Michael Bruno

Michael Bruno
Senior Business Editor,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Based in Washington, Bruno is Aviation Week's Senior Business Editor. 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.

For six years through 2012 he was managing editor of a unique team of defense and space reporters and freelancers that garnered three Jesse H. Neal business journalism awards, "the Pulitzer Prize of business media." Bruno was also the lead author for two Neals himself. He is the founder of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s Going Concerns business column and frequently provides the popular Washington Outlook column.

Besides reporting, Bruno regularly hosts or helps organize Aviation Week’s conferences and events, such as the Laureates Awards and AerospaceDefenseChain conference. He offers expert insight as a keynote speaker and panelist and has appeared at the Wharton Aerospace Conference and numerous prime-contractor and consultant conferences, as well as in other news outlets like Grant’s Interest Rate Observer and foreign media.

Prior to Aviation Week, Bruno was a staff writer for the Washington Post and BNA covering businesses and federal acquisition. He has a master's in print journalism from Syracuse University and a bachelor's from Vanderbilt University.

Articles
Trump Order On Defense Industry Sets Up Late 2018 Changes 
Trump's defense industrial base review, which could report out around April 2018, could set up policy or legislative changes enacted through fiscal 2019 lawmaking.
Chris Kubasik To Become L3 CEO; Strianese Chairman 
Chris Kubasik’s long-expected rise to become the next CEO of L3 Technologies was confirmed late July 19 when the New York company said current Chairman and CEO Michael Strianese will retire Dec. 31.
Canadian Presence In U.S. Space Initiatives Swells 
Vancouver’s MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates is making inroads in satellite-servicing markets once dominated by U.S. companies.
FAA Bills Spark Debates On Training, ATC, Drones And Sonic Booms 
ATC privatization is not the only hot-button issue brewing in congressional FAA reauthorization measures.
FAA Bills Spark Multiple Debates 
While the debate about whether to split off air traffic services from the FAA may be soaking up the oxygen in Washington, other language pending in Congress would lead to significant aviation-policy changes.
Business Voices On New National Space Council To Be Determined  1
President Trump has chartered a new National Space Council, and its chairman, the vice president, says America will go to the Moon, Mars and will lead in space.
Artificial Intelligence Is A Growing Focus of A&D Sector  1
A new report and recent announcements underpin how artificial intelligence capabilities could become a potential business growth driver and competitive differentiator in A&D.
Allegheny Technologies, GE Aviation Forge 3D-Focused Joint Venture 
Advanced specialty materials and parts provider Allegheny Technologies and GE Aviation on July 5 unveiled a joint venture (JV) for the development of a new meltless titanium alloy powder manufacturing technology for 3D printing.
Firms Forge 3D-Focused Joint Venture 
Advanced specialty materials and parts provider Allegheny Technologies and GE Aviation on July 5 unveiled a joint venture (JV) for the development of a new meltless titanium alloy powder manufacturing technology for 3D printing.
Report Urges Canadian A&D To Look Beyond U.S. 
A new report from the Conference Board of Canada warns that the Canadian aerospace and defense industry must no longer be content with supplying its larger U.S. counterpart and should try to harness A&D growth in the Asia-Pacific region.
Canadian A&D Must Diversify Beyond U.S. To Asia-Pacific 
A new report from the Conference Board of Canada warns that the Canadian aerospace and defense industry must no longer be content with supplying its larger U.S. counterpart and should try to harness A&D growth in the Asia-Pacific region.
Aftermarket Push By OEMs Leads Paris Air Show Buzz  7
Most suppliers at the air show were buzzing about the big, bold goal for the new Boeing Global Services to reach $50 billion in revenue by the early 2020s.
Electronic Flight Bag Provider Gets Growth Investment 
Electronic flight bag provider Comply365 said July 5 it received a “strategic growth investment” from San Francisco-based investor group Luminate Capital Partners.
Mercury Buys Richland Technologies 
Based in Duluth, Georgia, RTL specializes in safety-critical and high integrity systems, software and hardware development, as well as safety-certification services for mission-critical applications.
White House Revives Business-Friendlier Space Council 
The council will convene a Users' Advisory Group composed of non-government representatives of industries and other persons involved in aeronautical and space activities, according to President Trump's executive order.
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