From The Archives http://aviationweek.com/blog/1178781/feed en Higher: 100 Years of Boeing - Book Review http://aviationweek.com/blog/higher-100-years-boeing-book-review <div class="node-body blog-body">To mark the milestone of Boeing's centenary in 2016, Russ Banham has written ‘Higher: 100 Years of Boeing’ – a lavishly illustrated and meticulously researched overview of the aerospace giant’s first century.</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/higher-100-years-boeing-book-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/higher-100-years-boeing-book-review#comments A Century of Aviation Week From The Archives Mon, 20 Jul 2015 09:13:00 +0000 1334421 at http://aviationweek.com F-35s to Iran? http://aviationweek.com/blog/f-35s-iran <div class="node-body blog-body">In 1977, Aviation Week published a two-page photo spread of Grumman F-14s being displayed in a flyby for the Shah of Iran, Riza Pahlavi.</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/f-35s-iran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/f-35s-iran#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1976 - 1985 North America From The Archives Fri, 17 Jul 2015 06:20:00 +0000 1333741 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing Two For One Advertisement (1972) http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-two-one-advertisement-1972 <div class="node-body blog-body">Two 727-​200's cost less than one Airbus. That was the claim made by Boeing, which placed this ad in Aviation Week & Space Technology in 1972 promoting the cost and performance advantages of the tri-jet.</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-two-one-advertisement-1972" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-two-one-advertisement-1972#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1966 - 1975 Advertisements Through The Ages North America From The Archives Wed, 08 Jul 2015 06:20:00 +0000 1329911 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> <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/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 A Century of Aviation Week 1946 - 1955 Wings Around The World North America From The Archives Mon, 29 Jun 2015 06:20:00 +0000 1327441 at http://aviationweek.com 1961 BAC One-Eleven Advertisement http://aviationweek.com/blog/1961-bac-one-eleven-advertisement <div class="node-body blog-body">Soon after the public launch of the One-Eleven with launch customer British United Airways, BAC took out a four-page ad in the August 28, 1961 issue of Aviation Week. </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/1961-bac-one-eleven-advertisement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1961-bac-one-eleven-advertisement#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1956 - 1965 Advertisements Through The Ages North America From The Archives Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:20:00 +0000 1326131 at http://aviationweek.com 1963 Lockheed C-130 Advertisement http://aviationweek.com/blog/1963-lockheed-c-130-advertisement <div class="node-body blog-body">How much work can a big airlifter do?</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/1963-lockheed-c-130-advertisement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1963-lockheed-c-130-advertisement#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1956 - 1965 Advertisements Through The Ages North America From The Archives Thu, 25 Jun 2015 06:20:00 +0000 1325211 at http://aviationweek.com 1955 Honeywell Electronic Fuel Measurement System Ad http://aviationweek.com/blog/1955-honeywell-electronic-fuel-measurement-system-ad <div class="node-body blog-body">America's first jet transport, the Boeing 707 prototype, incorporated "revolutionary features", including Honeywell's Electronic Fuel Measurement System.</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/1955-honeywell-electronic-fuel-measurement-system-ad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1955-honeywell-electronic-fuel-measurement-system-ad#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1946 - 1955 Advertisements Through The Ages North America From The Archives Wed, 24 Jun 2015 06:20:00 +0000 1325201 at http://aviationweek.com 1966 Northrop F-5A Advertisement http://aviationweek.com/blog/1966-northrop-f-5a-advertisement <div class="node-body blog-body">In 1966, Northrop offered every F-5A pilot a punch in the nose.</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/1966-northrop-f-5a-advertisement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1966-northrop-f-5a-advertisement#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1966 - 1975 Advertisements Through The Ages North America From The Archives Tue, 23 Jun 2015 06:20:00 +0000 1325191 at http://aviationweek.com When The U.S. Army Air Forces Was Born http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-us-army-air-forces-was-born <div class="node-body blog-body">Seventy-four years ago, the U.S. Department of War created the Army Air Forces -- the predecessor to what has become the U.S. Air Force.</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-us-army-air-forces-was-born" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-us-army-air-forces-was-born#comments A Century of Aviation Week Blog North America From The Archives Fri, 19 Jun 2015 18:19:00 +0000 1316511 at http://aviationweek.com Dassault Mystere 20 At The 1963 Paris Air Show http://aviationweek.com/blog/dassault-mystere-20-1963-paris-air-show <div class="node-body blog-body">52 years ago the Mystere 20 performed a number of flypasts during the 1963 Paris air show at Le Bourget, the same show where Charles Lindbergh famously 'found the bird' for Juan Tripp's Pan American World Airways.</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/dassault-mystere-20-1963-paris-air-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/dassault-mystere-20-1963-paris-air-show#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1956 - 1965 From The Archives Fri, 05 Jun 2015 12:09:00 +0000 1315241 at http://aviationweek.com ‘Stewardesses’ Clamor For Rights (1967) http://aviationweek.com/blog/stewardesses-clamor-rights-1967 <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s tempting to call the 1960s the “Golden Age of Aviation,” but beyond the glamour lay an ugly reality of mandatory weigh-ins, girdle-checks and early retirement ages.</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/stewardesses-clamor-rights-1967" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/stewardesses-clamor-rights-1967#comments A Century of Aviation Week From The Archives Thu, 04 Jun 2015 17:31:00 +0000 1314521 at http://aviationweek.com A Law That Changed The Airline Industry Beyond Recognition (1978) http://aviationweek.com/blog/law-changed-airline-industry-beyond-recognition-1978 <div class="node-body blog-body">On Oct. 24, 1978, when President Jimmy Carter signed the Airline Deregulation Act, the airline industry changed forever, and it can be argued we’re feeling the repercussions still to this day. </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/law-changed-airline-industry-beyond-recognition-1978" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/law-changed-airline-industry-beyond-recognition-1978#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1976 - 1985 Global From The Archives Thu, 04 Jun 2015 06:07:00 +0000 1313731 at http://aviationweek.com 1957 Boeing 707 Advertisement http://aviationweek.com/blog/1957-boeing-707-advertisement <div class="node-body blog-body">This advert, placed in the October 14, 1957 issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology, promised comfort and quiet at 600 miles an hour in America's first jet airliner.</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/1957-boeing-707-advertisement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1957-boeing-707-advertisement#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1956 - 1965 Advertisements Through The Ages North America From The Archives Fri, 29 May 2015 06:20:00 +0000 1311801 at http://aviationweek.com Modified Boeing 747 In Refuelling Tests With SR-71 http://aviationweek.com/blog/modified-boeing-747-refuelling-tests-sr-71 <div class="node-body blog-body">This photo of a Boeing 747 modified to a tanker configuration conducting a dry refueling hookup test with an Air Force/Lockheed SR-71 appeared on the October 2, 1972 cover of Aviation Week & Space Technology.</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/modified-boeing-747-refuelling-tests-sr-71" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/modified-boeing-747-refuelling-tests-sr-71#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1966 - 1975 North America From The Archives Thu, 28 May 2015 18:20:00 +0000 1311171 at http://aviationweek.com 1976 McDonnell Douglas F-18 Advertisement http://aviationweek.com/blog/1976-mcdonnell-douglas-f-18-advertisement <div class="node-body blog-body">More than two years before first flight of the F-18 Hornet, this advertisement was placed in the April 19, 1976 issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology. </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/1976-mcdonnell-douglas-f-18-advertisement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1976-mcdonnell-douglas-f-18-advertisement#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1976 - 1985 Advertisements Through The Ages North America From The Archives Tue, 12 May 2015 05:20:00 +0000 1301771 at http://aviationweek.com