Posts by Amy Butler

in Ares Jun 11, 2015

VIDEO: F-35A Refueling Hook Up

Here's a video of an F-35A from Edwards AFB, California, topping off during Green Flag hosted at Nellis AFB, Nevada....More
in Ares Jun 08, 2015

Read the F-35 Accident Report 

You'll also see pictures of the accident damage and diagrams of the failure in the 3rd stage integrally bladed rotor....More
in Ares May 28, 2015

Videos: F-35B Operational Test Trials

Aviation Week's Senior Pentagon Editor witnessed aviation history aboard USS Wasp for the first-ever F-35B Operational Test (OT-1) trials off the....More
in From The Archives Feb 02, 2015

The Long Sordid Path To KC-46 (2011)

What should have been a straightforward integration to modify a commercial jet with refueling and cargo systems evolved into the procurement scandal....More
in Ares Jan 26, 2015

New Photos: Chilled Lightning

F-35 begins extreme climate testing....More
in From The Archives Jan 23, 2015

When Lockheed Martin Won The JSF Award (2001)

During its nearly 100 years of coverage, Aviation Week....More
in Ares Jan 22, 2015

10 Things To Watch In The 2016 Budget Request

Six years into his presidency, President Barack Obama is planning to finally submit his budget request to Congress on time—meaning the week of Feb. 2....More
in Ares Oct 22, 2014

NEW PICS: E-2D Preps for First Deployment

The U.S. Navy last week celebrated 50 years of service by the E-2 Hawkeye airborne command and control aircraft by declaring initial operaitonal....More
in Ares Oct 09, 2014

3DELRR Latest in String of Radar Losses for Northrop

Raytheon’s win of the U.S. Air Force’s Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long Range Radar contract sealed the company’s dominance in....More
in Ares Sep 24, 2014

Was that a Lackluster F-22 Debut?

They let the Raptor out of the nest ... but just to drop a thousand-pounder?....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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