16 hours ago
Photos show the glory days of Pan Am, a symbol of a bygone era of luxurious air travel before the airline went bust 29 years ago

Nothing at all like today being packed in like sardines

https://www.businessinsider.sg/pan-am-photos-show-airline-glory-days-2020-1/

Pan American World Airways was once the world's largest international airline, and is remembered for its glamorous cabins, passengers, and crew.

2 days ago
3D Printed B787 Jet Engine Model with Thrust Reverser - Aviation Humor

Haha need one of these 🙂

This went from “Sounds like a cheap plastic toy” to “Holy cr*p I want this so much” in like 10 seconds. And it sounds like my PC during summer. I just hope I will never hear the words ... See more

2 days ago
Aviation Humor

Cool old bird

Big airliner for today, let alone 1949!

4 days ago
Lufthansa Weighs Listing of Stake in Jet-Maintenance Unit

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-01-22/lufthansa-is-said-to-mull-listing-of-jet-maintenance-business

Deutsche Lufthansa AG is considering selling stock in its jet-aircraft maintenance businesses to fund the unit’s expansion and help boost the airline group’s market value, according to people ... See more

4 days ago
College or $70,000 a year? Aviation industry scrambles for mechanics as retirements loom

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/03/airlines-search-for-young-mechanics-as-retirement-wave-looms

The aviation industry is facing a wave of retirements and is recruiting students who haven't graduated high school to fill the ranks. Salaries in their early 20s can top $70,000.

1 week ago
Aviation Humor

Haha

Top “Tell Me Again Why I Lost My Job?” Moments Collection

1 week ago
Scholarship

https://www.pama.org/scholarship.html#/.

PAMA Scholarships available.

PAMA provides scholarships and awards to aviation maintenance professionals. The application deadline for all scholarships is March 15. Recipients will be announced at the Aerospace Maintenance...

1 week ago
The L-1011 was an over-engineered masterpiece

https://www.avgeekery.com/the-l-1011-was-an-over-engineered-masterpiece/

Engine issues and late entry to market kept Lockheed from reaching their full commercial potential The early 1970s was a magnificent era in aviation. Big was 'in' as airplane manufacturers explored a ... See more

2 weeks ago
Boeing Employees Mocked F.A.A. and ‘Clowns’ Who Designed 737 Max

Wow not good
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/09/business/boeing-737-messages.html

The company expressed regret at the embarrassing communications it sent to investigators on Thursday, which included a comment that “this airplane is designed by clowns, who are in turn supervised ... See more

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