Penton's Aviation Week, Boeing note 100-year anniversaries

Penton´s Aviation Week & Space Technology launched its 100-year digital archive in collaboration with Boeing (NYSE: BA), the sponsor of the archive, the company said.

Both companies trace their roots to 1916.

The archive includes 4,500 issues and nearly 500,000 pages of articles, photos and advertising. It can be found at

Aviation Week traces its roots to August 1, 1916, when Lester D. Gardner published the first issue entitled Aviation and Aeronautical Engineering to “provide the aeronautical profession with the latest and most helpful technical information.”

The archive can be viewed by anyone who visits the site and can be searched by year, event, company, personality or author.

Penton´s Aviation Week Network is a multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries. The product portfolio includes Aviation Week & Space Technology, AC-U-KWIK, Aircraft Blue Book,, Air Charter Guide, Air Transport World,, Aviation Week Intelligence Network, Business & Commercial Aviation, ShowNews, SpeedNews, Fleet and MRO forecasts, global maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) tradeshows and aerospace and defense conferences.

Penton is an innovative information services company that empowers nearly 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than 12 trillion dollars in purchases each year.

Boeing supports airlines and US and allied government customers in 150 countries. More than 160,000 employees at Boeing design, develop and build commercial and military aerospace products.