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Aug 23, 2016

Luftwaffe A310 MRTTs Complete 1,000 Flying Hours Over Syria And Iraq

The Luftwaffe completed 1,000 flying hours Aug. 20 with Airbus A310 Multirole Tanker Transports (MRTTs) refueling coalition aircraft operating against the so-called Islamic State in Syria and Iraq....More
Aug 23, 2016

When Aviation Week Was Accused Of Treason

Aviation Week editors routinely get blowback when they write about sensitive topics, and the best example of that may be an October 1957 story that revealed the U.S. had been tracking Russian missile launches from advanced long-range radar units in Turkey....More
Feb 23, 2016

SpaceX to Launch SES-9 Atop Falcon 92

SpaceX is ready to launch the SES-9 commercial communications satellite for Luxembourg fleet operator SES on Feb. 24. But the Hawthorne, Calif.-based company will not attempt a land-based recovery of the Falcon 9 core stage, owing to performance requirements needed to get the 5,330-kg spacecraft to geosynchronous orbit in....More
Jul 22, 2016

Future Of The Super Puma In Doubt?

Taking a look at the future of the Super Puma....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.

 

Aug 5, 2016
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Airbus A-300: This Is The Start Of Something Big (1968) 15

The A-300 was touted as quiet, spacious, more efficient and twice as reliable as other airliners of the day....More
Aug 5, 2016
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707 Flight Testing – And Not Talking About Rolls (1956) 18

Our 1956 test pilot story goes into great detail about the overall impressive handling capabilities of the Boeing 707....More
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