Ares http://aviationweek.com/blog/6697/feed Aviation Week's defense blog en Smithsonian Air & Space Museum "Innovations in Flight" Day http://aviationweek.com/blog/smithsonian-air-space-museum-innovations-flight-day <div class="node-body blog-body">The Udvar-Hazy center at Washington Dulles International Airport was the venue for the annual Smithsonian Innovations in Flight Day, this year coinciding with the US Coast Guard's centennial celebrations. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/smithsonian-air-space-museum-innovations-flight-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/smithsonian-air-space-museum-innovations-flight-day#comments Blog Things With Wings Ares Sat, 18 Jun 2016 16:44:00 +0000 1470491 at http://aviationweek.com Luftwaffe Steals Berlin Air Show http://aviationweek.com/blog/luftwaffe-steals-berlin-air-show-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">The acronym ILA stands for Internationale Luft- und Raumfahrtaustellung (International Aerospace Show) but it has always been very much a German affair.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/luftwaffe-steals-berlin-air-show-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/luftwaffe-steals-berlin-air-show-0#comments Blog Defense Ares Tue, 31 May 2016 14:22:00 +0000 1460091 at http://aviationweek.com Canada's Snowbirds Team - Unique In Military Aviation http://aviationweek.com/blog/canadas-snowbirds-team-unique-military-aviation <div class="node-body blog-body">The day the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds team came to Washington...and landed at the city's international airport.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/canadas-snowbirds-team-unique-military-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/canadas-snowbirds-team-unique-military-aviation#comments Blog Defense Ares Wed, 25 May 2016 13:05:00 +0000 1457421 at http://aviationweek.com On The ATAC! Legacy Fighters At The Cutting Edge Of Warfare http://aviationweek.com/blog/atac-legacy-fighters-cutting-edge-warfare <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week recently visited one company who use fighters of a bygone age in the most modern of warfare scenarios. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/atac-legacy-fighters-cutting-edge-warfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/atac-legacy-fighters-cutting-edge-warfare#comments Blog Defense Ares Wed, 18 May 2016 14:43:00 +0000 1448951 at http://aviationweek.com Flying with the Army's Golden Knights http://aviationweek.com/blog/flying-armys-golden-knights <div class="node-body blog-body">For almost 60 years the US Army's freefall parachutist display team has wowed the crowds across the USA and from time to time, abroad. On a predictably warm and cloudless day in Arizona recently, Aviation Week was invited to ride along with the team as they performed their routine. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/flying-armys-golden-knights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/flying-armys-golden-knights#comments AWIN_Defense Blog Ares Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:20:00 +0000 1437191 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon In New Radar Trials http://aviationweek.com/blog/us-navy-p-8-poseidon-new-radar-trials <div class="node-body blog-body">For almost 40 years the US Navy has flown P-3 Orions out of Dallas-Love Field airport, operated by a little-known unit said to be called NASC-FS or NAWC-23. Recently it was reported that a P-8 Poseidon was now based at Dallas.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/us-navy-p-8-poseidon-new-radar-trials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/us-navy-p-8-poseidon-new-radar-trials#comments AWIN_Defense Ares Mon, 11 Apr 2016 17:56:00 +0000 1436151 at http://aviationweek.com RNLAF KDC-10 F-35 Aerial Refueling Premier http://aviationweek.com/blog/rnlaf-kdc-10-f-35-aerial-refueling-premier <div class="node-body blog-body">The Royal Netherlands Air Force received its national certification for aerial refueling of the F-35 after both Dutch fighters of this type received fuel from an RNLAF KDC-10 for the first time last week. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/rnlaf-kdc-10-f-35-aerial-refueling-premier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/rnlaf-kdc-10-f-35-aerial-refueling-premier#comments Blog Defense Ares Fri, 08 Apr 2016 13:03:00 +0000 1435091 at http://aviationweek.com First Belgian NH90 Pilot Qualified For Landing On Frigates http://aviationweek.com/blog/first-belgian-nh90-pilot-qualified-landing-frigates <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The first Belgian NH90 Caiman pilot was qualifed Feb. 11 to land on the deck&nbsp; of a frigate. Accompanied by a Dutch instructor, the pilot made 10 landings with the Belgian navy&#39;s Caiman RN03 on the flight deck of the Royal Netherlands Navy frigate Zr. Ms. Zeeland.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/first-belgian-nh90-pilot-qualified-landing-frigates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/first-belgian-nh90-pilot-qualified-landing-frigates#comments Blog Defense Ares Mon, 15 Feb 2016 17:11:00 +0000 1409281 at http://aviationweek.com Germany Begins Negotiations With Israel On Leasing Heron TP http://aviationweek.com/blog/germany-begins-negotiations-israel-leasing-heron-tp <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>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.</p</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/germany-begins-negotiations-israel-leasing-heron-tp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/germany-begins-negotiations-israel-leasing-heron-tp#comments Blog Defense Ares Wed, 13 Jan 2016 17:13:00 +0000 1395631 at http://aviationweek.com German Tornados Begin Recce Mission Against Islamic State http://aviationweek.com/blog/german-tornados-begin-recce-mission-against-islamic-state <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Two Luftwaffe Tornado Recce aircraft conducted their first reconnaissance mission against the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq Jan. 8.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/german-tornados-begin-recce-mission-against-islamic-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/german-tornados-begin-recce-mission-against-islamic-state#comments Blog Defense Ares Fri, 08 Jan 2016 15:40:00 +0000 1394521 at http://aviationweek.com