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Oct 15, 2012

40 Under 40: Commercial Stars

We asked the global aviation industry to nominate people under the age of 40 who are doing amazing things. We were inundated with responses. It....More
Oct 15, 2012

Photo: When I grow up, I want to be a 757

Bearing more than a passing resemblance in both profile and livery, an Augsburg Airways Embraer 195 (operating for Lufthansa) passes an Icelandair....More
Oct 12, 2012

Something For The Weekend: Paper Plane

Thanks to the folks at GE Aviation for providing this weekend's fun task - make a paper plane. And if you missed it before, click here to build your....More
Oct 12, 2012

Wizz Air to charge for carry-ons. What's next?

Wizz Air has announced that it will charge €10 for carry-on baggage on all of its flights from October 24. The airline made the decision after a....More
Oct 11, 2012

CIT cancels four Embraer 190s

In Embraer's 3rd quarter 2012 orders and deliveries report, it has been revealed that CIT cancelled four of 10 Embraer 190s it ordered in November....More
Oct 10, 2012

G650 Roll-off Revealed by NTSB

As part of its final report on the Apr. 2, 2011 crash of G650 (s/n 6002) in Roswell, New Mexico, the NTSB discussed the asymmetrical aerodynamic....More
Oct 09, 2012

BA's A380: Engines On (photo)

BA's first Airbus A380, which is due to be delivered to the airline next July, is taking shape. Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines were installed onto the....More
Oct 09, 2012

Video: Painting The World's Largest Salmon

The first paragraph of this Alaska Airlines press release is so good, I just had to copy and paste it here.  ....More
Oct 05, 2012

Gulf Air A330-300 order in doubt

Gulf Air's order for 20 A330-300s, placed in July 2008, is increasing looking doubtful. Delivery slots for A330s ordered in early 2008 were available....More
Oct 05, 2012

Boeing Takes The Lead In Order Race

The 2012 target of 30 orders for its A380 is slipping away from Airbus. So far this year, the airframer has only received an order for four of the....More
Oct 05, 2012

Aviation Week's Photo Contest: Have You Entered?

The deadline for entering Aviation Week's 21st annual photo contest is fast approaching.  Entries will be judged by a panel of aviation photographers....More
Oct 05, 2012

Note to Privacy Advocates

If you’re trying to hide a giant marijuana garden on the South Side of Chicago, full motion video works just as well on helicopters as on unmanned....More
Oct 04, 2012

Rolls-Royce RB.211 - Sheep Scarer Supreme

Heard the one about the amateur mechanic who took a Rolls-Royce RB.211-22B turbofan from a TWA Lockheed L-1011 and ran it in his backyard? Well you....More
Oct 03, 2012

Making Real Ground With Virtual Towers

Sweden’s Saab Sensis says it will begin in January a certification program for what will be the world’s first remotely operated control tower at an....More
Oct 01, 2012

Qatar Airways, Oneworld announcement days away?

Etihad Airways CEO James Hogan gave the keynote speech for the World Routes conference here in Abu Dhabi, representing the host carrier in his....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.


Sep 18, 2015

The U.S.-Russian Moon Landing That Never Happened (1963) 7

U.S. President John F. Kennedy is well known for the 1961 speech to Congress in which he made the Apollo program a national goal. Less remembered is his controversial offer two years later to cooperate with the Soviet Union on a manned lunar landing....More
Sep 10, 2015

Airbus A380 Is Your Hotel In The Sky (2001) 5

In a September 2001 advertisement, Airbus promised to bring glamour back to passenger travel with its new A380, comparing the double-decker airliner to a hotel....More
Sep 9, 2015

Pratt & Whitney's Record Behind the DC-6 Record (1947) 2

Pratt & Whitney takes to the cover of AVIATION to credit its Double Wasp engines for the DC-6's record transatlantic flight....More
Aug 27, 2015

Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 22

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
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