Posts by Nicholas Fiorenza

in Ares Jan 13, 2016

Germany Begins Negotiations With Israel On Leasing Heron TP

The Bundeswehr has begun negotiations on leasing Israel Aerospace Industries armed Heron TP medium-range long-endurance unmanned aerial systems to....More
in Ares Jan 08, 2016

German Tornados Begin Recce Mission Against Islamic State

Two Luftwaffe Tornado Recce aircraft conducted their first reconnaissance mission against the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq Jan. 8....More
in Ares Jan 07, 2016

Belgium, Spain Take Over Baltic Air Policing

Spanish Eurofighter Typhoons and Belgian F-16s took over NATO's Baltic Air Policing Mission for the first four months of 2016 from Germany and....More
in Ares Dec 21, 2015

AGS Gets Off The Ground

The first of five NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance Global Hawks made its maiden flight over the weekend as Airbus Defence and Space prepared to....More
in Ares Dec 16, 2015

Luftwaffe Begins Refueling Anti-IS Coalition Aircraft 

The Bundewehr mission to support the fight against the so-called Islamic State (IS) began on the night of Dec. 15-16 with the aerial refueling of....More
in Ares Dec 11, 2015

Luftwaffe Prepares For First Sorties Over Syria

With its arrival at Incirlik air base Dec. 10, the Luftwaffe is preparing missions over Syria. Luftwaffe Brig.Gen. Andreas Schick, commander of....More
in Ares Dec 10, 2015

Two Tornados Take Off For Turkey

Two Tornado Recce aircraft of Taktischer Luftwaffengeschwader (Tactical Air Force Squadron) 51 "Immelmann" took off from their base in Jagel Dec. 10....More
in Ares Dec 09, 2015

Airbus Helicopters' H145M Debuts With Bundeswehr

The Luftwaffe has taken delivery of its first two H145M Light Utility Helicopters (LUH) Special Operation Forces (SOF) at Airbus Helicopters'....More
in Ares Dec 01, 2015

German Government Gives Mandate For Syria Mission

The German government on Dec. 1 decided the mandate of German military support for the international coalition fighting the so-called Islamic State (....More
in Ares Nov 30, 2015

German Defense Chief Gives Details Of Support To France

The chief of defense staff of the Bundeswehr, Gen. Volker Wieker, gave details of German military support for France in its fight against terrorism....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.

 

Jan 31, 2016
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Tupolev 104: Harsh Proof Of Rapid Soviet Progress (1956) 18

Since little detail was available of the Russian design and built Tupolev 104, a profile was compiled for Aviation Week, based entirely on observations from photographs, experts such as engineers knowledgeable in typical Russian aircraft design and of its landing at London Airport....More
Jan 28, 2016
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A Near View Of French Aviators (1917) 2

Some of the largest battles of the First World War were taking place in France when Aviation Week was first published....More
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