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  • May 1, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: The Rise of the Civilian UAV Industry

    Until now, the military has driven development of unmanned aerial vehicles. But the U.S. Navy X-47B’s recent aerial refueling demonstration could be a transition point for the fledgling industry, in which commercial players are increasingly pushing the technical edge....More
  • Apr 23, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Brewing Crisis in the Baltic

    As NATO and Russia are stepping up air patrols in and around Eastern Europe – including an increasing amount of flights with transponders turned off – aviation safety officials are scrambling to keep the skies safe for commercial airlines....More
  • Apr 16, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: India’s Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft Surprise

    India hit the reset button on stalled contract talks with Dassault, opting for a government-to-government sale of 36 Rafale fighters. Our editors discuss what the deal means for India, Dassault and future combat aircraft competitions....More
  • Apr 10, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Space Symposium Outlook

    Ahead of next week's Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, our editors discuss the latest on an American-built engine to send U.S. national security assets to space, competition between ULA and Space X, the state of U.S.-Russian relations and more....More
  • Apr 3, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Inside Pratt & Whitney’s Geared Turbofan Development

    This week's Check 6 podcast comes to you from Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford, Conn. Editors Joe Anselmo and Guy Norris sat down with Greg Gernhardt, the president of Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines, to talk about the company’s geared turbofan engine and its battle for market share with the CFM LEAP-X....More
  • Mar 27, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: How Do We Keep Pilots From Crashing Planes? 3

    Aviation has become technically safer and safer. Is it now time to address the pilot as a safety concern?...More
  • Mar 20, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Space Industry At An Inflection Point 1

    Aviation Week editors discuss how private sector money and technological advances are revolutionizing space telecom....More
  • Mar 13, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Talking 777 Upgrades And Bubble Trouble

    Aviation Week editors discuss Airbus and Boeing production: Is there an order bubble that may burst one day? They also talk about the 777 upgrade, the possibility of an A380neo and Bombardier’s CSeries....More
  • Mar 6, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Exciting And Strange Developments From Heli-Expo

    Aviation Week editors discuss the news from HeliExpo this week including Bristow's tiltrotor bet, Airbus Helicopters's H160 unveiling and more....More
  • Feb 27, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Flight Tracking One Year After MH370

    Aviation Week editors discuss the ongoing search for MH370 and the outlook for changes to flight tracking....More
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May 1, 2015
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From The Archives: 1956 Lockheed Job Advert

Less than a year after the U-2 Dragon Lady made its first flight, Lockheed was enticing jobseekers in the engineering field with ads promising 'a new era of classified projects'....More
Apr 30, 2015
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From The Archives: 1956 Rolls-Royce Advert 3

This advert appeared in Aviation Week & Space Technology a little over eight years after the iconic Dart engine powered the maiden flight of the prototype Viscount. The engine helped make the Vickers Viscount one of Britain's best-selling aircraft....More
Apr 30, 2015
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Disappointed in Boeing’s Earnings? Be Glad It’s Not 1956 4

Luckily for CEO Jim McNerney, this is not 1956....More
Apr 29, 2015
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From The Archives: 1956 Boeing 707 Advert

Almost two years after the rollout of the 707 prototype at Renton Field, Boeing placed adverts in Aviation Week & Space Technology promoting the flight characteristics of the airplane. "Seattle to Washington, D.C., and return - in 8 hours, 6 minutes!"...More
Apr 28, 2015
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When the Pentagon First Let Women Fly in Combat (1993) 28

Twenty-two years ago, the U.S. defense secretary proposed allowing women to fly in combat. Now, the first female fighter pilot is a member of Congress....More

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