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May 12, 2015

1976 McDonnell Douglas F-18 Advertisement3

More than two years before first flight of the F-18 Hornet, this advertisement was placed in the April 19, 1976 issue of Aviation Week....More
May 08, 2015

1953 Honeywell Advertisement Magazine Cover1

The control system theory that makes for precision autoflight control of today’s modern jetliners is taken for granted, but in 1953 – only 30 years....More
May 07, 2015

1966 Lockheed SST Advertisement

Unfortunately for the child pictured in this advertisement, he would never get to experience supersonic travel on 'America's SST' - the L-2000. The....More
May 06, 2015

Stealth. 80,000ft. $375 Million A Copy. Did We Say This Was In 1970?7

Aviation Week's 1970 story on the then-secret Compass Arrow unmanned air vehicle only scratched the surface of one of the era's most interesting....More
May 06, 2015

1966 Boeing 737 Advertisement7

This advertisement for the Boeing 737 - "the newest member of world's first family of jets" - appeared in Aviation Week....More
May 06, 2015

1967 Concorde Advertisement1

This double-page advertisement for Concorde was placed in Aviation Week....More
May 01, 2015

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....More
Apr 30, 2015

1956 Rolls-Royce Advert3

This advert appeared in Aviation Week....More
Apr 30, 2015

Disappointed in Boeing’s Earnings? Be Glad It’s Not 19565

Luckily for CEO Jim McNerney, this is not 1956....More
Apr 29, 2015

1956 Boeing 707 Advertisement

Almost two years after the rollout of the 707 prototype at Renton Field, Boeing placed adverts in Aviation Week....More
Apr 28, 2015

When the Pentagon First Let Women Fly in Combat (1993)30

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....More
Apr 27, 2015

Looking Ahead, And Back, At U.S. Airline Profits (1959)

Predictions of potential U.S. airline record earnings were made by Aviation Week 56 years ago....More
Apr 24, 2015

Airbus A380 Makes First Flight (2005)2

The Airbus A380 made its first flight on April 27, 2005. The story since has been full of ups and downs. See our original coverage from 2005....More
Apr 14, 2015

Apollo 13 Story Is Still Gripping After 45 Years (1970)5

The flight of Apollo 13 in April 1970 was one of the most dramatic events in the history of human spaceflight –- and ultimately one of NASA’s finest....More
Apr 10, 2015

Lessons From Space Shuttle Columbia (1981)11

The space shuttle was a magnificent machine, the most capable spaceship ever built. It was also a fragile monster that required an expensive standing....More
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Aviation Week is approaching its 100th anniversary in 2016. Here, we highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

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