Posts by Brian Bostick

in Things With Wings Aug 13, 2015

FedEx's Falcon 20 Still 'Flying' After 42 Years

N9FE, one of FedEx's original Falcon 20s, is still "flying" inside the Greenway Aviation Trading Center in Memphis....More
in Things With Wings Jul 24, 2015

At A Glance: Top 11 Boeing 767 Orders

With FedEx's recent order for 50 767s being named the largest ever for the 767 program, we dived into Aviation Week Intelligence Network's Fleet....More
in Things With Wings Apr 23, 2015

Airbus, Boeing Delivering Aircraft At The Last Minute?

An analysis of Airbus' and Boeing's delivery data from Aviation Week Intelligence Network's Fleet database reveals that both Airbus and....More
in Things With Wings Apr 08, 2015

Photo: Water Cannon Salute For Inaugural Memphis-Dallas Love Field Service

Southwest Airlines inaugurated Memphis-Dallas Love Field service on Wednesday morning, opening up direct commercial service between the two airports....More
in Things With Wings Apr 02, 2015

Photo: Convair No. 2 still flying after 63 years

Convair 580, with serial no. 2. was caught by Aviation Week at Memphis International Airport on Wednesday....More
in Things With Wings Mar 24, 2015

Airframe Details For Germanwings Flight 4U 9525

The A320 involved in today's accident in France was D-AIPX, an A320-211 with serial no. 147....More
in Things With Wings Feb 17, 2015

Timeline: Major U.S. Airline Merger Activity, 1950-2015

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....More
in Things With Wings Feb 04, 2015

Airframe Details for Transasia Airways Flight GE235

The Transasia ATR 72-600 involved in today's accident carried tail number B-22816 and airframe serial number 1141. Powered by two Pratt....More
in Things With Wings 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
From The Archives

Aviation Week is approaching its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

Aug 27, 2015
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Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 18

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
Aug 14, 2015
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Bonanza Travel Pays 3

The legendary Beechcraft Bonanza has an impressive production record, so perhaps the marketers back in 1949 were onto something when they coined the phrase "Bonanza travel pays."...More
Aug 14, 2015
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Venerable Boeing 727 Prototype To Fly Again 29

The most famous 727, the prototype aircraft which would join United as N7001U, was delivered to the airline in October 1964 having served its time as a Boeing test aircraft....More
Aug 13, 2015
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Aviation Week And The Bomb

Aviation News did not predict how nuclear weapons would change the world. But neither did anyone else....More
Aug 13, 2015
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Collins Radar Takes The Ups And Downs Out Of Flying

Turbulence? Rockwell Collins had a solution for those bumpy rides in the early 80s with its WXR-700 Doppler Weather Radar....More
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