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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
Aug 12, 2015

Netherlands Deploys First Ocean-Going Patrol Vessel Against Somali Pirates2

The Royal Netherlands Navy is deploying the Zr. Ms. Groningen ocean-going patrol vessel to the Somali coast to participate in the European Union's....More
Jul 31, 2015

Exercise Indradhanush: Flankers And Typhoons Battle In British Skies28

The British Royal Air Force and Indian Air Force have hailed the success of a major exercise which saw the deployment of four Sukhoi Su-30MKI ‘....More
Jul 24, 2015

Indian Air Force Arrives For Exercise Indradhanush8

The Indian Air Force has arrived in the U.K. to take part in Exercise Indradhanush (Rainbow), a bilateral air and ground exercise which will see....More
Jul 22, 2015

Belgian F-16s Contribute To Air Strikes Against ISIS

Belgium has published the results of its nine months participating in air strikes against the so-called Islamic State during Operation Desert Falcon....More
Jul 20, 2015

A400M Appears In Mission Impossible 53

The A400M stunt in the latest Mission Impossible movie has created quite a buzz and is the latest notable example of aerospace product placement in....More
Jul 19, 2015

NavWeek: Beach Bash

Though a biennial naval drill between the U.S. and Australian going back about a decade, this year’s exercise is the first since the first major....More
Jul 15, 2015

German A400M Airborne Again2

The German A400M took off from Wunstorf air base July 14 after being grounded for two months following the crash of an A400M in Seville. Luftwaffe....More
Jul 15, 2015

Kawasaki P-1 Flies At Air Tattoo45

Japan's Kawasaki P-1 makes its first flight rehearsals in readiness for the Royal International Air Tattoo....More
Jul 06, 2015

Behind That F-35 Air Combat Report117

The leaked report criticizing the F-35's energy maneuverability is news in itself. But it points to a continuing, 30-year-old debate about the future....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.

 

Jan 31, 2016
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Tupolev 104: Harsh Proof Of Rapid Soviet Progress (1956) 18

Since little detail was available of the Russian design and built Tupolev 104, a profile was compiled for Aviation Week, based entirely on observations from photographs, experts such as engineers knowledgeable in typical Russian aircraft design and of its landing at London Airport....More
Jan 28, 2016
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A Near View Of French Aviators (1917) 2

Some of the largest battles of the First World War were taking place in France when Aviation Week was first published....More
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