Podcast: The F-35 Under Pressure

Michael Cisek Jan 20, 2023
The U.S. has a deal for three more years of F-35 production but will face continued challenges with international sales and technical upgrades.
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Podcast: Will M&A Heat Up in 2023?

Jan 06, 2023
Dealmaking slowed down in the second half of 2022, but the year ended with a bang.

Podcast: Recapping B-21 Rollout, V-280 Contract Win

By Steve Trimble Dec 07, 2022
Aviation Week editors discuss two of the biggest events of the year for military aviation, how they went down and what they mean for the future.
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Podcast: A Guide To The B-21 Rollout

By Jen DiMascio Nov 29, 2022
Listen in as Aviation Week defense editors discuss what details they are hoping to see and what is likely to come next for the B-21 Raider.
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Podcast: Can The Defense Industry Cope With Inflation?

By Jen DiMascio Nov 04, 2022
The industry is looking to digitalization to offset higher prices and workforce challenges.
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Podcast: Remembering U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter

By Jen DiMascio Oct 28, 2022
Former Air Force acquisition chief Will Roper shares some of his memories about the former Defense Secretary, who knew science, technology and the politics of the Pentagon to tackle its toughest challenges.
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Podcast: Unveiling The New National Air And Space Museum

By Jen DiMascio Oct 06, 2022
On Oct. 14, eight renovated galleries of the museum in Washington, D.C., will reopen to the public. Chris Browne, the museum’s John and Adrienne Mars director, reveals hints about some of the new installations and his favorite artifacts.

Podcast: Applying Artificial Intelligence To Autonomous Aircraft

By Jen DiMascio Sep 30, 2022
The U.S. military services are looking for a range of autonomous aircraft—from expensive high-end aircraft to less costly lower end systems. Aviation Week editors discuss what industry is offering, particularly for mid-range attritable systems, and some of the complications involved with cultivating the new technology.

Podcast: What’s Disrupting Aerospace Programs—Inflation, Lead Times And Workplace Envy

By Carole Rickard Hedden Aug 26, 2022
Program managers are in the middle of the maelstrom, wrestling with issues many have never dealt with in their careers. Aviation Week editors discuss what they heard at the 2022 Program Excellence Evaluation Team meeting in August.

Podcast: South Korean Defense Industry Arrives

By Jen DiMascio Jul 29, 2022
South Korea’s aspirations for building an aerospace and defense industry are gaining validation, with Poland’s announced intent to buy FA-50 light combat aircraft and the first flight of Korea Aerospace Industries’ KF-21 fighter.
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Podcast: Defense At Farnborough

By Steve Trimble Jul 18, 2022
On a day of big announcements, Aviation Week editors discuss the latest developments in defense at Farnborough Airshow 2022.
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Podcast: What Next For Boeing?

Jun 06, 2022
Boeing’s space business notches a win, but many questions remain about the company’s long-term future. Listen in as analysts Byron Callan and Ron Epstein join the podcast.

Podcast: Top Gun: Maverick—Spoiler Special

By Jen DiMascio Jun 02, 2022
A discussion of the blockbuster movie’s aviation-geek-pleasing details, from the recreation of Lockheed Martin’s SR-72 concept to why Maverick didn’t fly the F-35 and more.
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Podcast: The Future Of Air Assault

By Jen DiMascio May 13, 2022
The war in Ukraine is revealing the vulnerability of attack helicopters to man-portable air-defense systems. Defense analyst Sash Tusa joins Aviation Week editors to discuss options that the U.S. Army will consider at its EDGE 22 exercise, how manufacturers could protect future rotorcraft and whether those ideas make sense.
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Podcast: A Target On Tactical Aircraft

By Jen DiMascio Apr 29, 2022
Aviation Week editors make sense of recommended reductions to the number of F-35 and F-15EX fighters the U.S. Air Force plan to buy in the coming years.
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Podcast: With New Leader, Where Does Boeing Defense Go Now?

Apr 01, 2022
Aviation Week editors discuss Ted Colbert's appointment and the challenges he faces as the new head of Boeing's $26 billion defense and space unit.
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Podcast: Mobilizing Military Aid For The War In Ukraine

By Jen DiMascio Mar 16, 2022
In addition to the weapons that NATO is planning to send to Ukraine, in a dramatic role reversal, Russia is appealing to China for help in replenishing its weapons stocks.
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Podcast: Assessing Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine

By Jen DiMascio Mar 02, 2022
A discussion about the opening days of Russia’s war on its neighbor Ukraine and how that renewed Europe’s focus on defending the continent.
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Podcast: Singapore Airshow Special

By Thierry Dubois Feb 15, 2022
Listen in as Aviation Week editors give their take on the 2022 edition of the Singapore Airshow and discuss key themes in defense and commercial at this year's event.
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Podcast: Sizing Up the U.S. Defense Industrial Base

By Jen DiMascio Jan 26, 2022
Despite the challenges facing companies supplying the U.S. military, analysts Byron Callan and Steve Grundman see signs of strength and evolution.
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Podcast: AIAA SciTech Surprises—Sustainability And Hypersonics In San Diego

By Guy Norris Jan 21, 2022
Listen in as Aviation Week editors review the AIAA’s annual SciTech forum which returned as an in-person event this month.

Podcast: Inside Three Major Fighter Decisions

By Jen DiMascio Dec 17, 2021
Aviation Week editors provide context and insights into Finland’s decision to buy the F-35, the UAE’s deal for 80 Rafales and Canada’s looming fighter decision and look ahead at what’s next for the market.
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Podcast: Back to Business

By Thierry Dubois Nov 16, 2021
This week in Dubai, the aerospace industry met at an international air show for the first time since Singapore 2020. Aviation Week Network editors discuss their impressions, the news and trends emerging from what turned out to be a surprisingly buoyant event.
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Podcast: Commercial Aviation At The Dubai Airshow

By Thierry Dubois Nov 15, 2021
As the Dubai Airshow is seeing a resuscitation of giant orders, our commercial aviation experts are discussing the development of new freighters and regional aircraft upgrades against a backdrop of ramping-up production.
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Podcast: Trending Topics In Defense At The Dubai Airshow

By Thierry Dubois Nov 14, 2021
On day 1 of our podcast from the Dubai Airshow our defense editors discuss, ballistic missile protection for the region, and is Russia’s Sukhoi starting a trend in aviation-related perfumes?
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