Rarely is much attention paid to one of the most important design aspects of modern jet engines: The cowlings. Aviation safety expert David J. Williams explores the history and development of the modern engine enclosure.
Every accident is scrutinized and evaluated. Eastern Flight 902 is the one exceptional case of what can be learned from an airplane that did not crash but safely flew away.
In a market already crowded with the 777-300, the key for China Airlines is its revolutionized interior, designed by highly acclaimed Taiwanese architect Ray Chen.
China Eastern Airlines took delivery of its first 777-300ER on Wednesday. NYCAviation was there to take a look at the airline’s new aircraft and new look.
This article originally appeared on AirlineReporter.com. It’s true, people vehemently despise Spirit Airlines. Just the mention of the company elicits emotion-filled horror stories. Indeed they have a solid 1 out of 5 star rating on TripAdvisor, and they are frequently found at, or near, the top of various “worst airline” rankings. In direct contrast to […]
Each September, the leaders of the world converge on New York City for what is known as UN Week. The many VIP aircraft that arrive during this time make this week a plane spotter’s paradise. Here is a look at where you should go to join in the fun and what you might see.
Late Tuesday afternoon, NASA announced the selection of Boeing and SpaceX as the two spacecraft providers for the Commercial Crew Program. Flights are expected to begin by the middle of 2017.
The Annual SimpliFlying Awards for Social Media Excellence were held last Friday in Brooklyn, NY. Take a look at who was recognized and what they have done.
Frontier Airlines today unveiled a new livery that pays homage to its history, commitment to its customers and desire to move forward.
Southwest Airlines unveiled a new livery and logo Monday morning as part of a rebranding effort being undertaken by the Dallas-based airline.
A private aircraft that departed Rochester, New York, intending to land in Naples, Florida, crashes off of the coast of Jamaica after becoming unresponsive to air traffic control.
Having experienced Etihad first class (and perhaps less fortunate to experience its economy class), I had a chance to try its Pearl Business Class cabin.
Sightseeing helicopter tours are an increasingly popular attraction for NYC tourists. However they have also become increasingly unpopular among local residents and politicians, who are calling for them to be banned.
The last surviving crewmember from the Hindenburg Disaster has died at the age of 92. He was just days shy of his 15th birthday when the airship crashed.
Chicago-based Boeing today announced its latest order from BOC Aviation. The order from Boeing consists of 50 737 MAX 8s, 30 Next-Generation 737-800s and two 777-300ERs (Extended Range).
As hundreds of onlookers watched, the 171,860 pound (86 ton) space shuttle Independence replica gently rose off its mobile transporter and onto the the NASA905 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.