Posts by Mike Lavitt

in From The Archives Jul 19, 2016

Aviation Week Photo Contest Offers Rich Tradition (1992)

The Aviation Week Photo Contest has been a place for excellent photography in all phases of aviation and aerospace for almost a quarter of our....More
in From The Archives Feb 29, 2016

Celebrate Leap Day With A Look Back At Our Feb. 29 Issues

Leap days are pretty rare, of course, coming only once every four years. But when you publish a weekly magazine that’s dated on Mondays, Leap....More
in From The Archives Feb 12, 2016

Finding Our Own History In 100-Year Archive

Serendipity can lead you to amazing discoveries in the 100-Year Archive. A 1917 ad for the Wright-Martin Aircraft Corp. featured a photo of a New....More
in Things With Wings, Ares Dec 24, 2015

2015 Photo Contest Winners Are A High-Flying Bunch

One of my responsibilities as director of editorial content production at Aviation Week is managing the Aviation Week Photo Contest each year. I tell....More
in On Space Oct 03, 2013

Could China's Long March 9 Reinvigorate U.S. Space Program?

After 25 years at Aviation Week in nine different jobs, it's hard not to have some memorable moments.One that stands out is a celebration that....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.

 

Aug 23, 2016
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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 that revealed the U.S. had been tracking Russian missile launches from advanced long-range radar units in Turkey....More
Aug 5, 2016
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Airbus A-300: This Is The Start Of Something Big (1968) 15

The A-300 was touted as quiet, spacious, more efficient and twice as reliable as other airliners of the day....More
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