Posts by Fred George

in Things With Wings Jul 31, 2014

FADEC-equipped Diesels Need More Electrical Back-Ups

At AirVenture this year, I’ve seen numerous new aero turbo-diesel engines on display in various states of development....More
in Things With Wings Jul 30, 2014

Hoover Bio Pic Premiers at AirVenture

“Flying the Feathered Edge”, Kim Furst’s new 90-minute documentary about the nearly seven decade aviation career of Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, was....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.

 

Jan 31, 2016
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Tupolev 104: Harsh Proof Of Rapid Soviet Progress (1956) 17

Since little detail was available of the Russian design and built Tupolev 104, a profile was compiled for Aviation Week, based entirely on observations from photographs, experts such as engineers knowledgeable in typical Russian aircraft design and of its landing at London Airport....More
Jan 28, 2016
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A Near View Of French Aviators (1917) 2

Some of the largest battles of the First World War were taking place in France when Aviation Week was first published....More
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