at Manchester today sporting 'Spirit of Manchester' on the nose, in a direct response...

Kuwait Airways Grows 777 Fleet...And Moves Tech Stop To Manchester

Mar 17, 2017
Kuwait Airways has recently taken delivery of its fifth new Boeing 777-300ER, from an order for 10 placed in December 2014. The Kuwaiti flag carrier...

Kemble-Cotswold Airport: Europe's Leading Airliner Recycling Location

Mar 06, 2017
Kemble-Cotswold Airport is not a location most people have heard of, but within the airline industry it's gained a reputation as Europe's number one...

Easyjet's Fleet Continues To Grow

Mar 02, 2017
Easyjet, the UK's first and largest low-cost carrier is nudging ever closer to becoming the UK's largest airline in terms of number of aircraft....

Airbus' 111 Deliveries in December is a Record

Jan 20, 2017
Airbus' 111 deliveries beat previous months by a wide margin, no doubt helped in part by A350s and A320neos that had backed up during the year due to...

Airbus, Boeing Focus on Different Aircraft Delivery Targets

Jan 12, 2017
Aircraft are not delivered at a steady monthly rate as might be implied by manufacturer's announced monthly production rates....

Manchester Airport Looks Forward To New Long-Haul Services In 2017

Dec 15, 2016
Manchester Airport's long-haul routes are undergoing significant changes in 2017. The UK's busiest airport outside London will see at least one new...

Hainan Airlines' Manchester Service Is Bedding Down Nicely

Dec 05, 2016
Hainan Airlines is China's 5th largest airline and operates a typically modern fleet of Airbuses and Boeings, numbering just over 170 aircraft. In a...

Skyhawk Prang: Lining Up Swiss Cheese Holes

Dec 05, 2016
Checklists, procedures and aircraft design are generally pretty good at helping pilots catch errors that could lead to an accident. But when a...

Trump Carrier Impact: Faster Automation

Dec 01, 2016
The president-elect just sped up automation in A&D manufacturing....

POTUS Polka In the Sky

Oct 28, 2016
To Polka is to do a whole lotta fancy footwork. A new audit by the Government Accountability Office shows that the same is required when military and...
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