Joe Anselmo

Editor-In-Chief , Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Joe Anselmo

Aviation Week Exclusively Details Boeing's Project X - The 707 (1953)

in From The Archives Jul 01, 2019
In June 1953, Aviation Week was the first publication to detail Boeing's effort to develop the company’s first passenger jet, the 707 or “Project X.”...

When Aviation Week Fell For Lies About U-2 Crash In Russia (1960)

in From The Archives May 13, 2019
Two weeks after a U.S. U-2 reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by Soviet air defenses on May 1, 1960, Aviation Week was still buying the false line......

From The Archives: First Flight of the Northrop F-5G Tigershark

in From The Archives Sep 13, 2017
The first flight of the Northrop F-5G Tigershark – soon rebranded as the F-20 – was featured on our cover in September, 1982, attaining a speed of......

88 Years Ago In Aviation Week: National Air Races

in From The Archives Aug 31, 2017
Just weeks before the stock market crash that triggered the Great Depression, the aviation world’s eyes were on the 1929 National Air Races, held in......

Editor’s Perspective: My John Glenn Story

in On Space Dec 13, 2016
Aviation Week's Editor-in-Chief had his first exchange with John Glenn when he was 12 years old. The topic: Air Force One....

When Aviation Week Was Accused of Treason -- The Back Story Revealed

in From The Archives Aug 26, 2016
A 1957 revelation that the U.S. was tracking Soviet missile launches from a secret radar in Turkey has its roots in sleuthing of students from......

When Aviation Week Was Accused Of Treason

in From The Archives Aug 23, 2016
Aviation Week editors routinely get blowback when they write about sensitive topics, and the best example of that may be an October 1957 story that......

Airbus A-300: This Is The Start Of Something Big (1968)

in From The Archives Aug 05, 2016
The A-300 was touted as quiet, spacious, more efficient and twice as reliable as other airliners of the day....

50 Years Ago In Aviation Week

in From The Archives Jul 29, 2016
Aviation Week’s Aug. 1, 1966 edition chronicled the launch of the 490-seat Boeing 747, the joining of the first 737, and a story about a jet-powered......

1927: Charles Lindbergh Receives A Nation's Welcome

in From The Archives Jun 09, 2016
The June 20, 1927 cover of Aviation featured U.S. President Calvin Coolidge bestowing the Distinguished Flying Cross on Col. Charles Lindbergh for......
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