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Jan 12, 2017

Trump Probably Won’t Cancel F-35. Just Ask Jim Mattis143

Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of Defense, retired Gen. James Mattis, provided a simple explanation for the President-Elect's muddled comments....More
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Dec 26, 2016

Russian Ships, Drones Comb Tu-154 Crash Site22

Russian ships, submarines, drones and divers are working day and night off the coast of Sochi to recover 92 victims and aircraft debris from the Dec....More
Dec 23, 2016

Last Of The Bohicans

The Bundeswehr has released a video of 18 Bo-105 helicopters bidding farewell by flying in formation from their base in Celle, northern Germany, Dec....More
Dec 22, 2016

Did Trump and Putin Resume the Cold War? 

Trump pledges to make America's nuclear weapons great again after Putin promised a strong strategic force for Russia....More
Dec 21, 2016

Trump Meets With Boeing, Lockheed CEOs, DOD Brass35

President-elect Donald Trump met with the CEOs of top aerospace firms Boeing and Lockheed Martin as well as a group of top Pentagon brass on....More
Dec 19, 2016

JPO Chief Defends F-35 Program After Trump Tweet58

Lockheed Martin’s F-35 stealth fighter took a lot of heat last week when president-elect Donald Trump slammed the program as “out of control.” But....More
Dec 12, 2016

Lockheed Stock Drops Sharply After Trump's F-35 Tweet6

Lockheed Martin's shares dropped sharply Dec. 12 after Donald Trump slammed the company's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) for "out of control" costs....More
Dec 11, 2016

Trump Slams 'Out Of Control' F-35213

Donald Trump left the collective defense community quaking in its boots last week after he threatened to cancel Boeing's new Air Force one. Now he's....More
Dec 08, 2016

Northrop Grumman Names Former Air Force Chief Welsh To Board3

Northrop Grumman has named recently retired Gen. Mark Welsh, former U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, to its board of directors, the company announced....More
Dec 08, 2016

Meanwhile, Back In Afghanistan3

Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani and the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, who attended the NATO foreign ministers meeting in....More
Dec 07, 2016

Trump Vows To 'Negotiate' Price Of Boeing's New Air Force One99

Donald Trump vowed early Dec. 7 to "negotiate" the price of Boeing's new Air Force One, pledging to cancel the order if costs don't come down....More
Dec 06, 2016

HEMS/SAR - To The Rescue?

HEMS/SAR helicopter roles look to keep the Helicopter industry moving forward....More
Dec 06, 2016

Trump Wants To Cancel Boeing’s Air Force One116

As Boeing struggles to maintain production of its iconic 747-8 widebody, President-Elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to urge the U.S. Air Force to....More
Dec 05, 2016

Waiting For Trump3

NATO's Warsaw summit in July announced that there will be a summit of allied leaders in Brussels in 2017 and after the election of Donald Trump,....More
Dec 01, 2016

Trump Carrier Impact: Faster Automation13

The president-elect just sped up automation in A&D manufacturing....More
A Century of Aviation Week

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

 

Dec 9, 2016
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John Glenn's 1962 Mercury Pilot Report For Aviation Week 25

In 1962, John Glenn wrote a detailed pilot report for Aviation Week after his historic and harrowing flight in Mercury’s Friendship 7....More
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