Posts by Carole Rickard Hedden

CQ+PQ>IQ and I'm Not Dave

During this week's Energy Innovation Summit at National Harbor, just outside of Washington DC, keynote speaker Thomas Friedman (The World is Flat and....More

What Young Engineers Say

We are beginning the process of setting up Aviation Week's 2014 Workforce Study, and part of that process is working closely with our partners at AIA....More

Science Slams!!!

There is no end to the ways engineers and scientists reflect their passion for their work. In reviewing projects and research for the Aviation Week....More

Stubborn Statistics

Some statistics are just plain stubborn. In working Aviation Week’s annual workforce study, I am numbed by the reality that the rate of women in the....More

Aviation Week to Announce Twenty20s Nov. 11

Aviation Week will identify 20 university students from across the United States who are real standouts. We took nominations and selected the....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.


Oct 8, 2015

The Case Of The Missing F-117 Parts (2001) 21

How AW&ST found out what had happened to the remains of a shot-down F-117....More
Sep 18, 2015

The U.S.-Russian Moon Landing That Never Happened (1963) 8

U.S. President John F. Kennedy is well known for the 1961 speech to Congress in which he made the Apollo program a national goal. Less remembered is his controversial offer two years later to cooperate with the Soviet Union on a manned lunar landing....More
Sep 10, 2015

Airbus A380 Is Your Hotel In The Sky (2001) 5

In a September 2001 advertisement, Airbus promised to bring glamour back to passenger travel with its new A380, comparing the double-decker airliner to a hotel....More
Sep 9, 2015

Pratt & Whitney's Record Behind the DC-6 Record (1947) 2

Pratt & Whitney takes to the cover of AVIATION to credit its Double Wasp engines for the DC-6's record transatlantic flight....More
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