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Sep 20, 2012

Crunching Gravel - 146s Down Under

If you are going to beat up an airliner by flying repeatedly to remote gravel airstrips, it might as well be a BAe 146. And that's what Cobham....More
Sep 17, 2012

FAA ISO Super Radar

The FAA is in search of one future radar system that will do the job today it takes eight radar systems to do. The agency on October 18th will gather....More
Sep 14, 2012

Ethiopian's First 787-8

Ethiopian Airlines yesterday took delivery of its first Boeing 787, making it the first airline outside of Japan to operate the type. The airline....More
Sep 14, 2012

Intersky, the only highlight at ILA

The debate about whether you need all these air shows is not new. Companies are complaining about the excessive cost of attending four or five of....More
Sep 13, 2012

Text A Flight On Alaska

Alaska Airlines launched mobile site ( for passengers can book a flight, check gate information, pay for bags, select a seat and....More
Sep 12, 2012

Do Airliners Have to be Boring?

With both Airbus and Boeing choosing to pass up the opportunity to design all-new next-generation single-aisles, in favor of minimum-change re-....More
Sep 12, 2012

Island Air Says Aloha to ATRs

After the latest step in Hawaiian regional carrier Island Air’s new business plan, island hopping might get a bit easier in the Aloha State. Island....More
Sep 12, 2012

FAA Developing Next-Generation TCAS

The traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) - internationally known as the airborne collision avoidance system (ACAS) - has been....More
Sep 12, 2012

800 Tons of Inflight Waste

Alaska Airlines and regional carrier Horizon Air recycled 800 tons of inflight waste last year, according to its just released Sustainability Report....More
Sep 12, 2012

CRJ deliveries continue falling

In 2011, Bombardier delivered 46 CRJs to airlines worldwide - 13 CRJ700s, 16 CRJ900s, and 17 CRJ1000s. As of September 12, 2012, Bombardier has....More
Sep 12, 2012

Rolls-Royce Gets Royal Visit

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as part of their Far East tour, have been on a walkabout of the new Rolls-Royce facility in Seletar, Singapore.  ....More
Sep 12, 2012

Airlines and their toys at #ILA12

Two years ago ILA was the stage for a massive Emirates A380 order. The airline bought another 32 aircraft at the time, by far the biggest single....More
Sep 09, 2012

Download Aviation Week's ILA 2012 App

Aviation Week's editorial team will be in Berlin bringing you news, interviews, analysis and photos from the ILA air show. Stay up to date with all....More
Sep 07, 2012

United pushes 737-900ER through 500 mark

Boeing reports an uptick in sales of its largest 737 model, the -900ER, which passed the 500 milestone this week when (according to before and after....More
Sep 06, 2012

Last Singapore Airlines A380 on order delivered

Singapore Airlines took delivery of its 19th and last A380 on order this week. The aircraft was ferried from Toulouse to Singapore on Thursday....More
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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
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