Airshow China 2016, which took place this past November in Zhuhai, served as an exhibition for China’s most advanced defense technology, including the strides it is making in counterstealth technology.
Aviation Week Avionics and Safety Editor John Croft samples an Airbus vision system designed to provide helicopter pilots with cues needed to fly more safely at night and in degraded visual environments, including brownout and whiteout....More
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, his deputy, Bob Work, and procurement czar Frank Kendall have squeezed procurement costs and reached out for new technologies. Will their reforms last? Listen in as our editors discuss....More
The competition for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X requirement has drawn clean-sheet designs from Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Sierra Nevada Corp., but the winner will enter a global trainer market that is already crowded.
The International Air Transport Association is predicting much reduced profits for 2017 in most markets as airlines are no longer benefiting from lower oil prices and overcapacity increasingly becomes a problem in many segments.
In the simplest terms, airlines need to maximize the value of their aircraft by increasing profits from time in the air while decreasing the costs and time on the ground. Efficient aircraft ground operations are fundamental to meeting customer service expectations...More
The aviation world is changing from top to bottom; those who don’t keep up are aced out. If you don’t have the right equipment, permits, and know how, you may not be allowed to complete your Point A to Point B objectives....More
As programs of record across the commercial, space and defense segments of the aerospace and defense industry have grown more complex, program and project leaders have been forced to look beyond the technical and production challenges they face....More
For the past 20 years, Aviation Week has conducted the Workforce Study to answer some basic questions about the aerospace & defense (A&D) industry’s ability to meet ever-changing customer requirements through the innovation, ingenuity and capability of its people....More