Boeing Scores $1.3 Billion Contract for 777 Jet

Boeing has signed a $1.3 billion contract to deliver four 777 jets to Ethiopian Airlines. The two companies made the announcement during the Dubai Air Show. Held twice a year in the country of its namesake, the Dubai Air Show … Read More

Airbus Takes Over Bombardier Project

Last month, the European jet maker Airbus announced plans to revive the Bombardier C Series program. According to CNN, Boeing claimed that Bombardier had sold up to 150 units of the jet to Delta Air Lines at absurdly low prices. … Read More

Increased Drone Sightings Prompt FAA Action

With more than 250 reports of drone sightings a month, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is taking emergency action to regulate the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in restricted areas. As explained by Independent, drones post a very … Read More

Boeing Soars Ahead with Record Number of Deliveries

Amidst a heated battle with competitor Airbus, Boeing has posted strong earnings for the third quarter of 2017. Reports indicate the commercial airline company earned $1.85 billion, which is more than analysts were expecting. So, what does this mean for … Read More

FAA Considering Banning Laptops in Checked Luggage

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is considering banning all laptops, tablets and similar electronic devices with lithium-ion batteries from checked luggage. The concern comes from the lithium-ion batteries, which are commonly used in personal electronic devices. According to the … Read More

If Smoking is Prohibited, Why Do Airplanes Have Ashtrays?

This is a question many air travelers ponder. In the past, it was perfectly normal for passengers to smoke cigarettes or cigars during mid-flight. However, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) banned smoking on all domestic flights with a travel time … Read More

Meet Monroe: Pete Sckipp

How long have you been at Monroe, and what do you do here? I have been on the Monroe Aerospace team for about 10 years. I currently oversee the day to day for the Sales team. Describe your background: I … Read More

Boeing Moves Ahead with 797 Airliner

Boeing is moving ahead with its next-generation middle of the market airliner. Unofficially known as the 797, it’s larger than a narrowbody airliner but still smaller than a widebody (hence the term “middle of the market”). So, when you can … Read More

FAA to Investigate Airbus A380 Engines After Midair Failure

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has opened an investigation into the Airbus A380 engines following an incident last month in which one of the superjumbo engines exploded during flight in midair. Produced by Airbus, the A380 is a double-deck , … Read More