From The Archives http://aviationweek.com/blog/1178781/feed en 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 Commercial Aviation From The Archives Mon, 27 Aug 2018 05:45:00 +0000 1257971 at http://aviationweek.com 1919: Orville Wright On The Future Of Civil Flying http://aviationweek.com/blog/1919-orville-wright-future-civil-flying <div class="node-body blog-body">Orville Wright makes the argument for runways in a 1919 viewpoint for Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/1919-orville-wright-future-civil-flying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1919-orville-wright-future-civil-flying#comments A Century of Aviation Week _Wings Around The World 1916 - 1925 Commercial Aviation From The Archives Wed, 10 Jan 2018 19:16:00 +0000 46632 at http://aviationweek.com 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 Defense 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 Business Aviation 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 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 Commercial Aviation North America From The Archives Fri, 05 Aug 2016 06:20:00 +0000 1341081 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 Commercial Aviation 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 Defense 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 Business Aviation 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 Space From The Archives Fri, 22 Apr 2016 11:32:00 +0000 1446381 at http://aviationweek.com