Podcast: Is There Room for Entrepreneurs in Aerospace and Defense?


This week, Senior Space Technology Editor Frank Morring, Jr., wrote about a new venture that is developing a low-cost launch vehicle to orbit small satellites. But Managing Editor for Technology Graham Warwick highlighted the challenges two smaller companies faced when they bid for – and ultimately lost – contracts to build technology demonstrators for the U.S. Army’s next-generation rotorcraft. Listen in as Morring and Warwick discuss the state of entrepreneurship in aerospace & defense on this week’s Check 6 podcast.

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Aviation Week & Space Technology is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.


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A 1957 revelation that the U.S. was tracking Soviet missile launches from a secret radar in Turkey has its roots in sleuthing of students from Kettering Grammar School in the UK....More
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When Aviation Week Was Accused Of Treason 23

Aviation Week editors routinely get blowback when they write about sensitive topics, and the best example of that may be an October 1957 story that revealed the U.S. had been tracking Russian missile launches from advanced long-range radar units in Turkey....More
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