Posts by Lara Seligman

in Ares Jan 12, 2017

Trump Probably Won’t Cancel F-35. Just Ask Jim Mattis

Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of Defense, retired Gen. James Mattis, provided a simple explanation for the President-Elect's muddled comments....More
in Ares Dec 21, 2016

Trump Meets With Boeing, Lockheed CEOs, DOD Brass

President-elect Donald Trump met with the CEOs of top aerospace firms Boeing and Lockheed Martin as well as a group of top Pentagon brass on....More
in Ares Dec 19, 2016

JPO Chief Defends F-35 Program After Trump Tweet

Lockheed Martin’s F-35 stealth fighter took a lot of heat last week when president-elect Donald Trump slammed the program as “out of control.” But....More
in Ares Dec 12, 2016

Lockheed Stock Drops Sharply After Trump's F-35 Tweet

Lockheed Martin's shares dropped sharply Dec. 12 after Donald Trump slammed the company's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) for "out of control" costs....More
in Ares Dec 11, 2016

Trump Slams 'Out Of Control' F-35

Donald Trump left the collective defense community quaking in its boots last week after he threatened to cancel Boeing's new Air Force one. Now he's....More
in Ares Dec 08, 2016

Northrop Grumman Names Former Air Force Chief Welsh To Board

Northrop Grumman has named recently retired Gen. Mark Welsh, former U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, to its board of directors, the company announced....More
in Ares Dec 07, 2016

Trump Vows To 'Negotiate' Price Of Boeing's New Air Force One

Donald Trump vowed early Dec. 7 to "negotiate" the price of Boeing's new Air Force One, pledging to cancel the order if costs don't come down....More
in Ares Dec 06, 2016

Trump Wants To Cancel Boeing’s Air Force One

As Boeing struggles to maintain production of its iconic 747-8 widebody, President-Elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to urge the U.S. Air Force to....More
in Ares Nov 30, 2016

Jim Talent Trump’s Top Pick For SecDef?

Former Sen. Jim Talent of Missouri is emerging as the front runner to be President-Elect Trump’s Secretary of Defense, according to a source advising....More
in Ares Nov 16, 2016

Pentagon's Top Weapons Tester: F-35 Still Challenged

Read the full 8-page memo the Pentagon's top weapons tester sent to the Defense Secretary Oct. 14 on his continued concerns about the F-35 program....More
A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

Dec 9, 2016
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John Glenn's 1962 Mercury Pilot Report For Aviation Week 25

In 1962, John Glenn wrote a detailed pilot report for Aviation Week after his historic and harrowing flight in Mercury’s Friendship 7....More
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