Tony Osborne

London Bureau Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Tony Osborne

in Ares Sep 28, 2015

Up Close and Personal with the MiG-21

Built in vast numbers for the Soviet Union, Warsaw Pact states and other countries with close ties to the Reds during the 60s and 70s, the MiG-21 is....More
in Ares Jul 31, 2015

Exercise Indradhanush: Flankers And Typhoons Battle In British Skies

The British Royal Air Force and Indian Air Force have hailed the success of a major exercise which saw the deployment of four Sukhoi Su-30MKI ‘....More
in Ares Jul 24, 2015

Indian Air Force Arrives For Exercise Indradhanush

The Indian Air Force has arrived in the U.K. to take part in Exercise Indradhanush (Rainbow), a bilateral air and ground exercise which will see....More
in Ares Jul 15, 2015

Kawasaki P-1 Flies At Air Tattoo

Japan's Kawasaki P-1 makes its first flight rehearsals in readiness for the Royal International Air Tattoo....More
in Ares Jun 22, 2015

Bombers in Britain

B-52s and B-2s conduct “assuring and deterring” mission in Eastern Europe....More
in Ares May 11, 2015

NATO Tigers Head For Turkey

The most eastern of the Tiger Meets yet, this year’s event from May 4-16 was unfortunately also one of the smallest with just seven of the 23 regular....More
in Ares Apr 02, 2015

UAE’s Mysterious Airbase

Airfields are blossoming in the desert of the United Arab Emirates, with Google Earth revealing a new facility in the desert near the country’s....More
in Ares Mar 31, 2015

Operation Decisive Storm -- Air Power Over Yemen

A Saudi-led coalition of Middle Eastern and African states has started a major air campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen. We take a look at the air....More
in Ares Sep 15, 2014

Video: Fighting Falcons Over Greenland

The story behind the Royal Danish Air Force's stunning in-cockpit footage of F-16s over Greenland....More
in Things With Wings, Ares Aug 08, 2014

Lancasters United

The world's last two airworthy Avro Lancasters have reunited with the arrival of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's example in the U.K....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.


Oct 8, 2015

The Case Of The Missing F-117 Parts (2001) 19

How AW&ST found out what had happened to the remains of a shot-down F-117....More
Sep 18, 2015

The U.S.-Russian Moon Landing That Never Happened (1963) 8

U.S. President John F. Kennedy is well known for the 1961 speech to Congress in which he made the Apollo program a national goal. Less remembered is his controversial offer two years later to cooperate with the Soviet Union on a manned lunar landing....More
Sep 10, 2015

Airbus A380 Is Your Hotel In The Sky (2001) 5

In a September 2001 advertisement, Airbus promised to bring glamour back to passenger travel with its new A380, comparing the double-decker airliner to a hotel....More
Sep 9, 2015

Pratt & Whitney's Record Behind the DC-6 Record (1947) 2

Pratt & Whitney takes to the cover of AVIATION to credit its Double Wasp engines for the DC-6's record transatlantic flight....More
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