Posts by Nicholas Fiorenza

in Ares May 31, 2016

Luftwaffe Steals Berlin Air Show

The acronym ILA stands for Internationale Luft- und Raumfahrtaustellung (International Aerospace Show) but it has always been very much a German....More
in Ares Apr 08, 2016

RNLAF KDC-10 F-35 Aerial Refueling Premier

The Royal Netherlands Air Force received its national certification for aerial refueling of the F-35 after both Dutch fighters of this type received....More
in Ares Feb 15, 2016

First Belgian NH90 Pilot Qualified For Landing On Frigates

The first Belgian NH90 Caiman pilot was qualifed Feb. 11 to land on the deck  of a frigate. Accompanied by a Dutch instructor, the pilot made 10....More
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
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.

 

Jul 29, 2016
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50 Years Ago In Aviation Week

Aviation Week’s Aug. 1, 1966 edition chronicled the launch of the 490-seat Boeing 747, the joining of the first 737, and a story about a jet-powered train....More
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