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Apr 24, 2015
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Airbus A380 Makes First Flight (2005) 2

The Airbus A380 made its first flight on April 27, 2005. The story since has been full of ups and downs. See our original coverage from 2005....More
Apr 23, 2015
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Podcast: Brewing Crisis in the Baltic

As NATO and Russia are stepping up air patrols in and around Eastern Europe – including an increasing amount of flights with transponders turned off – aviation safety officials are scrambling to keep the skies safe for commercial airlines....More
Apr 23, 2015
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Airbus, Boeing Delivering Aircraft At The Last Minute? 2

An analysis of Airbus' and Boeing's delivery data from Aviation Week Intelligence Network's Fleet database reveals that both Airbus and Boeing tend to deliver a majority of their aircraft during the second half of each month....More
From The Archives

Aviation Week is approaching its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

Apr 28, 2015
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When the Pentagon First Let Women Fly in Combat (1993) 13

Twenty-two years ago, the U.S. defense secretary proposed allowing women to fly in combat. Now, the first female fighter pilot is a member of Congress....More
Apr 27, 2015
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Looking Ahead, And Back, At U.S. Airline Profits (1959)

Predictions of potential U.S. airline record earnings were made by Aviation Week 56 years ago....More
Apr 27, 2015
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An Early 'Fly-Car' In Aviation Week (1947)

In 1947, Aviation Week covered the fifth Convair "flying automobile" prototype that crashed during test flights....More
Apr 24, 2015
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Airbus A380 Makes First Flight (2005) 2

The Airbus A380 made its first flight on April 27, 2005. The story since has been full of ups and downs. See our original coverage from 2005....More
Apr 14, 2015
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Apollo 13 Story Is Still Gripping After 45 Years (1970) 5

The flight of Apollo 13 in April 1970 was one of the most dramatic events in the history of human spaceflight –- and ultimately one of NASA’s finest hours. For three days, the lives of three astronauts who had been bound for the third lunar landing mission hung in the balance....More
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Apr 28, 2015
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When the Pentagon First Let Women Fly in Combat (1993) 13

Twenty-two years ago, the U.S. defense secretary proposed allowing women to fly in combat. Now, the first female fighter pilot is a member of Congress....More
Apr 27, 2015
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NavWeek: Ready, Willing and Abe

Asia-Pacific watchers agree – there’s a lot riding on this week’s U.S. visit by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....More
Apr 27, 2015
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Looking Ahead, And Back, At U.S. Airline Profits (1959)

Predictions of potential U.S. airline record earnings were made by Aviation Week 56 years ago....More
Apr 25, 2015
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Saturday's Progress 57 Space Station Departure Paves the Way for new Russian Re-supply Mission 1

Progress 59 is scheduled to lift off from Baikonur on Tuesday at 3:09 a.m., EDT, initiating a four orbit, six hour sprint to the International Space Station with three tons of supplies...More
Apr 24, 2015
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Airbus A380 Makes First Flight (2005) 2

The Airbus A380 made its first flight on April 27, 2005. The story since has been full of ups and downs. See our original coverage from 2005....More
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