Dan Katz

Dan Katz
Program Dossier: KC-46 Pegasus 


Definition:  The KC-46 Pegasus is a U.S. air-refueling tanker that is expected to reach initial operating capability (IOC) around 2017. It is produced by Boeing

Highlights From Turkey's 2015 International Defence Industry Fair
Aviation Week's Dan Katz shares these photo highlights from the floor of Turkey's 2015 International Defence Industry Fair.
Photo Gallery: Navy League Conference Floor 1
Here are some photos that Aviation Week's Dan Katz took on the floor of the annual Navy League Conference.
B-52H Stratofortress Specs 


B-52H Stratofortress Specs

(See pp. 6-9 for full B-52 Program Dossier)




Program Dossier: B-52 Stratofortress 


Definition:  The B-52 "Stratofortress" is a U.S. long-range, heavy bomber. It was produced by Boeing and continues to be maintained by the company. 


Program Dossier: B-2A Spirit 


Definition:  The B-2A Spirit (often referred to simply as "The Stealth Bomber") is a U.S. low-observable, long-range, heavy bomber. It was built by Northrop Grumman, which remains the prime contractor for its sustainment and modernization. 


Program Dossier: B-1B Lancer 

Definition:  The B-1B Lancer (a.k.a. "The Bone") is a U.S. long-range, heavy bomber. It was produced by Rockwell International and is currently sustained by Boeing.


Special Topics
May 18, 2015

Fire In the Cabin 2

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May 15, 2015

Cardington: Britain’s Airship Heritage 2

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May 11, 2015

NavWeek: China Coastal Catch 8

China last year accelerated its plans to “reclaim” areas like the Spratly Islands, and the Asian giant is banking on its coast guard to protect its disputed maritime stakes in the region, according to the Pentagon....More
May 10, 2015

Ethiopian Airlines Takes Delivery Of Newest 737-800

Ethiopian Airlines' fleet renewal and growth continued this week with the delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 from Seattle. Routing through Washington-Dulles and then Dublin, Ireland, the latest 737NG is Ethiopian's 16th. Since 2010, the East African carrier has taken delivery of 25 Boeing 737/777/787s as well as 13 Bombardier DHC8-Q400 regional turbo aircraft. One of the fastest-growing and most modern of African airlines, Ethiopian also has a burgeoning MRO business....More
May 7, 2015

Vantage Searches For An Advantage 3

It's easy to see why the composite machine turns heads; it sits high on a fighter-jet type landing gear, has a spaceship-like cockpit and those forward-swept wings, which beyond looking awesome, allow for a larger cabin as the main structure for the wings can be behind the seating area....More

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