Tony Osborne

London Bureau Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Tony Osborne

in Ares Jul 31, 2015

Exercise Indradhanush: Flankers And Typhoons Battle In British Skies

The British Royal Air Force and Indian Air Force have hailed the success of a major exercise which saw the deployment of four Sukhoi Su-30MKI ‘....More
in Ares Jul 24, 2015

Indian Air Force Arrives For Exercise Indradhanush

The Indian Air Force has arrived in the U.K. to take part in Exercise Indradhanush (Rainbow), a bilateral air and ground exercise which will see....More
in Ares Jul 15, 2015

Kawasaki P-1 Flies At Air Tattoo

Japan's Kawasaki P-1 makes its first flight rehearsals in readiness for the Royal International Air Tattoo....More
in Ares Jun 22, 2015

Bombers in Britain

B-52s and B-2s conduct “assuring and deterring” mission in Eastern Europe....More
in Ares May 11, 2015

NATO Tigers Head For Turkey

The most eastern of the Tiger Meets yet, this year’s event from May 4-16 was unfortunately also one of the smallest with just seven of the 23 regular....More
in Ares Apr 02, 2015

UAE’s Mysterious Airbase

Airfields are blossoming in the desert of the United Arab Emirates, with Google Earth revealing a new facility in the desert near the country’s....More
in Ares Mar 31, 2015

Operation Decisive Storm -- Air Power Over Yemen

A Saudi-led coalition of Middle Eastern and African states has started a major air campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen. We take a look at the air....More
in Ares Sep 15, 2014

Video: Fighting Falcons Over Greenland

The story behind the Royal Danish Air Force's stunning in-cockpit footage of F-16s over Greenland....More
in Things With Wings, Ares Aug 08, 2014

Lancasters United

The world's last two airworthy Avro Lancasters have reunited with the arrival of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's example in the U.K....More
in Ares Jul 14, 2014

A Greek Tragedy

While the Royal International Air Tattoo should have been the venue for the international debut of the F-35 Lightning II, it was also the final....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) 20

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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