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Apr 30, 2015
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First Flight of Blue Origin's New Shepard 3

Blue Origin sent its New Shepard suborbital human spacecraft to an altitude of 307,000 ft. over West Texas, with a “perfect” first developmental flight of the crew capsule but loss of the reusable cryogenic booster to a hydraulic-system failure....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.

 

May 1, 2015
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From The Archives: 1956 Lockheed Job Advertisement

Less than a year after the U-2 Dragon Lady made its first flight, Lockheed was enticing jobseekers in the engineering field with ads promising 'a new era of classified projects'....More
Apr 30, 2015
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From The Archives: 1956 Rolls-Royce Advert 3

This advert appeared in Aviation Week & Space Technology a little over eight years after the iconic Dart engine powered the maiden flight of the prototype Viscount. The engine helped make the Vickers Viscount one of Britain's best-selling aircraft....More
Apr 30, 2015
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Disappointed in Boeing’s Earnings? Be Glad It’s Not 1956 5

Luckily for CEO Jim McNerney, this is not 1956....More
Apr 29, 2015
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From The Archives: 1956 Boeing 707 Advertisement

Almost two years after the rollout of the 707 prototype at Renton Field, Boeing placed adverts in Aviation Week & Space Technology promoting the flight characteristics of the airplane. "Seattle to Washington, D.C., and return - in 8 hours, 6 minutes!"...More
Apr 28, 2015
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When the Pentagon First Let Women Fly in Combat (1993) 28

Twenty-two years ago, the U.S. defense secretary proposed allowing women to fly in combat. Now, the first female fighter pilot is a member of Congress....More
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May 5, 2015
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A Simple Way To Make Lease Returns Easier

Here is one way to save money and headaches when returning a leased aircraft....More
May 5, 2015
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ISS Fluid Dynamics Experiment: Fresh-Brewed Espresso 1

"Coffee: the finest organic suspension ever devised," according to European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti....More
May 1, 2015
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From The Archives: 1956 Lockheed Job Advertisement

Less than a year after the U-2 Dragon Lady made its first flight, Lockheed was enticing jobseekers in the engineering field with ads promising 'a new era of classified projects'....More
Apr 30, 2015
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From The Archives: 1956 Rolls-Royce Advert 3

This advert appeared in Aviation Week & Space Technology a little over eight years after the iconic Dart engine powered the maiden flight of the prototype Viscount. The engine helped make the Vickers Viscount one of Britain's best-selling aircraft....More
Apr 30, 2015
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Disappointed in Boeing’s Earnings? Be Glad It’s Not 1956 5

Luckily for CEO Jim McNerney, this is not 1956....More
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