Aircraft & Engines http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7415/more en NTSB investigates “uncontained engine failure” on SWA 737 http://atwonline.com/engines/ntsb-investigates-uncontained-engine-failure-swa-737 <div class="node-body article-body">A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 diverted Saturday morning after a major engine malfunction, but landed safely without any injuries caused.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/ntsb-investigates-uncontained-engine-failure-swa-737" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/ntsb-investigates-uncontained-engine-failure-swa-737#comments Airlines Engines Daily News Safety Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:38:00 +0000 221991 at http://atwonline.com Southwest Airline Pilots Association ANA: Turbine blade erosion causing 787 engine failures http://atwonline.com/engines/ana-turbine-blade-erosion-causing-787-engine-failures <div class="node-body article-body">Turbine blade erosion is causing engine failures on some of its Boeing 787s and Rolls-Royce is developing a new blade, Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) has told ATW.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/ana-turbine-blade-erosion-causing-787-engine-failures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/ana-turbine-blade-erosion-causing-787-engine-failures#comments Airlines Engines Daily News Safety Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:51:00 +0000 221981 at http://atwonline.com <p>The ANA Boeing 787 Dreamliner is powered by Roll-Royce Trent engines.</p> Wikipedia Commons Rockwell Collins nears finish line with cockpit displays http://atwonline.com/avionics/rockwell-collins-nears-finish-line-cockpit-displays <div class="node-body article-body">Rockwell Collins is planning to deliver the final software load to Boeing for 737 MAX cockpit displays in mid-September, followed by initial deliveries of the final hardware components by year-end.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/avionics/rockwell-collins-nears-finish-line-cockpit-displays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/avionics/rockwell-collins-nears-finish-line-cockpit-displays#comments Avionics Daily News Technology Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:39:00 +0000 221781 at http://atwonline.com <p>737 MAX cockpit</p> Rockwell Collins Atlas Air to provide Boeing 747-400 freighters to FedEx http://atwonline.com/leasing/atlas-air-provide-boeing-747-400-freighters-fedex <div class="node-body article-body">Purchase, New York-based Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings announced Aug. 24 an agreement to supply air cargo carrier FedEx Express with five Boeing 747-400 freighter aircraft during the December peak-flying seasons of 2017 through 2021.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/leasing/atlas-air-provide-boeing-747-400-freighters-fedex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/leasing/atlas-air-provide-boeing-747-400-freighters-fedex#comments Airlines Daily News Leasing Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:17:00 +0000 221701 at http://atwonline.com <p>Atlas Air Boeing 747-400</p> Jeff Gilbert Packaging standard for lithium batteries to slip http://atwonline.com/safety/packaging-standard-lithium-batteries-slip <div class="node-body article-body">The first draft of a performance-based packaging standard for lithium-ion batteries will not be ready by November and will likely slip into early 2017, an Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) committee member said Aug. 24.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/packaging-standard-lithium-batteries-slip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/packaging-standard-lithium-batteries-slip#comments Components Daily News ATW On-Location Safety Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:54:00 +0000 221601 at http://atwonline.com <p>Mark Rogers</p> ALPA American winding down MD-80 fleet, retires 20 in single day http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/american-winding-down-md-80-fleet-retires-20-single-day <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines retired 20 MD-80s on Aug. 23 as it continues to wind down an aircraft type that was once a fleet workhorse.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/american-winding-down-md-80-fleet-retires-20-single-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/american-winding-down-md-80-fleet-retires-20-single-day#comments Airlines Daily News Aircraft & Engines Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:35:00 +0000 221551 at http://atwonline.com New air vehicle suffers second-flight mishap http://atwonline.com/airframes/new-air-vehicle-suffers-second-flight-mishap <div class="node-body article-body">The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch said it was launching an enquiry into the incident, which happened at about 11 a.m. local time at the vehicle’s home base, RAF Cardington, north of London.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/new-air-vehicle-suffers-second-flight-mishap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/new-air-vehicle-suffers-second-flight-mishap#comments Airframes Daily News Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:04:00 +0000 221491 at http://atwonline.com <p>The Airlander 10 in its hangar.</p> HAV Launch customer for Boeing 787 marks another milestone http://atwonline.com/airframes/launch-customer-boeing-787-marks-another-milestone <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing and All Nippon Airways (ANA) celebrated the delivery of the airline’s 50th 787 Dreamliner during a ceremony Aug. 17 at Boeing’s Everett Delivery Center in Washington state.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/launch-customer-boeing-787-marks-another-milestone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/launch-customer-boeing-787-marks-another-milestone#comments Airframes Daily News Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:58:00 +0000 221361 at http://atwonline.com <p>ANA&#39;s 50th Dreamliner</p> Boeing Editorial: Onboard safety videos need to change the script http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-onboard-safety-videos-need-change-script <div class="node-body article-body">All 300 people onboard the Emirates Boeing 777 escaped with their lives when the aircraft crash-landed at Dubai Airport and burst into flames. Sadly a firefighter was killed tackling the blaze, but the scale of the tragedy could have been so much larger.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-onboard-safety-videos-need-change-script" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-onboard-safety-videos-need-change-script#comments Airlines Daily News Aircraft & Engines Safety Opinions Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:19:00 +0000 221341 at http://atwonline.com Romania’s Tarom seeks 160- to 190-seat aircraft http://atwonline.com/airframes/romania-s-tarom-seeks-160-190-seat-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">Romanian flag carrier Tarom has issued a call for two 160- to 190-seat aircraft, which it will initially wet lease, before taking dry-leased aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/romania-s-tarom-seeks-160-190-seat-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/romania-s-tarom-seeks-160-190-seat-aircraft#comments Airframes Daily News Fri, 19 Aug 2016 18:30:00 +0000 221221 at http://atwonline.com