From The Archives http://aviationweek.com/blog/1178781/feed en 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 1953 Honeywell Advertisement Magazine Cover http://aviationweek.com/blog/1953-honeywell-advertisement-magazine-cover <div class="node-body blog-body">The control system theory that makes for precision autoflight control of today’s modern jetliners is taken for granted, but in 1953 – only 30 years after first public demonstration of an autopilot by Lawrence Sperry in Paris – elements of that technology were still considered groundbreaking. </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/1953-honeywell-advertisement-magazine-cover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1953-honeywell-advertisement-magazine-cover#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1946 - 1955 Advertisements Through The Ages North America From The Archives Fri, 08 May 2015 05:20:00 +0000 1298331 at http://aviationweek.com 1966 Lockheed SST Advertisement http://aviationweek.com/blog/1966-lockheed-sst-advertisement <div class="node-body blog-body">Unfortunately for the child pictured in this advertisement, he would never get to experience supersonic travel on 'America's SST' - the L-2000. The ad was placed in Aviation Week & Space Technology in 1967, before Lockheed lost the contract for the government-funded competition to Boeing's 2707, which was subsequently canceled for economic reasons. </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-lockheed-sst-advertisement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1966-lockheed-sst-advertisement#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1966 - 1975 Advertisements Through The Ages From The Archives Thu, 07 May 2015 07:00:00 +0000 1299111 at http://aviationweek.com Stealth. 80,000ft. $375 Million A Copy. Did We Say This Was In 1970? http://aviationweek.com/blog/stealth-80000ft-375-million-copy-did-we-say-was-1970 <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week's 1970 story on the then-secret Compass Arrow unmanned air vehicle only scratched the surface of one of the era's most interesting projects. </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/stealth-80000ft-375-million-copy-did-we-say-was-1970" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/stealth-80000ft-375-million-copy-did-we-say-was-1970#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1966 - 1975 Defense Global From The Archives Wed, 06 May 2015 18:07:00 +0000 1299161 at http://aviationweek.com 1966 Boeing 737 Advertisement http://aviationweek.com/blog/1966-boeing-737-advertisement <div class="node-body blog-body">This advertisement for the Boeing 737 - "the newest member of world's first family of jets" - appeared in Aviation Week & Space Technology in November 1966. </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-boeing-737-advertisement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1966-boeing-737-advertisement#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1966 - 1975 Advertisements Through The Ages Commercial Aviation From The Archives Wed, 06 May 2015 08:31:00 +0000 1298941 at http://aviationweek.com 1967 Concorde Advertisement http://aviationweek.com/blog/1967-concorde-advertisement <div class="node-body blog-body">This double-page advertisement for Concorde was placed in Aviation Week & Space Technology in May 1967. The anticipated first flight in the spring of 1968 was delayed until March 2, 1969.</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/1967-concorde-advertisement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1967-concorde-advertisement#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1966 - 1975 Advertisements Through The Ages Commercial Aviation From The Archives Wed, 06 May 2015 07:54:00 +0000 1298931 at http://aviationweek.com 1956 Lockheed Job Advertisement http://aviationweek.com/blog/1956-lockheed-job-advertisement <div class="node-body blog-body">Less than a year after the U-2 Dragon Lady made its first flight, Lockheed was enticing jobseekers in the engineering field with ads promising 'a new era of classified projects'. </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/1956-lockheed-job-advertisement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1956-lockheed-job-advertisement#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1956 - 1965 Advertisements Through The Ages Defense North America From The Archives Fri, 01 May 2015 05:02:00 +0000 1296721 at http://aviationweek.com 1956 Rolls-Royce Advert http://aviationweek.com/blog/1956-rolls-royce-advert <div class="node-body blog-body">This advert appeared in Aviation Week & Space Technology a little over eight years after the iconic Dart engine powered the maiden flight of the prototype Viscount. The engine helped make the Vickers Viscount one of Britain's best-selling aircraft.