From The Archives http://aviationweek.com/blog/1178781/feed en Aviation’s Ten Commandments of Flying (1939) http://aviationweek.com/blog/aviation-s-ten-commandments-flying-1939 <div class="node-body blog-body">These ten commandments were published in the May, 1939 issue of Aviation (which later became Aviation Week & Space Technology). How many are still relevant to pilots today? </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-s-ten-commandments-flying-1939" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/aviation-s-ten-commandments-flying-1939#comments 100 Year Archives From The Archives Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:30:00 +0000 1232621 at http://aviationweek.com 1989: Bombardier Launches The Regional Jet Era http://aviationweek.com/blog/1989-bombardier-launches-regional-jet-era <div class="node-body blog-body">The CRJ would prove to be a game changer, reinvigorating the regional airline industry and bringing jet travel to passengers in smaller markets that had been relegated to turboprop service. </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/1989-bombardier-launches-regional-jet-era" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1989-bombardier-launches-regional-jet-era#comments 100 Year Archives From The Archives Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0000 1227811 at http://aviationweek.com China’s C-130 – And A Look Back At The Lockheed Original http://aviationweek.com/blog/china-s-c-130-and-look-back-lockheed-original <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week published an in-depth look at the original C-130 Hercules nearly 58 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/china-s-c-130-and-look-back-lockheed-original" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/china-s-c-130-and-look-back-lockheed-original#comments 100 Year Archives Ares From The Archives Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 1220201 at http://aviationweek.com MD-11 Memories http://aviationweek.com/blog/md-11-memories <div class="node-body blog-body">KLM will operate three final farewell passenger flights of the MD-11 on Nov 11, an event that marks the end of the Dutch carrier’s 80-year association with Douglas Aircraft and its successor, McDonnell Douglas.</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/md-11-memories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/md-11-memories#comments 100 Year Archives Commercial Aviation Things With Wings From The Archives Mon, 03 Nov 2014 17:13:00 +0000 1214191 at http://aviationweek.com Remembering Pan Am, Worrying About Air France http://aviationweek.com/blog/remembering-pan-am-worrying-about-air-france <div class="node-body blog-body">It took two decades for Pan Am to slowly decline and fail. It is a lesson worth remembering.</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/remembering-pan-am-worrying-about-air-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/remembering-pan-am-worrying-about-air-france#comments 100 Year Archives From The Archives Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:05:00 +0000 1210981 at http://aviationweek.com Milestone for the MRJ http://aviationweek.com/blog/milestone-mrj <div class="node-body blog-body">Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ rollout of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet on Oct. 18 may have occurred later than planned, but it marked a major milestone in Japan’s efforts to get back into the commercial airliner business.</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/milestone-mrj" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/milestone-mrj#comments 100 Year Archives Commercial Aviation Things With Wings From The Archives Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:35:00 +0000 1207971 at http://aviationweek.com False Starts For Aviation’s ‘Atomic Age’ http://aviationweek.com/blog/false-starts-aviation-s-atomic-age <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week has been reporting on and, in one case unwittingly, furthering the cause of nuclear-powered aircraft for more than 60 years. Spurred on by the promise of the ‘Atomic Age’ and the potential strategic benefits of limitless range and endurance, the U.S. Air Force launched the Nuclear Energy for the Propulsion of Aircraft project in 1946.</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/false-starts-aviation-s-atomic-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/false-starts-aviation-s-atomic-age#comments 100 Year Archives Technology Defense From The Archives Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:29:00 +0000 1203261 at http://aviationweek.com Foxy Woxy Wows Paris http://aviationweek.com/blog/foxy-woxy-wows-paris-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">Its design dating back to the 1970s, the MiG-31 still held surprises in 1991, and just made its operational comeback appearance off Alaska. </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/foxy-woxy-wows-paris-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/foxy-woxy-wows-paris-0#comments 100 Year Archives Defense Ares From The Archives Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:05:00 +0000 1198011 at http://aviationweek.com Remembering the X-Prize http://aviationweek.com/blog/remembering-x-prize <div class="node-body blog-body">Ten years ago the world’s first privately built spaceship was flown to sub-orbit high over California, clinching the $10 million Ansari X-Prize and marking the start of the new frontier of affordable space access.</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/remembering-x-prize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/remembering-x-prize#comments 100 Year Archives Space On Space From The Archives Fri, 03 Oct 2014 02:11:00 +0000 1197911 at http://aviationweek.com YF-22 Lifts Off http://aviationweek.com/blog/yf-22-lifts <div class="node-body blog-body">The prototype of the F-22 Raptor flew 24 years ago today. </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/yf-22-lifts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/yf-22-lifts#comments 100 Year Archives Defense Ares From The Archives Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:03:00 +0000 1195161 at http://aviationweek.com A320 First Flight Remembered http://aviationweek.com/blog/a320-first-flight-remembered <div class="node-body blog-body">Today’s flight of the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-powered Airbus A320neo is the most significant milestone in the history of the single-aisle twin since the original CFM56-5 powered prototype flew for the first time in February 1987.</div> <div 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http://aviationweek.com/blog/higher-and-faster-x-15#comments 100 Year Archives Defense Space Ares On Space From The Archives Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:16:00 +0000 1190381 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing’s Baby Jetliner – Five Decades of Growth http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-s-baby-jetliner-five-decades-growth <div class="node-body blog-body">The high density MAX 8 version is a far cry from the stubby little 82-seat design originally envisioned by Boeing in the mid-1960s for its 737 launch customer Lufthansa.</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-s-baby-jetliner-five-decades-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-s-baby-jetliner-five-decades-growth#comments 100 Year Archives Commercial Aviation Things With Wings From The Archives Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:23:00 +0000 1183791 at http://aviationweek.com 1970: Boeing Cutbacks Batter Seattle http://aviationweek.com/blog/1970-boeing-cutbacks-batter-seattle <div class="node-body blog-body">The economic downturn that battered Boeing's Seattle hometown in 1970 was the subject special report in 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/1970-boeing-cutbacks-batter-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1970-boeing-cutbacks-batter-seattle#comments 100 Year Archives From The Archives Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:25:00 +0000 1183771 at http://aviationweek.com 1971: DC-10 Pilot Report http://aviationweek.com/blog/1971-dc-10-pilot-report <div class="node-body blog-body">Almost exactly 43 years ago this week, Aviation Week subscribers were settling down to enjoy a pilot’s report on the brand new McDonnell Douglas DC-10. </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/1971-dc-10-pilot-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1971-dc-10-pilot-report#comments 100 Year Archives From The Archives Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:25:00 +0000 1182991 at http://aviationweek.com