In Partnership With

May 15, 2017

737 MAX PILOT REPORT

Evolved to the Max

AVIONICS

Feeling FBW

InsideMRO Airframes

Top 10 Airframe MROs

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737 MAX PILOT REPORT

Evolved to the Max

There is more to Boeing’s MAX than new engines, but it is still a 737, our pilot finds

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AVIONICS

Feeling FBW

High-tech 1940s-era general aviation aircraft are now a learning tool for test pilots and flight-test engineers

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InsideMRO Airframes

Top 10 Airframe MROs

ST Aerospace, HAECO Group or Lufthansa Technik top the list, depending on metrics used

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TECHNOLOGY

Vertical Airbus

Airframe components arrive, subscale models fly: Airbus A3’s electric VTOL makes progress

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InsideMRO Workforce

Attracting Technical Talent

MROs and airlines are moving to mitigate the mechanic shortage

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InsideMRO Technology

Managing Data Riches

Greater inflight bandwidth through satellite connectivity is bringing big changes to MRO

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Diamond Cutter

Satellite-based ADS-B could aid free flight over oceans

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Fortune Favors the Bold

North American hybrid low-cost carriers plan fleet changes for future expansion

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SPACE

Kuiper Belt Observatory

Pluto probe exploring Kuiper Belt en route to its next flyby target

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InsideMRO Airline Insight

Kenya Airways

Operation Pride was launched more than a year ago to help Kenya Airways (KQ) achieve financial recovery. The most recent cost-cutting deal (in March) was the sale and leaseback of two Boeing 737-700s, arranged by Air Partner. What is the progress on this to date?
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