Posts by Amy Butler

in Ares Sep 05, 2014

Fire Causes Friction in F-35 Test Program

Each day that goes by without a fix, the test program is slipping....More
in Ares Aug 15, 2014

Failed Intercept Attempt in Huntsville: Conference Bungles Press at SMD 2014

A lot of hay has been made on Twitter (I tweet @ABAviationweek) of the ham-handed treatment of the media during this week’s 17th Annual Space....More
in Ares Jul 17, 2014

Learn More About Sbirs and DSP -- Satellites Attributed with Seeing the MH17 Shootdown

The U.S. Space-Based Infrared System (Sbirs) and its predecessor Defense Support Program satellites are getting a lot of attention because of the....More
in Ares Jul 17, 2014

Join Us for an F-35 Live Chat

London Bureau Chief Tony Osborne and myself will be online today at 1600 local time (1100 Eastern) to engage in an online chat....More
in Ares, On Space May 14, 2014

DigitalGlobe's Newest Bird To Expand Spectral Reach

DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3, set to launch in August, will collect in 8 short-wave infrared bands, see through haze....More
in Ares, On Space May 07, 2014

Amid SpaceX Protest, USAF Defends Sole-Source EELV Strategy

The U.S. Air Force is defending its sole-source buy of launches from the United Launch Alliance (ULA) as a “good deal” for the taxpayer....More
in Ares, On Space May 05, 2014

Musk Open to EELV Settlement, USAF Finally Issues a No Comment

Elon Musk, the rocket market upstart who has filed a bid protest against the U.S....More
in Ares Apr 24, 2014

Meet Boeing's Ramis Tactical ISR Testbed

Boeing has been pushing hard to come on strong into the tactical ISR market....More
in Ares Apr 17, 2014

F-35 Cost Up $7.8B, Bogdan Fires on Pratt

Much of the $4.5 billion in cost increases in the past year to the now $398.6 billion U.S. portion of the F-35 program are due to overly rosy....More
in Ares Mar 07, 2014

NEW PODCAST: Fear and Loathing in DC

Remember the days when AvWeek had podcasts? Well, we're back and happy to talk about things that fly in air and space!....More
From The Archives

Aviation Week is approaching its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.


Aug 27, 2015

Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 9

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
Aug 14, 2015

Bonanza Travel Pays 3

The legendary Beechcraft Bonanza has an impressive production record, so perhaps the marketers back in 1949 were onto something when they coined the phrase "Bonanza travel pays."...More
Aug 14, 2015

Venerable Boeing 727 Prototype To Fly Again 26

The most famous 727, the prototype aircraft which would join United as N7001U, was delivered to the airline in October 1964 having served its time as a Boeing test aircraft....More
Aug 13, 2015

Aviation Week And The Bomb

Aviation News did not predict how nuclear weapons would change the world. But neither did anyone else....More
Aug 13, 2015

Collins Radar Takes The Ups And Downs Out Of Flying

Turbulence? Rockwell Collins had a solution for those bumpy rides in the early 80s with its WXR-700 Doppler Weather Radar....More
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