Joe Anselmo

Editor-In-Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Joe Anselmo

in From The Archives Sep 13, 2017

35 Years Ago in Aviation Week: First Flight of the Northrop F-5G Tigershark

The first flight of the Northrop F-5G Tigershark – soon rebranded as the F-20 – was featured on our cover in September, 1982, attaining a speed of....More
in From The Archives Aug 31, 2017

88 Years Ago In Aviation Week: National Air Races

Just weeks before the stock market crash that triggered the Great Depression, the aviation world’s eyes were on the 1929 National Air Races, held in....More
in On Space Dec 13, 2016

Editor’s Perspective: My John Glenn Story

Aviation Week's Editor-in-Chief had his first exchange with John Glenn when he was 12 years old. The topic: Air Force One....More
in From The Archives Aug 26, 2016

When Aviation Week Was Accused of Treason -- The Back Story Revealed

A 1957 revelation that the U.S. was tracking Soviet missile launches from a secret radar in Turkey has its roots in sleuthing of students from....More
in From The Archives Aug 23, 2016

When Aviation Week Was Accused Of Treason

Aviation Week editors routinely get blowback when they write about sensitive topics, and the best example of that may be an October 1957 story....More
in From The Archives Aug 05, 2016

Airbus A-300: This Is The Start Of Something Big (1968)

The A-300 was touted as quiet, spacious, more efficient and twice as reliable as other airliners of the day....More
in From The Archives Aug 04, 2016

Aviation Week Exclusively Details Boeing's Project X - The 707 (1953)

In June 1953, Aviation Week was the first publication to detail Boeing's effort to develop the company’s first passenger jet, the 707 or “Project X.”....More
in From The Archives Jul 29, 2016

50 Years Ago In Aviation Week

Aviation Week’s Aug. 1, 1966 edition chronicled the launch of the 490-seat Boeing 747, the joining of the first 737, and a story about a jet-powered....More
in From The Archives Jun 09, 2016

1927: Charles Lindbergh Receives A Nation's Welcome

The June 20, 1927 cover of Aviation featured U.S. President Calvin Coolidge bestowing the Distinguished Flying Cross on Col. Charles Lindbergh for....More
in Things With Wings May 31, 2016

Five Takeaways From a Visit to Airbus

Airbus's annual Innovation Days briefing has drawn more than 170 aerospace journalists from around the globe to Hamburg, Germany. Here are five....More
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