Michael Bruno

Michael Bruno
Senior Business Editor,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Based in Washington, Michael Bruno is Aviation Week Network’s Senior Business Editor and Community and Conference Content Manager. He covers aviation, aerospace and defense businesses, their supply chains and related issues. Since joining Aviation Week in 2005, Bruno also has covered U.S. federal budgets, regulatory issues and congressional affairs. Beyond reporting, he regularly hosts and helps organize Aviation Week’s conferences and events, or speaks at outside events.

For six years through 2012, Bruno was managing editor of a multi-publication team of defense and space reporters and freelancers that garnered three Jesse H. Neal business journalism awards, called "the Pulitzer Prize of business media." He has received two Neals himself, and has been a finalist for other awards including the annual media awards at the Paris and Farnborough airshows. Bruno started Aviation Week & Space Technology’s Going Concerns business column in 2015.

Before Aviation Week, Michael was a staff writer for the Washington Post and Bloomberg BNA. He has a master's in print journalism from Syracuse University and a bachelor's from Vanderbilt University.

Articles
New Regs Could Restrict Export Of Hypersonics, AI, Other Tech 
The Trump administration has started seeking public input on potential new regulations concerning the exporting of several emerging technologies.
Cargo Logistics Startup Airspace Technologies Raises $20M 
Airspace Technologies, a Southern California-based startup pitching proprietary software for time-definite logistics in air cargo, said it has raised $20 million in Series B venture capital funding.
Aero Fastener Provider Wesco Labors Through Reorg
Smaller aerospace fasteners, parts and supply chain services provider Wesco Aircraft is racing to restructure but may already be seeing the effects of the giant acquisition.
Canadian Satellite-based Services Startup Northstar Lands $40M 
NorthStar Earth & Space, which aims to provide satellite-based Earth observation and orbital debris tracking, has raised C$52 million ($39.5 million).
Air Cargo Logistics Startup Airspace Technologies Raises $20M 
Airspace Technologies, a startup pitching proprietary software for time-definite logistics in air cargo, has raised $20 million in venture capital funding.
Air Cargo Logistics Startup Airspace Technologies Raises $20M 
Airspace Technologies, a startup pitching proprietary software for time-definite logistics in air cargo, has raised $20 million in venture capital funding.
Nanosat Startup AST&Science Announces Texas HQ, Factory 
Nanosatellite startup AST&Science says Midland, Texas, will be the site of its proposed high-volume North American sat manufacturing plant and corporate HQ.
What Does Aero Programs Sale Mean For Bombardier Bizav?  1
With fewer programs to power its business, what comes next for storied Canadian aerospace player Bombardier?
Astronics Selling Semiconductor Testing Unit To Focus On A&D 
Astronics, an Upstate New York supplier of aircraft passenger seat power and other products to the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry, as well as technologies for the semiconductor sector, said it would move away from the latter to focus more on its growing A&D business.
ArianeGroup To Cut Workforce As Ariane 6 Nears Operations 
ArianeGroup will look to cut its workforce by 2,300 workers over the next four years as the European rocket company tries to transition into profitable operations of its new Ariane 6 space launcher.
Chemring To Sell Some Explosives Units 
British aerospace and defense pyrotechnics provider Chemring said Nov. 15 that it will divest some explosives business lines in Derby, UK, and Florida.
After Sales of Major Aero Programs, What Next For Bombardier?  2
You’ve got to know when to hold them, and know when to fold them, and at Bombardier the questions remain which and what?
Companies Train Their Profits On Serving The Pilot Shortage  1
Where there is a need, there is a profit. Not surprisingly, cockpits are becoming cash cows for some flight-simulation and training providers.
Boeing-Safran APU JV Open For Business 
Boeing and Safran on Nov. 9 named Etienne Boisseau as CEO of their new auxiliary power units (APUs) joint venture.
Boeing-Safran APU Joint Venture Approved 
Boeing and Safran have received regulatory approvals to begin operations of their new auxiliary power units (APUs) joint venture.
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