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Oct 07, 2015

Floggers, Fishbeds And Albatrosses In L'il Ol' Delaware2

Delaware proudly proclaims itself as The First State, but it's not the first state that springs to mind when you think about air racing, or Russian....More
Sep 30, 2015

PzH 2000 Armored Howitzers For Iron Wolves3

Germany will transfer 21 Panzerhaubitze (PzH) 2000 155 mm armored howitzers and support vehicles to Lithuania under a contract signed between the two....More
Sep 28, 2015

Up Close and Personal with the MiG-2122

Built in vast numbers for the Soviet Union, Warsaw Pact states and other countries with close ties to the Reds during the 60s and 70s, the MiG-21 is....More
Sep 16, 2015

Going Amphibian In Search Of Lesser-Spotted Pennsylvanian Frogfoots1

Four ex-Cezchoslovakian Air Force Su-25 Frogfoots are stored out in the open in Reading, PA, looking very sorry for themselves....More
Sep 15, 2015

Tracking Caribou In The Wild Woods Of New Jersey

A large collection of DHC-4 Caribou are owned by Pen Turbo Aviation in Cape May, many of which have been stored here for almost 20 years....More
Sep 14, 2015

Yo Ho Orion!

The German navy resumed P-3C Orion flights Sept. 14 in support of the EU's Operation Atalanta counter-piracy mission off the Somali coast, providing....More
Sep 14, 2015

Lockheed Targeting Pod: What it Can See4

Lockheed's planned advanced version of the pod adds short-wave infrared, high definition television and an improved image detector resolution....More
Sep 09, 2015

Rheinmetall To Debut High Energy Laser In Europe

German defense company Rheinmetall will exhibit its high energy laser effectors at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair....More
Sep 07, 2015

Russian Fighter Bombers Take Root On Delaware Farm15

It's not every day you stumble across two fairly modern Russian attack aircraft this side of the Atlantic. Aviation week's Nigel Howarth pays a visit....More
Aug 31, 2015

NavWeek: Harbor Sights1

The amount of ink and angst being heaped on China’s maritime rise might make one think this is the first time the Asian Giant ever took to the sea....More
Aug 31, 2015

Belgian NH90 Helicopter Conducts First Rescue Mission

The Belgian NH90 naval version conducted its first rescue mission on Aug. 28, four days after it reached its initial operational capability....More
Aug 28, 2015

F-35s And F-16s Go Dutch6

Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35s and F-16s have been practicing joint operations from Edwards Air Force Base in California....More
Aug 24, 2015

Belgian Navy NH90 Helicopter Ready For Search And Rescue Missions5

Belgium's naval version of the NH90 helicopter, the Caiman, reached its search and rescue initial operational capability at Coxyde on the North Sea....More
Aug 21, 2015

What Do Spy Plane Pilots Eat?14

As flight durations can be lengthy U-2 pilots eat a form of liquidized food through a tube which is inserted into the helmet through a special port....More
Aug 20, 2015

Dutch Warship Escorts Russian Submarine Through North Sea

The Royal Netherlands Navy landing platform dock Zr. Ms. Johan de Witt escorted a new Russian Kilo class submarine through the Netherlands Exclusive....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.


Sep 18, 2015

The U.S.-Russian Moon Landing That Never Happened (1963) 7

U.S. President John F. Kennedy is well known for the 1961 speech to Congress in which he made the Apollo program a national goal. Less remembered is his controversial offer two years later to cooperate with the Soviet Union on a manned lunar landing....More
Sep 10, 2015

Airbus A380 Is Your Hotel In The Sky (2001) 5

In a September 2001 advertisement, Airbus promised to bring glamour back to passenger travel with its new A380, comparing the double-decker airliner to a hotel....More
Sep 9, 2015

Pratt & Whitney's Record Behind the DC-6 Record (1947) 2

Pratt & Whitney takes to the cover of AVIATION to credit its Double Wasp engines for the DC-6's record transatlantic flight....More
Aug 27, 2015

Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 22

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
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