Jefferson Morris

Editor, Aerospace Daily & Defense Report

Posts by Jefferson Morris

in Ares Sep 11, 2012

This X-47B Video Badly Needs Some Hits

Check out this little-viewed (so far) video Northrop Grumman posted of the X-47B's flight test highlights from Summer 2011. ....More
in Ares Aug 17, 2012

U.S. Navy Officials Suppressed Bad LCS-1 Test Results

Top program officers for the ship and at U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command told subordinates to avoid certain language in the test-result reports....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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