Posts by Nicholas Fiorenza

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
in Ares Sep 26, 2014

Last NATO AWACS Comes Home From Afghanistan

The last NATO E-3A airborne warning and control system (AWACS) returned to its home base in Geilenkirchen, Germany, Sept. 25....More
in Ares Sep 26, 2014

European F-16s To Participate In Air Operations Over Iraq

Six Belgian F-16s took off from their base in Florennes Sept. 26 on their way to Jordan via Greece....More
in Ares Sep 18, 2014

Spain To Relieve Dutch Patriots in Turkey

Spain will deploy two Patriot batteries and 130 troops to Turkey in January to replace the two batteries being withdrawn by the Netherlands, Spanish....More
in Ares Sep 08, 2014

New NRF

Media coverage of NATO's 4-5 September Wales summit made it sound as if the alliance was setting up a new rapid response force but the true story....More
in Ares Sep 03, 2014

RNLAF F-16s Go Dutch Patrolling Baltic Airspace

Five Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) F-16s will begin Sept. 5 to patrol Baltic airspace from Malbork air base in Poland. They join the....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) 17

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 29

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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