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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 Afghanistan2

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 One84

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 One113

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 Automation2

The president-elect just sped up automation in A&D manufacturing....More
Nov 30, 2016

Jim Talent Trump’s Top Pick For SecDef?4

Former Sen. Jim Talent of Missouri is emerging as the front runner to be President-Elect Trump’s Secretary of Defense, according to a source advising....More
Nov 21, 2016

NATO Bows To Trump9

Not only leaders of countries around the world but also NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is preparing to work together with the Trump....More
Nov 16, 2016

Pentagon's Top Weapons Tester: F-35 Still Challenged108

Read the full 8-page memo the Pentagon's top weapons tester sent to the Defense Secretary Oct. 14 on his continued concerns about the F-35 program....More
Nov 04, 2016

First Norwegian, Third U.S. F-35 Fly After Insulation Fix4

The first Norwegian F-35 took to the skies today at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., after wrapping up repairs on its coolant lines, Aviation Week has....More
Nov 01, 2016

Meet Boeing's Latest Next-Gen Fighter Concept27

Boeing is out with new concept art for the U.S. Air Force's next-generation fighter jet, a sleek, tail-less design featuring conformal engine inlets....More
Oct 26, 2016

AWACS Against ISIL2

The deputy commander of the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force gave details Oct. 26 on NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg's....More
Oct 25, 2016

NATO Won't Be Trumped4

During his press conference Oct. 26 previewing the NATO defense ministers' meeting Oct. 27-28 in Brussels, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg....More
U.S. Nuclear Triad
Oct 20, 2016

Trump's Nuke Numbers Spotlight U.S. Warhead Dip74

The nuclear warhead gap between the U.S. and Russia has widened to 429 in Moscow's favor as the February 2018 treaty deadline for reducing the bomb....More
A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. 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 17

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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