</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/1956-rolls-royce-advert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1956-rolls-royce-advert#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1956 - 1965 Advertisements Through The Ages Commercial Aviation North America From The Archives Thu, 30 Apr 2015 07:02:00 +0000 1296151 at http://aviationweek.com Disappointed in Boeing’s Earnings? Be Glad It’s Not 1956 http://aviationweek.com/blog/disappointed-boeing-s-earnings-be-glad-it-s-not-1956 <div class="node-body blog-body">Luckily for CEO Jim McNerney, this is not 1956. </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/disappointed-boeing-s-earnings-be-glad-it-s-not-1956" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/disappointed-boeing-s-earnings-be-glad-it-s-not-1956#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1956 - 1965 North America From The Archives Thu, 30 Apr 2015 05:02:00 +0000 1296161 at http://aviationweek.com 1956 Boeing 707 Advertisement http://aviationweek.com/blog/1956-boeing-707-advertisement <div class="node-body blog-body">Almost two years after the rollout of the 707 prototype at Renton Field, Boeing placed adverts in Aviation Week & Space Technology promoting the flight characteristics of the airplane. "Seattle to Washington, D.C., and return - in 8 hours, 6 minutes!"</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/1956-boeing-707-advertisement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1956-boeing-707-advertisement#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1956 - 1965 Advertisements Through The Ages Commercial Aviation North America From The Archives Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:02:00 +0000 1296101 at http://aviationweek.com When the Pentagon First Let Women Fly in Combat (1993) http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-pentagon-first-let-women-fly-combat-1993 <div class="node-body blog-body">Twenty-two years ago, the U.S. defense secretary proposed allowing women to fly in combat. Now, the first female fighter pilot is a member of Congress.</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-pentagon-first-let-women-fly-combat-1993" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-pentagon-first-let-women-fly-combat-1993#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1986 - 1995 Defense North America From The Archives Tue, 28 Apr 2015 07:02:00 +0000 1294491 at http://aviationweek.com Looking Ahead, And Back, At U.S. Airline Profits (1959) http://aviationweek.com/blog/looking-ahead-and-back-us-airline-profits-1959 <div class="node-body blog-body">Predictions of potential U.S. airline record earnings were made by Aviation Week 56 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/looking-ahead-and-back-us-airline-profits-1959" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/looking-ahead-and-back-us-airline-profits-1959#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1956 - 1965 From The Archives Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:07:00 +0000 1294591 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus A380 Makes First Flight (2005) http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-a380-makes-first-flight-2005 <div class="node-body blog-body">The Airbus A380 made its first flight on April 27, 2005. The story since has been full of ups and downs. See our original coverage from 2005.</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/airbus-a380-makes-first-flight-2005" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-a380-makes-first-flight-2005#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1996 - 2005 Wings Around The World Commercial Aviation From The Archives Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:30:00 +0000 1290891 at http://aviationweek.com Apollo 13 Story Is Still Gripping After 45 Years (1970) http://aviationweek.com/blog/apollo-13-story-still-gripping-after-45-years-1970 <div class="node-body blog-body">The flight of Apollo 13 in April 1970 was one of the most dramatic events in the history of human spaceflight –- and ultimately one of NASA’s finest hours. For three days, the lives of three astronauts who had been bound for the third lunar landing mission hung in the balance.</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/apollo-13-story-still-gripping-after-45-years-1970" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/apollo-13-story-still-gripping-after-45-years-1970#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1966 - 1975 To Orbit – And Beyond Space From The Archives Tue, 14 Apr 2015 05:20:00 +0000 1287481 at http://aviationweek.com Lessons From Space Shuttle Columbia (1981) http://aviationweek.com/blog/lessons-space-shuttle-columbia-1981 <div class="node-body blog-body">The space shuttle was a magnificent machine, the most capable spaceship ever built. It was also a fragile monster that required an expensive standing army to fly, and punished the slightest inattention to detail in its preparation and operation with fatal results.</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/lessons-space-shuttle-columbia-1981" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/lessons-space-shuttle-columbia-1981#comments A Century of Aviation Week 1976 - 1985 To Orbit – And Beyond Space From The Archives Fri, 10 Apr 2015 06:47:00 +0000 1284771 at http://aviationweek.com