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Sep 04, 2012

Vulcan at 60

It’s a year of diamond anniversary celebrations for two Cold War warriors. In April the US Air Force marked the 60th anniversary of the first flight....More
Aug 31, 2012

8/31 Frago: Late Edition

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Aug 31, 2012

8/31 Frago

+ Recalibrating the Defense Budget + Army mobilizes for first financial audit in its history + Rafale MMRCA Deal: Last Minute Glitches?....More
Aug 31, 2012

8/30 Frago

+ Iraq takes delivery of final batch of US tanks + RAF Surveillance Aircraft Clock Up 20,000 Flying Hours....More
Aug 31, 2012

RNLAF F-16s Intercept Airliner

Two Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) F-16s yesterday intercepted an Airbus jetliner with which radio contact had been lost.  Dutch Ministry of....More
Aug 30, 2012

8/30 Frago: Late Edition

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Aug 30, 2012

Czech Gripen Baltic Airspace Policing Encore

Four Czech air force JAS-39 Gripen fighters will take over NATO's air policing of the Baltic states on 1 September. The Gripens land at Lithuania's....More
Aug 30, 2012

10/29 Frago: Late Edition

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Aug 29, 2012

Swiss Detail Gripen Agreement With Sweden

Switzerland is to lease 11 Saab JAS 39C/Ds from Sweden to bridge the gap until deliveries of its 22 single-seat JAS 39E next-generation Gripens begin....More
Aug 29, 2012

8/29 Frago

+ Pentagon's Testing Czar Questions F-35 Program's OTE Plan + What Good Are Acts of War If You Don’t Get Credit For Them?....More
Aug 29, 2012

8/27 Frago

+ U.S. Spies Summon Star Wars for 3D Hologram Displays + SR-71: Faster than a Speeding Bullet....More
Aug 29, 2012

Sweden Announces Gripen E/F Plans

Sweden plans to buy 40-60 Saab JAS 39E/F fighters after reaching agreement on joint development, acquisition and operation of the next-generation....More
Aug 28, 2012

8/28 Frago: Late Edition

+ Today's AvWeek stories Israel Preparing Crews For C-130J Transports Inhofe Sees Republican Win Reversing Defense Cuts + Marines Must Live With....More
Aug 28, 2012

8/28 Frago

+ Video: Pentagon builds chameleon robots + Institutional Post-War PTSD....More
Aug 27, 2012

8/27 Frago: Late Edition

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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.

 

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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
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