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

Google’s Project Loon to Restore Cell Service in Puerto Rico

Causing an estimated $95 billion in damages in Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria has wreaked havoc on the U.S. island. Its strong winds uprooted trees, toppled buildings and brought several feet of flood waters. It’s been several weeks since Maria hit, … Read More

NASA and Lockheed Martin to Design Hypersonic X-Plane

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Lockheed Martin are looking to produce a new airplane that’s capable of flying faster than the speed of sound. Dubbed the X-Plane, it could possible transform the way in which we travel. … Read More