UPS updates A300s

UPS updates A300s

UPS has a fleet of 53 A300s and the first has just been handed back to the airline with a new flight deck.  The new flight deck sports the Honeywell Primus as seen below. The picture below that shows what the original flight deck looked like. The work has been...

Payload and Fuel Burn

What happens when you decide to treat people as payload?  The DoT allows for an average weight of 209 pounds per passenger. So, doing some math, we can get the weight of people, their bags and the mail.  Then divide all this by gallons of fuel and some neat numbers...

UPS Flight Forward Presentation

Bala Ganesh, VP Advanced Technology Group, UPS provided a look back at where UPS came from in the early days, then discussed the process for being certificated as a Part 135 airlines, with a look to the future of UPS Forward Flight. He continued the discussion of UAM...