Dan Katz

Dan Katz
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.


Requirements Dossier: F-3 



Name: F-3


Description: The F-3 is the provisional name for Japan’s indigenous, fifth-generation fighter program. 

Program Dossier: Sukhoi Flanker 


Definition:  The Sukhoi Su-27, Su-30, Su-33, Su-34 and Su-35 are variants of a fourth-generation, Russian twin-engine fighter bearing the NATO codename "Flanker." They are built by the Sukhoi Design Bureau.


Program Dossier: A-10 Thunderbolt II 


Program Dossier: A-10 Thunderbolt II

Definition:  The A-10 Thunderbolt II, better known by its nickname "Warthog," is a U.S. close air support and forward air control fighter (in this secondary mission, it operates under the designation OA-10). It was built by Fairchild Republic Co. and is now sustained by Northrop Grumman. 

On the Floor at AUSA Part 2
This is the second gallery featuring some of the things Aviation Week editors saw at the Association of the U.S. Army show in Washington this week photographed by Dan Katz, Aviation Week Intelligence Network Defense Data Analyst.
Mar 4, 2015

1957: Broken Arrow 12

The most capable interceptor of the 1960s might not have been American or Russian, or even British, French or Swedish....More
Mar 2, 2015

1969: The Concorde's Hopeful First Flight 2

On March 2, 1969, Aviation Week’s Donald Fink was on hand to witness the first flight of the supersonic Anglo-French Concorde in Toulouse, France....More
Mar 1, 2015

U.S. Spacewalkers Complete Space Station Docking Port Antenna Installations, Cable Extensions 4

"That was an amazing effort," said NASA spacewalker Terry Virts....More
Feb 27, 2015

NavWeek: Running With the Pac

The general feeling among many of China’s naval neighbors and in U.S. military circles is that China has been turning into a bit of a bully in (re)staking territorial claims in the seas off its coasts....More
Feb 27, 2015

A400M Faces Production Challenges in 2015

Initially, Airbus was supposed to deliver 22 aircraft to at least four customers this year....More
Feb 27, 2015

Pilot Report: Flying The Embraer 170 (2003)

Former Editor-in-Chief Dave North wrote pilot reports on more than 120 aircraft during his career at Aviation Week. His visits to Embraer began in 1978, long before the Brazilian company’s privatization and emergence as a powerhouse in regional jets. Here, he recalls his Embraer experiences, culminating in a test flight of the E170....More
Feb 26, 2015

France's Defense Procurement Agency Saved By Rafale Sale

French exports were up in 2014, but the year ahead brings uncertainty....More
Feb 25, 2015

Inside The Roc's Lair 18

A rare glimpse of the world's largest aircraft under assembly in Mojave, California...More

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