Kathryn M. Young

Managing Editor , Air Transport World

Managing Editor Kathryn Young guides all editorial production of ATW and special publications from the headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland.  She has worked at ATW for 35 years and handles all aspects of publishing the magazine from editorial layout to photo editing and data research. Kathryn’s background includes desktop publishing of every ATW, compiling monthly Trends for ATW, as well as online, and research for many special features and issues, including ATW’s Annual World Airline Report. She has maintained ATW’s vast historical photo collection for 30-plus years.

Posts by Kathryn M. Young

in Time Capsule Jul 22, 2016

The Convair 990 had a Short Life

The Convair 990 was a stretch of the Convair 880 that American Airlines requested....More
in Time Capsule Jun 30, 2016

I am only the piano player

The airlines of the world have tried very hard to keep passengers occupied while flying long distances....More
in Time Capsule May 19, 2016

Speaking of elections ...

This picture of Senator John F. Kennedy (D-Massachusets) was taken in September 1960 in Alaska....More
in Time Capsule Apr 21, 2016

American Beauty

American Airlines turned 90 years old April 15....More
in Time Capsule Mar 24, 2016

Trump trumped

For a very short period of time, billionaire Donald Trump—the Republican front-runner in the race to the White House—also tried to become an airline....More
in Time Capsule Mar 04, 2016

You've Come a Long Way, Baby

The rollout of the Embraer 120 Brasilia took place in early 1983 at the company's São José dos Campos, Brazil, factory....More
in Time Capsule Jan 06, 2016

SST Fame

Concorde test pilot Andre Turcat died Jan. 4, 2016, at the age of 94, at his home in Aix-En-Provence. Turcat flew the maiden flight of the....More
in Time Capsule Nov 24, 2015

American History

As American Airlines rolls out aircraft in the Heritage series, I am fascinated by all the AA predecessors, their logos and paint over the years....More
in Time Capsule Oct 19, 2015

’70s Style

Ecuatoriana purchased Boeing 707s and had them painted in these beautiful, abstract and very colorful paint scheme....More
in Time Capsule Sep 24, 2015

Northwest Airlines 747 and more

This spectacular shot of a Northwest Airlines Boeing 747-200 was taken at Tokyo's Narita International Airport by ATW friend and photographer Rob....More