Joe Anselmo

Joe Anselmo
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Joe Anselmo became Editor-in-Chief of Aviation Week & Space Technology on Jan. 1, 2013. Previously, he was managing editor of a global team of senior editors and senior business editors, writing the magazine's weekly Up Front commentary.
Based in Washington, Joe joined Aviation Week in 1993 as a space reporter for the Aerospace Daily newsletter and was named AW&ST's space technology reporter two years later. He left in 2000 for jobs at the Washington Post Co. and Congressional Quarterly, returning to AW&ST in 2004 as business editor. In that position, he covered a broad expanse of the aerospace and defense industry in the U.S., Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Joe has won three Aerospace Journalist of the Year awards for his reporting.
A graduate of Ohio University, he was elected three times to the National Press Club's Board of Governors and served as board chairman.

Hachey Ousted As Bombardier Reorganizes
Guy Hachey, who led Bombardier’s aircraft businesses for the past six years and was a guiding force behind the new CSeries passenger jet, is leaving the company as part of a corporate overhaul.
OEM Supply Chain Squeeze Flowing Downstream, Into Aftermarket 

Efforts from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to wring costs and extract profits from supply chains are flowing downstream, triggering similar pressure from smaller suppliers and affecting aftermarket spares prices.

OEM Supply Chain Squeeze Flowing Downstream, Into Aftermarket
Efforts by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to wring costs and extract profits from supply chains are flowing downstream, triggering similar pressure from smaller suppliers and affecting aftermarket spares prices.
Boeing’s Cost Squeeze Rattles Supply Chain
Like other Tier I component suppliers, Irvine, Calif.,-based Parker Aerospace is under heavy pressure from Boeing to reduce its prices.
Airbus CEO Bullish, But Cautious, On Asia-Pacific
Airbus’s top executive says the air framer needs to be cautious in managing its order book in the Asia-Pacific, but says he sees no signs of a crisis in the critical aircraft market.
An Interview With Boeing CEO Jim McNerney 2

Boeing CEO Jim McNerney talked at the company’s headquarters in Chicago with Editor-in-Chief Joseph C.

Commercial Aircraft Booms While Defense Scrambles 

As the aerospace world converges on Farnborough for this week’s air show, conventional wisdom is that it will be a story of two industries: a booming commercial aircraft sector flush with bulging order books, and a defense segment battered by government budget cuts and scrambling for new markets. But things are hardly that clear-cut. Here are a few questions to consider:

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others don’t?

Lockheed CEO On Defense And Space Endeavors 5
Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson sat down outside Washington with AW&ST Editor-in-Chief Joseph C. Anselmo and Senior Pentagon Editor Amy Butler to talk about the issues facing the company and its programs.
New Details About A350, A330neo Options 
Airbus loses important A350 customer as aircraft progresses toward certification
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Opinion: Defense Contractors Need Looser R&D Purse Strings 2
Pentagon budget squeeze may force primes to support new R&D funding
Bombardier Chief Wins A Lifetime Achievement Award 

In 1966, shortly after the death of his wife's father, Laurent Beaudoin became president of the family business, a Canadian snowmobile company. Just 28 years old, he had to fill the big shoes left by the visionary Joseph-Armand Bombardier. Beaudoin would prove up to the task—and then some.

Aviation Week Laureates, Class of 2014

“USAF Prepares Industry for Cutbacks,” warned an Aviation Week & Space Technology headline, followed by a story that discussed the death of aircraft companies, shuttering of facilities, a Pentagon briefing to industry leaders with “a blunt warning of things to come” and a diminished role for manned aircraft in national defense. That article didn't appear recently, however. It was written in 1957—the first time the Laureate awards were presented.

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