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in Ares Jul 01, 2014

Two of Europe's major land defense companies finally decide to merge

Nexter Systems of France and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann are the happy fiancés....More
in Things With Wings May 30, 2014

Ranking The World’s Airlines

Aviation Week released its annual Top Performing Airlines study this week, and as always, the rankings reveal some surprising results and interesting trends....More
in On Space Jul 25, 2014

SpaceX on Rumored Layoffs

California company sees 5% workforce reduction....More
in From The Archives Sep 01, 2014

Technology Surprise, 1945-Style

The forward-swept-wing, four-jet, fixed-landing-gear Junkers Ju287 looks weird today. Think what it looked like in 1945....More
in Things With Wings Aug 20, 2014

US Airways says goodbye to the 737 Classic

US Airways ceased 737-400 revenue service yesterday, ending 30 years of 737 Classic operations. The final flights, flown between their Charlotte, Dallas/Ft. Worth and Philadelphia hubs, were appropriately designated AWE737....More
in On Space Apr 01, 2014

Baker's Dozen

SpaceX continues to shake up the industry with significantly lower costs to orbit than other launch providers....More
in Things With Wings Apr 23, 2014

Aftermarket rebound, or 'easy comps'?

With earnings season ramping up, early returns point to a continued rebound in the aftermarket....More
in Things With Wings, Ares May 02, 2014

A400M: The Horror, The Horror

Airbus CEO promises no more A400M, Meads experiences....More
in Ares Aug 15, 2014

Failed Intercept Attempt in Huntsville: Conference Bungles Press at SMD 2014

A lot of hay has been made on Twitter (I tweet @ABAviationweek) of the ham-handed treatment of the media during this week’s 17th Annual Space and Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville this week....More
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Sep 1, 2014
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Multinational Fighter Force Conducts Baltic Air Policing

Several NATO air forces began the latest, reinforced Baltic air policing mission today....More
Sep 1, 2014
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1981: SR-71 Pilot Report

AW&ST's Los Angeles bureau chief (and later managing editor), Robert Ropelewski, wrote the first SR-71 pilot report by an aerospace journalist....More
Sep 1, 2014
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Technology Surprise, 1945-Style

The forward-swept-wing, four-jet, fixed-landing-gear Junkers Ju287 looks weird today. Think what it looked like in 1945....More
Aug 29, 2014
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Boeing’s 787 ecoDemonstrator goes to work

Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator is back – but this time the company is using a 787 for the role rather than the polished aluminum 737-800 which it leased from American Airlines for the first ecoDem mission in 2012....More

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