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Feb 27, 2015
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Podcast: Flight Tracking One Year After MH370

Aviation Week editors discuss the ongoing search for MH370 and the outlook for changes to flight tracking....More
Feb 20, 2015
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Podcast: Saving Bombardier

Aviation Week editors talk about what’s ailing Bombardier in commercial and business aviation and its move to bring in aerospace veteran Alain Bellemare to fix things....More
Aviation Week & Space Technology

In an uncertain business environment, there are nonetheless several helicopters and a commercial tiltrotor in development. Bell Helicopter has returned to the light single-turbine market it once dominated with the Model 206 JetRanger and is developing the five-seat Model 505 Jet Ranger X, seen here in flight test near Montreal, with certification expected by year-end. Bell Helicopter photograph by Pierre Seager. Also in this issue are reports on flight tracking, Japan’s defense exports and the Single European Sky.

 

 

 

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Mar 2, 2015
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1969: The Concorde's Hopeful First Flight 1

On March 2, 1969, Aviation Week’s Donald Fink was on hand to witness the first flight of the supersonic Anglo-French Concorde in Toulouse, France....More
Mar 1, 2015
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U.S. Spacewalkers Complete Space Station Docking Port Antenna Installations, Cable Extensions 2

"That was an amazing effort," said NASA spacewalker Terry Virts....More
Feb 27, 2015
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NavWeek: Running With the Pac

The general feeling among many of China’s naval neighbors and in U.S. military circles is that China has been turning into a bit of a bully in (re)staking territorial claims in the seas off its coasts....More
Feb 27, 2015
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A400M Faces Production Challenges in 2015

Initially, Airbus was supposed to deliver 22 aircraft to at least four customers this year....More
Feb 27, 2015
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Pilot Report: Flying The Embraer 170 (2003)

Former Editor-in-Chief Dave North wrote pilot reports on more than 120 aircraft during his career at Aviation Week. His visits to Embraer began in 1978, long before the Brazilian company’s privatization and emergence as a powerhouse in regional jets. Here, he recalls his Embraer experiences, culminating in a test flight of the E170....More
Feb 26, 2015
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France's Defense Procurement Agency Saved By Rafale Sale

French exports were up in 2014, but the year ahead brings uncertainty....More
Feb 25, 2015
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Inside The Roc's Lair 17

A rare glimpse of the world's largest aircraft under assembly in Mojave, California...More
Feb 25, 2015
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Pilot Report: Aviation Week Flies The Lockheed Martin U-2 (1999)

In 1999 Aviation Week's former Editor-in-Chief reached the highest altitude he had ever flown, in a U-2. Read his pilot report....More

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