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Aug 09, 2012

FedEx Faces FAA Fines

Earlier this week, FAA proposed a $1 million fine against Horizon Air for flying Bombardier DHC-8 turboprops with the wrong rivets. Today, FedEx....More
Aug 09, 2012

Airline Uniform Fashion

Virgin America’s new crew uniform, designed by Banana Republic, was rolled out this week. Featuring silk scarves and red trench coats, the airline....More
Aug 07, 2012

Best Training for Pilots?

Several aviation industry entities predict a growing demand for pilots over the next couple decades. Boeing forecasts a need for 460,000 new....More
Aug 03, 2012

Weekend Fun: Build Your Own A380

Now that you've made your own A320NEO, it's time to get the scissors ready for the next challenge: an Airbus A380....More
Aug 03, 2012

LUV2LIKE SWA: Zuckerbird!

To celebrate becoming the first airline to have 3 million Facebook fans, Southwest is offering discounted fares today and unveiling a new concept....More
Aug 02, 2012

TAM Goes to Rio

As athletes are breaking records in London, the next Summer Olympics host city is prepping for something unprecedented of its own. TAM Airlines, the....More
Jul 31, 2012

United's Boeing 787 Unveiled

Going all out on social media for the unveiling of its brand new Boeing 787, United broadcast the unveiling event live online, accompanied by the....More
Jul 30, 2012

Eurocopter's X3 - Son of Rotodyne?

Could Eurocopter's X3 high-speed helicopter lead to a rekindling of interest in intercity vertical take-off and landing transports, an idea that was....More
Jul 27, 2012

Panalpina's Second 747-8F In Service

Panalpina's second 747-8F, wet-leased from Atlas Air, was delivered on 25th July from Seattle, and pressed straight into service from Huntsville.  It....More
Jul 27, 2012

In Pictures: American's New Interiors

American Airlines today revealed more details on the interiors of its new Boeing 777-300s and A320 family aircraft, which will be delivered from....More
Jul 27, 2012

Friday Fun: Build Your Own A320NEO

Cut. Fold. Stick. Enjoy.  Download and print the A4 version here....More
Jul 26, 2012

London Olympics - in the air

As the Olympics get underway in the UK it seems there are signs of the games to be seen everywhere one looks – particularly on a journey that takes....More
Jul 26, 2012

787 - condition of assembly

Boeing’s earning call earlier today (July 25) provides an opportunity for me to show recent photos taken of the 787 production line in Everett’s Blg....More
Jul 26, 2012

Behind the Aeromexico Order

Aeromexico's order to 100 aircraft, worth $11 billion at list prices (so maybe $5.5 billion actually?), interests me in many respects.  1. Aeromexico....More
Jul 25, 2012

Top 100 Aircraft - Time to Disagree

Flying magazine has published its list of "the 100 most influential airplanes of all time" - and you can view the photo gallery here. Now, as its....More
From The Archives

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.

 

Aug 27, 2015
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Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 20

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
Aug 14, 2015
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Bonanza Travel Pays 3

The legendary Beechcraft Bonanza has an impressive production record, so perhaps the marketers back in 1949 were onto something when they coined the phrase "Bonanza travel pays."...More
Aug 14, 2015
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Venerable Boeing 727 Prototype To Fly Again 29

The most famous 727, the prototype aircraft which would join United as N7001U, was delivered to the airline in October 1964 having served its time as a Boeing test aircraft....More
Aug 13, 2015
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Aviation Week And The Bomb

Aviation News did not predict how nuclear weapons would change the world. But neither did anyone else....More
Aug 13, 2015
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Collins Radar Takes The Ups And Downs Out Of Flying

Turbulence? Rockwell Collins had a solution for those bumpy rides in the early 80s with its WXR-700 Doppler Weather Radar....More
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