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Sep 14, 2016

VX-23 'Salty Dogs' F/A-18F Super Hornet unveiled in special scheme

Possibly the first pictures online of this VX-23 Hornet, absed at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, featuring the State flag's colours as part of its scheme. [all photos by Nigel Howarth]     ....More
Aug 26, 2016

When Aviation Week Was Accused of Treason -- The Back Story Revealed7

A 1957 revelation that the U.S. was tracking Soviet missile launches from a secret radar in Turkey has its roots in sleuthing of students from Kettering Grammar School in the UK....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
Sep 12, 2016

50 And Counting For The BK117-850D2

Six years after the first BK117-850D2 was converted the 50th conversion is about to be completed....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 26, 2016
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When Aviation Week Was Accused of Treason -- The Back Story Revealed 7

A 1957 revelation that the U.S. was tracking Soviet missile launches from a secret radar in Turkey has its roots in sleuthing of students from Kettering Grammar School in the UK....More
Aug 23, 2016
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When Aviation Week Was Accused Of Treason 23

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
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