Cranky on the Web: The 747 at 50, More on the CRJ550, Suing Over Hidden City Ticketing

Cranky on the Web: The 747 at 50, More on the CRJ550, Suing Over Hidden City Ticketing

50 Years On, Boeing’s 747 Is Fighting for SurvivalPopularĀ Mechanics
I was asked to comment for a piece on the 50th anniversary of the 747. This celebration has turned into quite a bittersweet affair. It’s amazing to be able to say that an airplane (in some form) is … Read the post

Holy Engine Problems, Batman

Holy Engine Problems, Batman

And now for a brief lesson on aircraft engines.

This is what a GE CF34-3B1 engine on a Mesa Airlines CRJ in America West Express colors is supposed to look like.

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Now, here’s a picture of that same type of engine after a flight from … Read the post

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