From The Archives http://aviationweek.com/blog/1178781/feed Aviation Week is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016. Here, we highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history. en 35 Years Ago in Aviation Week: First Flight of the Northrop F-5G Tigershark http://aviationweek.com/blog/35-years-ago-aviation-week-first-flight-northrop-f-5g-tigershark <div class="node-body blog-body">The first flight of the Northrop F-5G Tigershark – soon rebranded as the F-20 – was featured on our cover in September, 1982, attaining a speed of Mach 1.04 during a 40 min. flight from Edwards AFB, California. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/35-years-ago-aviation-week-first-flight-northrop-f-5g-tigershark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/35-years-ago-aviation-week-first-flight-northrop-f-5g-tigershark#comments A Century of Aviation Week From The Archives Wed, 13 Sep 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1683271 at http://aviationweek.com 88 Years Ago In Aviation Week: National Air Races http://aviationweek.com/blog/88-years-ago-aviation-week-national-air-races <div class="node-body blog-body">Just weeks before the stock market crash that triggered the Great Depression, the aviation world’s eyes were on the 1929 National Air Races, held in Cleveland from August 24 to September 2. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/88-years-ago-aviation-week-national-air-races" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/88-years-ago-aviation-week-national-air-races#comments A Century of Aviation Week From The Archives Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:30:00 +0000 1678631 at http://aviationweek.com John Glenn's 1962 Mercury Pilot Report For Aviation Week http://aviationweek.com/blog/john-glenns-1962-mercury-pilot-report-aviation-week <div class="node-body blog-body">In 1962, John Glenn wrote a detailed pilot report for Aviation Week after his historic and harrowing flight in Mercury’s Friendship 7. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/john-glenns-1962-mercury-pilot-report-aviation-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/john-glenns-1962-mercury-pilot-report-aviation-week#comments A Century of Aviation Week To Orbit – And Beyond Space Global From The Archives Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1395201 at http://aviationweek.com When Aviation Week Was Accused of Treason -- The Back Story Revealed http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-aviation-week-was-accused-treason-back-story-revealed <div class="node-body blog-body">A 1957 revelation that the U.S. was tracking Soviet missile launches from a secret radar in Turkey has its roots in sleuthing of students from Kettering Grammar School in the UK.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-aviation-week-was-accused-treason-back-story-revealed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-aviation-week-was-accused-treason-back-story-revealed#comments Scoops A Century of Aviation Week Defense Space From The Archives Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:59:00 +0000 1502781 at http://aviationweek.com When Aviation Week Was Accused Of Treason http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-aviation-week-was-accused-treason <div class="node-body blog-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1">Aviation Week editors routinely get blowback when they write about sensitive topics, and the best example of that may be&nbsp;an October 1957 story that revealed the U.S. had been tracking Russian missile launches from advanced long-range radar units in Turkey. </span></p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-aviation-week-was-accused-treason" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-aviation-week-was-accused-treason#comments Scoops A Century of Aviation Week Defense Space From The Archives Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:27:00 +0000 1501351 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus A-300: This Is The Start Of Something Big (1968) http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-300-start-something-big-1968 <div class="node-body blog-body">The A-300 was touted as quiet, spacious, more efficient and twice as reliable as other airliners of the day.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-300-start-something-big-1968" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-300-start-something-big-1968#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1966 - 1975 Advertisements Through The Ages North America From The Archives Fri, 05 Aug 2016 06:20:00 +0000 1341081 at http://aviationweek.com 707 Flight Testing – And Not Talking About Rolls (1956) http://aviationweek.com/blog/707-flight-testing-and-not-talking-about-rolls-1956 <div class="node-body blog-body">Our 1956 test pilot story goes into great detail about the overall impressive handling capabilities of the Boeing 707. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/707-flight-testing-and-not-talking-about-rolls-1956" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/707-flight-testing-and-not-talking-about-rolls-1956#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1956 - 1965 Wings Around The World From The Archives Fri, 05 Aug 2016 05:45:00 +0000 1257971 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Week Exclusively Details Boeing's Project X - The 707 (1953) http://aviationweek.com/blog/aviation-week-exclusively-details-boeings-project-x-707-1953 <div class="node-body blog-body">In June 1953, Aviation Week was the first publication to detail Boeing's effort to develop the company’s first passenger jet, the 707 or “Project X.”</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/aviation-week-exclusively-details-boeings-project-x-707-1953" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/aviation-week-exclusively-details-boeings-project-x-707-1953#comments Scoops A Century of Aviation Week 1946 - 1955 Wings Around The World North America From The Archives Thu, 04 Aug 2016 06:20:00 +0000 1327441 at http://aviationweek.com 50 Years Ago In Aviation Week http://aviationweek.com/blog/50-years-ago-aviation-week <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week’s Aug. 1, 1966 edition chronicled the launch of the 490-seat Boeing 747, the joining of the first 737, and a story about a jet-powered train.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/50-years-ago-aviation-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/50-years-ago-aviation-week#comments A Century of Aviation Week Commercial Aviation From The Archives Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:53:00 +0000 1490861 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Week Photo Contest Offers Rich Tradition (1992) http://aviationweek.com/blog/aviation-week-photo-contest-offers-rich-tradition-1992 <div class="node-body blog-body">The Aviation Week Photo Contest has been a place for excellent photography in all phases of aviation and aerospace for almost a quarter of our history.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/aviation-week-photo-contest-offers-rich-tradition-1992" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/aviation-week-photo-contest-offers-rich-tradition-1992#comments 1986 - 1995 From The Archives Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:56:00 +0000 1486581 at http://aviationweek.com