From The Archives http://aviationweek.com/blog/1178781/feed en 1969: The Concorde's Hopeful First Flight http://aviationweek.com/blog/1969-concordes-hopeful-first-flight <div class="node-body blog-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/1969-concordes-hopeful-first-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1969-concordes-hopeful-first-flight#comments 100 Year Archives Commercial Aviation From The Archives Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:36:00 +0000 1268751 at http://aviationweek.com Pilot Report: Flying The Embraer 170 (2003) http://aviationweek.com/blog/pilot-report-flying-embraer-170-2003 <div class="node-body blog-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/pilot-report-flying-embraer-170-2003" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/pilot-report-flying-embraer-170-2003#comments 100 Year Archives From The Archives Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:04:00 +0000 1267471 at http://aviationweek.com Pilot Report: Aviation Week Flies The Lockheed Martin U-2 (1999) http://aviationweek.com/blog/pilot-report-aviation-week-flies-lockheed-martin-u-2-1999 <div class="node-body blog-body">In 1999 Aviation Week's former Editor-in-Chief reached the highest altitude he had ever flown, in a U-2. Read his pilot report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/pilot-report-aviation-week-flies-lockheed-martin-u-2-1999" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/pilot-report-aviation-week-flies-lockheed-martin-u-2-1999#comments 100 Year Archives From The Archives Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:35:00 +0000 1266861 at http://aviationweek.com 1973: Automating Airline Systems, Ring! http://aviationweek.com/blog/1973-automating-airline-systems-ring <div class="node-body blog-body">What could airlines do in 1973 to cut maintenance costs? Embrace technology like computers and automated test equipment!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/1973-automating-airline-systems-ring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1973-automating-airline-systems-ring#comments 100 Year Archives MRO Global From The Archives Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:32:00 +0000 1265221 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Pictures from cutting-edge MRO article featured in the AW&amp;ST Oct. 22, 1973 issue.</p> 33 Years Ago – Boeing 757 Makes First Flight (1982) http://aviationweek.com/blog/33-years-ago-boeing-757-makes-first-flight-1982 <div class="node-body blog-body">The Boeing 757 made its first flight on Feb. 19, 1982, and it was not without its challenges. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/33-years-ago-boeing-757-makes-first-flight-1982" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/33-years-ago-boeing-757-makes-first-flight-1982#comments 100 Year Archives Commercial Aviation From The Archives Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:57:00 +0000 1264421 at http://aviationweek.com Southwest Airlines’ “Hot Pants” and “Love Potions.” (1971) http://aviationweek.com/blog/southwest-airlines-hot-pants-and-love-potions-1971 <div class="node-body blog-body">Southwest Airlines made the cover of Aviation Week & Space Technology just three months after it began flying between Dallas-Houston and Dallas-San Antonio. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/southwest-airlines-hot-pants-and-love-potions-1971" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/southwest-airlines-hot-pants-and-love-potions-1971#comments 100 Year Archives From The Archives Tue, 17 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1262761 at http://aviationweek.com Cover-to-Cover: Summer of Apollo 11 (1969) http://aviationweek.com/blog/cover-cover-summer-apollo-11-1969 <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week has covered scores of technological triumphs over its history, but no achievement received as much prominence as the Apollo 11 moon landing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/cover-cover-summer-apollo-11-1969" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/cover-cover-summer-apollo-11-1969#comments 100 Year Archives Space From The Archives Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:10:00 +0000 1261881 at http://aviationweek.com 52 Years Ago Today: Boeing 727 Takes Flight (1963) http://aviationweek.com/blog/52-years-ago-today-boeing-727-takes-flight-1963 <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week & Space Technology, which had written extensively on the 727’s rollout three months earlier, gave only cursory coverage to the test flight: a single page of three photos in our Feb. 18, 1963 edition. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/52-years-ago-today-boeing-727-takes-flight-1963" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/52-years-ago-today-boeing-727-takes-flight-1963#comments 100 Year Archives Commercial Aviation From The Archives Mon, 09 Feb 2015 18:23:00 +0000 1258961 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></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 100 Year Archives From The Archives Fri, 06 Feb 2015 06:45:00 +0000 1257971 at http://aviationweek.com The Long Sordid Path To KC-46 (2011) http://aviationweek.com/blog/long-sordid-path-kc-46-2011 <div class="node-body blog-body">What should have been a straightforward integration to modify a commercial jet with refueling and cargo systems evolved into the procurement scandal that has scarred –- and some fear defined -– a generation of Air Force procurement experts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/long-sordid-path-kc-46-2011" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/long-sordid-path-kc-46-2011#comments 100 Year Archives Defense From The Archives Mon, 02 Feb 2015 11:04:00 +0000 1254871 at http://aviationweek.com Supersonic Scoop (1947) http://aviationweek.com/blog/supersonic-scoop-1947 <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week scored one of the biggest aerospace scoops of the 20th century when on December 22, 1947, it revealed that the fabled sound barrier had been broken by U.S. Air Force Capt. Charles ‘Chuck’ Yeager in the Bell XS-1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/supersonic-scoop-1947" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/supersonic-scoop-1947#comments 100 Year Archives From The Archives Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:45:00 +0000 1254051 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing 777 -- Unveiling A Design Classic (1990) http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-777-unveiling-design-classic-1990 <div class="node-body blog-body">No matter how you gauge the success of Boeing’s 777, whether in terms of sales, profitability, safety, versatility, longevity or derivatives, few can argue the remarkable impact the twinjet has made on the industry since entering service almost 20 years ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-777-unveiling-design-classic-1990" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-777-unveiling-design-classic-1990#comments 100 Year Archives Commercial Aviation From The Archives Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1251461 at http://aviationweek.com When Lockheed Martin Won The JSF Award (2001) http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-lockheed-martin-won-jsf-award-2001 <div class="node-body blog-body">During its nearly 100 years of coverage, Aviation Week & Space Technology has covered many controversial programs. Perhaps none has been as big in terms of sheer value and global reach as the nine-nation, stealthy F-35 fighter project.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-lockheed-martin-won-jsf-award-2001" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-lockheed-martin-won-jsf-award-2001#comments 100 Year Archives Defense From The Archives Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:41:00 +0000 1251391 at http://aviationweek.com The Case Of The Missing F-117 Parts (2001) http://aviationweek.com/blog/case-missing-f-117-parts-2001 <div class="node-body blog-body">How AW&ST found out what had happened to the remains of a shot-down F-117. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/case-missing-f-117-parts-2001" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/case-missing-f-117-parts-2001#comments Defense From The Archives Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:12:00 +0000 1248391 at http://aviationweek.com Relax On Your Way To LAX (1966) http://aviationweek.com/blog/relax-your-way-lax-1966 <div class="node-body blog-body">Some things don’t change. In the 48 years since this article on road congestion at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was published, traffic around the airport remains a concern, and anxious travelers still fret about how to get from downtown L.A. to LAX.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/relax-your-way-lax-1966" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/relax-your-way-lax-1966#comments 100 Year Archives Commercial Aviation From The Archives Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:16:00 +0000 1248331 at http://aviationweek.com