Posts by Nicholas Fiorenza

in Ares Jan 07, 2015

Luftwaffe Medevacs Peshmerga Fighters

A Luftwaffe C-160 medical evacuation aircraft flew four wounded Peshmerga fighters to Germany Jan. 6....More
in Ares Jan 07, 2015

Dutch And Belgian F-16s Bomb Islamic "State"

The first Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) detachment of six F-16s this week returns to the Netherlands from the Mideast after having flown 375....More
in Ares Dec 23, 2014

Europeans Plan Joint Tanker Transport Fleet

The Netherlands, Norway and Poland are preparing negotiations with Airbus Military and Space on the acquisition of a joint fleet of four Multi-Role....More
in Ares Dec 22, 2014

Grizzly Goes To Germany

The German Ministry of Defense has released video of the first German A400M landing at its home base of Wunstorf Dec. 19....More
in Ares Dec 09, 2014

NATO Goes Dutch Intercepting Russian aircraft (updated with video)

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Dec. 1 that there have been over 400 scrambles of allied aircraft so far this year to intercept Russian....More
in Ares Dec 09, 2014

Estonia Goes Dutch For CV90

The Netherlands is selling 44 CV90 armored infantry fighting vehicles to Estonia. The contract was signed by Dutch Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-....More
in Ares Nov 17, 2014

Belgium Receives Last NH90 Troop Transport Helicopter

The last of four NH90 troop transport helicopters ordered by Belgium, designated RN08, was handed over in Marignane, France, Nov. 13....More
in Ares Nov 05, 2014

F-35s Go Dutch

The Royal Netherlands Air Force's (RNLAF) 323 Squadron took command of the first two Dutch F-35s in Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 4....More
in Ares Oct 29, 2014

Poland and Germany Deepen Army Cooperation

Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak and German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen signed a statement of intent to....More
in Ares Oct 06, 2014

Belgian and RNLAF F-16s Go Dutch Supporting Iraqi Forces

A Belgian air force F-16 dropped a GPS-guided bomb in support of Iraqi forces Oct. 5. It was the first time Belgium used munitions against Islamic....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.


Oct 8, 2015

The Case Of The Missing F-117 Parts (2001) 19

How AW&ST found out what had happened to the remains of a shot-down F-117....More
Sep 18, 2015

The U.S.-Russian Moon Landing That Never Happened (1963) 8

U.S. President John F. Kennedy is well known for the 1961 speech to Congress in which he made the Apollo program a national goal. Less remembered is his controversial offer two years later to cooperate with the Soviet Union on a manned lunar landing....More
Sep 10, 2015

Airbus A380 Is Your Hotel In The Sky (2001) 5

In a September 2001 advertisement, Airbus promised to bring glamour back to passenger travel with its new A380, comparing the double-decker airliner to a hotel....More
Sep 9, 2015

Pratt & Whitney's Record Behind the DC-6 Record (1947) 2

Pratt & Whitney takes to the cover of AVIATION to credit its Double Wasp engines for the DC-6's record transatlantic flight....More
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