Aviation Week’s Warning and the Founding of NASA Langley

One hundred years ago this week, on February 15, 1917, Aviation Week’s founding editors issued an urgent warning . The U.S. had severed diplomatic relations with Germany and was on the verge of entering World War I. But the magazine warned that the nation was ill-prepared to fight an air war. “Today...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.