Joe Anselmo

Editor-In-Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Joe Anselmo

in From The Archives Feb 25, 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 Jan 08, 2016

The Present and Past Declines of U.S. Aerospace

A group of renown panelists this week painted a troubling picture of the challenges faced by the U.S. Aerospace and Defense community. While many of....More
in From The Archives Dec 22, 2015

7E7 Launches Boeing’s Comeback (2003)

With Boeing sitting on a backlog of commercial airplane orders worth $426 billion, it's hard to believe that just a dozen years ago there were....More
in From The Archives Dec 09, 2015

Mussolini’s Love Letters With Aviation Week

“The United States of America are certainly among the most alert vanguards of the development of aviation,” Mussolini wrote in a letter to AVIATION's....More
in From The Archives Dec 04, 2015

What An Old Airplane Looked Like — 99 Years Ago

Even in 1916, some airplanes were considered “old.” A December, 1916 photo feature in the four-month old magazine “Aviation” focused on “old and new....More
in From The Archives Sep 18, 2015

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

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....More
in From The Archives Sep 10, 2015

Airbus A380 Is Your Hotel In The Sky (2001)

In a September 2001 advertisement, Airbus promised to bring glamour back to passenger travel with its new A380, comparing the double-decker airliner....More
in From The Archives Aug 27, 2015

Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952)

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
in From The Archives Aug 06, 2015

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

The A-300 was touted as as quiet, spacious, more efficient and twice as reliable as other airliners of the day....More
in From The Archives Jul 17, 2015

F-35s to Iran?

In 1977, Aviation Week published a two-page photo spread of Grumman F-14s being displayed in a flyby for the Shah of Iran, Riza Pahlavi....More
A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.


Mar 23, 2016

A Potted History Of Airships 9

From the dawn of aviation, through to the modern day, the airship has undergone sporadic revivals. A pattern emerges that the airship’s sustainability comes down to economics. ...More
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