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Aug 23, 2016

Luftwaffe A310 MRTTs Complete 1,000 Flying Hours Over Syria And Iraq4

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 Treason15

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
Aug 24, 2016

Third Generation Flying Eye Hospital Set For Departure12

Orbis International is planning to take its “new” Boeing MD-10 Flying Eye hospital on its inaugural work trip next month, a back-to-the-future mission to China, the inaugural destination for the first Orbis flying eye hospital, a DC-8, back in 1982....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 23, 2016
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When Aviation Week Was Accused Of Treason 15

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
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
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