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Jan 13, 2016

Germany Begins Negotiations With Israel On Leasing Heron TP

The Bundeswehr has begun negotiations on leasing Israel Aerospace Industries armed Heron TP medium-range long-endurance unmanned aerial systems to bridge the gap until it acquires a European UAS by 2025, along with France, Italy and Spain....More
Jan 31, 2016

Tupolev 104: Harsh Proof Of Rapid Soviet Progress (1956)18

Since little detail was available of the Russian design and built Tupolev 104, a profile was compiled for Aviation Week, based entirely on observations from photographs, experts such as engineers knowledgeable in typical Russian aircraft design and of its landing at London Airport....More
Oct 19, 2015

North Pole of Saturn's Moon Enceladus Seen In Fresh Detail12

Scientists expected the north polar region of Enceladus to be heavily cratered, based on low-resolution images from the Voyager mission, but the new high-resolution Cassini images show a landscape of stark contrasts....More
Jan 21, 2016

Friday Trivia: Top 10 Oldest Jet Airliner Tail Numbers5

Some aircraft have the distinction of having the same tail number since delivery from the manufacturer, even after having been flown by multiple operators....More
Jul 28, 2015

Aviation Week & Space Technology, August 17: Russian Airlines

Ahead of the Moscow Air Show we are taking a close look at the Russian air transport sector....More
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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.

 

Jan 31, 2016
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Tupolev 104: Harsh Proof Of Rapid Soviet Progress (1956) 18

Since little detail was available of the Russian design and built Tupolev 104, a profile was compiled for Aviation Week, based entirely on observations from photographs, experts such as engineers knowledgeable in typical Russian aircraft design and of its landing at London Airport....More
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