Michael Fabey

Naval Editor, Aviation Week Intelligence Network

Posts by Michael Fabey

in Ares Jul 19, 2015

NavWeek: Beach Bash

Though a biennial naval drill between the U.S. and Australian going back about a decade, this year’s exercise is the first since the first major....More
in Ares Jun 19, 2015

NavWeek: Maritime Mavericks

After more than three decades Vice Adm. Thomas Rowden finally has what he’s always wanted – a Top Gun school for surface warfare officers....More
in Ares Jun 02, 2015

Navweek: Pac Man 

The American people could not ask for a better U.S. host during these most contentious of times in the Asia-Pacific than Adm. Harry Harris....More
in Ares May 11, 2015

NavWeek: China Coastal Catch

China last year accelerated its plans to “reclaim” areas like the Spratly Islands, and the Asian giant is banking on its coast guard to protect its....More
in Ares Apr 27, 2015

NavWeek: Ready, Willing and Abe

Asia-Pacific watchers agree – there’s a lot riding on this week’s U.S. visit by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....More
in Ares Apr 13, 2015

NavWeek: Ballistic Bombast

China may be able to take out an American aircraft carrier with its feared DF-21 antiship ballistic missile (ASBM) without even taking a shot....More
in Ares Apr 03, 2015

NavWeek: Chinese Fireworks

As the U.S. takes sharper aim at the Asia-Pacific, China has American military vulnerabilities more squarely in its sights, according to regional....More
in Ares Mar 24, 2015

NavWeek: Semper Why

As the U.S. Marine Corps continues to tack back to its expeditionary core and the U.S. remains on course for its Asia-Pacific rebalance, the question....More
in Ares Feb 27, 2015

NavWeek: Running With the Pac

The general feeling among many of China’s naval neighbors and in U.S. military circles is that China has been turning into a bit of a bully in (re)....More
in Ares Feb 13, 2015

NavWeek: Frigate About It

Many doubt the idea that that the modified LCS will live up to the true definition of a frigate. But perhaps it's about time to give the Navy a....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.

 

Aug 27, 2015
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Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 12

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
Aug 14, 2015
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Bonanza Travel Pays 3

The legendary Beechcraft Bonanza has an impressive production record, so perhaps the marketers back in 1949 were onto something when they coined the phrase "Bonanza travel pays."...More
Aug 14, 2015
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Venerable Boeing 727 Prototype To Fly Again 28

The most famous 727, the prototype aircraft which would join United as N7001U, was delivered to the airline in October 1964 having served its time as a Boeing test aircraft....More
Aug 13, 2015
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Aviation Week And The Bomb

Aviation News did not predict how nuclear weapons would change the world. But neither did anyone else....More
Aug 13, 2015
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Collins Radar Takes The Ups And Downs Out Of Flying

Turbulence? Rockwell Collins had a solution for those bumpy rides in the early 80s with its WXR-700 Doppler Weather Radar....More
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