Christina Mackenzie

Senior European Editor Defense Tecnology Edition, Aviation Week

Posts by Christina Mackenzie

in Ares Dec 03, 2014

The muddy waters of Australia's submarine project

It seems as though every day brings a different “definitive” story about the Australian submarine requirement to replace its troubled....More
in Ares Dec 01, 2014

French state and Airbus play chess with Dassault shares

A 20-year convention has been signed between the French state and the Marcel Dassault family industrial group (GIMD) to ensure that they maintain....More
in Ares Nov 26, 2014

Mistral Blows Cold On Russia

So, the Russians will not be getting the Vladivostok, the Mistral-class landing helicopter dock ordered from France, until some indefinite time in....More
in Ares Nov 10, 2014

Counter-IED training facility opens in the Netherlands

A new facility to help in the fight against Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) has officially opened in Soesterberg, the Netherlands....More
in Ares Oct 30, 2014

Gabon Buys 12 Aravis

Gabon has become the third client for the 4x4 Aravis made by French defence company Nexter, after signing a contract on 29 October to procure 12 of....More
in Ares Oct 28, 2014

Virtual Training

The Euronaval show in Paris this week is not one where one expects to see demonstrations of people wearing strange electronic gadgets and sensors....More
in Ares Oct 28, 2014

Turnkey Not Smorgasbord

In the competition for the most futuristic looking vessel at the Euronaval show being held this week in Paris I would put the clear front runner as....More
in Ares Oct 27, 2014

Noble Arrow Precedes Trident Juncture

France is completing the Noble Arrow certification exercise this week that will qualify the airforce for taking over responsibility for the airborne....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
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Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 14

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
Aug 14, 2015
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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
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Venerable Boeing 727 Prototype To Fly Again 28

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
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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
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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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