Pierre Sparaco, Aviation Week’s former European bureau chief, covered aviation and aerospace for more than 50 years, from the birth of the Concorde program to the first flight of the A350XWB. His Reality Check column in Aviation Week & Space Technology offered a European perspective with a global view of the aerospace and aircraft industries. Pierre passed away following a long illness on August 3, 2015.
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