From The Archives http://aviationweek.com/blog/1178781/feed en 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 A Century of Aviation Week Scoops 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 A Century of Aviation Week Scoops 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 A Century of Aviation Week Scoops 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 1927: Charles Lindbergh Receives A Nation's Welcome http://aviationweek.com/blog/1927-charles-lindbergh-receives-nations-welcome <div class="node-body blog-body">The June 20, 1927 cover of Aviation featured U.S. President Calvin Coolidge bestowing the Distinguished Flying Cross on Col. Charles Lindbergh for his historic nonstop flight from New York to Paris. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/1927-charles-lindbergh-receives-nations-welcome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1927-charles-lindbergh-receives-nations-welcome#comments 1926 - 1935 From The Archives Thu, 09 Jun 2016 07:32:00 +0000 1464051 at http://aviationweek.com A 100-Person Space Station (1969) http://aviationweek.com/blog/100-person-space-station-1969 <div class="node-body blog-body">Five months before Apollo 11 astronauts set foot on the Moon, NASA was already pursuing some grandiose plans for the post-Apollo era. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/100-person-space-station-1969" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/100-person-space-station-1969#comments Scoops 1966 - 1975 Space From The Archives Wed, 04 May 2016 11:16:00 +0000 1446361 at http://aviationweek.com When Aviation Week Fell For Lies About U-2 Crash In Russia (1960) http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-aviation-week-fell-lies-about-u-2-crash-russia-1960 <div class="node-body blog-body">Two weeks after a U.S. U-2 reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by Soviet air defenses on May 1, 1960, Aviation Week was still buying the false line that the aircraft had not been taken out by a Russian missile but crashed after an engine failure.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-aviation-week-fell-lies-about-u-2-crash-russia-1960" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-aviation-week-fell-lies-about-u-2-crash-russia-1960#comments A Century of Aviation Week Defense From The Archives Wed, 04 May 2016 05:13:00 +0000 1446591 at http://aviationweek.com A Soviet Space Shuttle (1978) http://aviationweek.com/blog/soviet-space-shuttle-1978 <div class="node-body blog-body">Three years before the U.S. flew its first space shuttle mission, Aviation Week revealed that the Soviet Union was developing its own reusable spaceplane. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/soviet-space-shuttle-1978" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/soviet-space-shuttle-1978#comments Scoops 1976 - 1985 From The Archives Fri, 22 Apr 2016 11:32:00 +0000 1446381 at http://aviationweek.com How Aviation Week Reported The Columbia Tragedy (2003) http://aviationweek.com/blog/how-aviation-week-reported-columbia-tragedy-2003 <div class="node-body blog-body">There was plenty of media coverage of the Feb. 1, 2003, loss of space shuttle Columbia, which broke apart over Texas as it reentered the atmosphere, killing its crew of seven. But Aviation Week set itself apart with its in-depth, team analysis of the accident. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/how-aviation-week-reported-columbia-tragedy-2003" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/how-aviation-week-reported-columbia-tragedy-2003#comments Scoops 1996 - 2005 From The Archives Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:25:00 +0000 1446371 at http://aviationweek.com Revealing China’s Satellite Killer (2007) http://aviationweek.com/blog/revealing-china-s-satellite-killer-2007 <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week’s revelation that China had tested an anti-satellite weapon, destroying one of its own aging weather satellites orbiting 537 mi. above Earth, created quite a sensation in 2007. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/revealing-china-s-satellite-killer-2007" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/revealing-china-s-satellite-killer-2007#comments Scoops From The Archives Fri, 01 Apr 2016 11:04:00 +0000 1446351 at http://aviationweek.com Designers Study Evolution Of Concorde (1971) http://aviationweek.com/blog/designers-study-evolution-concorde-1971 <div class="node-body blog-body">Five years before Concorde was introduced into service, an advanced design team was already working on a second-generation transport that would be defined by 1975 and enter service in 1980-85.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/designers-study-evolution-concorde-1971" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/designers-study-evolution-concorde-1971#comments Quest For Speed Commercial Aviation Technology From The Archives Tue, 29 Mar 2016 07:53:00 +0000 1430291 at http://aviationweek.com Lockheed's SST Design (1964) http://aviationweek.com/blog/lockheeds-sst-design-1964 <div class="node-body blog-body">A March 23, 1964 special report in Aviation Week & Space Technology takes a detailed look at Lockheed Aircraft Corp's CL-823 supersonic transport configuration.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/lockheeds-sst-design-1964" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/lockheeds-sst-design-1964#comments Quest For Speed Commercial Aviation Technology From The Archives Mon, 28 Mar 2016 08:43:00 +0000 1429891 at http://aviationweek.com