Joe Anselmo

Joe Anselmo
Editor-In-Chief,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Joseph C. Anselmo became Editor-in-Chief of Aviation Week & Space Technology on Jan. 1, 2013, leading a team of more than two dozen aerospace journalists in the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific.  
 
Anselmo has 25 years of experience as a Washington, D.C.-based editor and reporter, covering a wide array of business, political, military, space and technology issues at Aviation Week, Congressional Quarterly and the Washington Post Co.
 
Aviation Week has won numerous accolades under his leadership, including four Jesse H. Neal Journalism Awards and five of the 10 Aerospace Media Awards presented during the 2014 Farnborough Airshow.
 
During his reporting career, Anselmo won three Aerospace Journalist of the Year awards. A graduate of Ohio University, he was elected three times to the National Press Club’s Board of Governors, including one term as board chairman. 

Articles
Podcast: Inside Pratt & Whitney’s Geared Turbofan Development
This week's Check 6 podcast comes to you from Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford, Conn. Editors Joe Anselmo and Guy Norris sat down with Greg Gernhardt, the president of Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines, to talk about the company’s geared turbofan engine and its battle for market share with the CFM LEAP-X.
Podcast: Space Industry At An Inflection Point 1
Aviation Week editors discuss how private sector money and technological advances are revolutionizing space telecom.
Etihad’s Hogan Defends Abu Dhabi Support 
According to Hogan, the carrier has always made clear that it received equity investment and shareholder loans. Those have been “supplemented” by $10.5 billion in loans from international institutions, Hogan told listeners at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce aviation summit in Washington D.C. on Tuesday.
Podcast: Talking 777 Upgrades And Bubble Trouble
Aviation Week editors discuss Airbus and Boeing production: Is there an order bubble that may burst one day? They also talk about the 777 upgrade, the possibility of an A380neo and Bombardier’s CSeries.
Do Airbus and Boeing Face Bubble Trouble?
The two dominant aircraft manufacturers are sanguine their robust orderbooks are sound; other industry analysts caution that they are being overly ambitious.
Hazy: A380neo Should Be Stretched For Cargo-Carrying Appeal 
Influential lessor Air Lease Corp. (ALC) has recommended to Airbus that any plan to launch the A380neo should include a fuselage stretch that would add valuable belly-hold capacity and boost its broader appeal to the cargo market.
Lessors Remain Cautious Over CSeries Prospects 1
The long-delayed Bombardier CSeries is past the halfway stage in flight testing and on track to earn certification this year, but key leasing companies say the airliner’s longer-term success still hinges on getting the aircraft into service smoothly and building credibility by attracting big orders.
Lessors Urge Caution In Jetliner Production Hikes
Air Lease Corp.'s Steven Udvar-Hazy finds Airbus's plans to raise A320 production rates "overambitious."
Analysts Flag Potential Airliner Glut 5
A prominent research firm is warning that Airbus and Boeing may be on a path to produce more jets than the airline market can absorb.
Podcast: Saving Bombardier
Aviation Week editors talk about what’s ailing Bombardier in commercial and business aviation and its move to bring in aerospace veteran Alain Bellemare to fix things.
Podcast: Is The Pilot Shortage For Real? 8
Our editors discuss the global pilot shortage and why the solution is not as simple as paying American regional pilots more.
Podcast: The Future of Aerospace
Aviation Week editors Graham Warwick and Guy Norris discuss with Joe Anselmo what the future looks like from the annual American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics conference.
 
Blogs
Apr 15, 2015
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Briny Water May Challenge Future Mars Spacecraft Design

"These finding have implications for planetary protection policies for future landed spacecraft," according to the Nature Geoscience report. "Cl-bearing brines are very corrosive and this may have implications on spacecraft design and surface operations."...More
Apr 14, 2015
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Apollo 13 Story Is Still Gripping After 45 Years (1970) 2

The flight of Apollo 13 in April 1970 was one of the most dramatic events in the history of human spaceflight –- and ultimately one of NASA’s finest hours. For three days, the lives of three astronauts who had been bound for the third lunar landing mission hung in the balance....More
Apr 13, 2015
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NavWeek: Ballistic Bombast 14

China may be able to take out an American aircraft carrier with its feared DF-21 antiship ballistic missile (ASBM) without even taking a shot....More
Apr 10, 2015
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Lessons From Space Shuttle Columbia (1981) 10

The space shuttle was a magnificent machine, the most capable spaceship ever built. It was also a fragile monster that required an expensive standing army to fly, and punished the slightest inattention to detail in its preparation and operation with fatal results....More
Apr 8, 2015
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Photo: Water Cannon Salute For Inaugural Memphis-Dallas Love Field Service

Southwest Airlines inaugurated Memphis-Dallas Love Field service on Wednesday morning, opening up direct commercial service between the two airports for the first time....More

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