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  • May 25, 2016
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Is Confidence Returning to European Business Aviation?

    At this year’s European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Geneva, Business & Commercial Aviation’s (BCA) editors note much optimism in the market, with a much busier show floor and static display than recent years. Boeing stole this year’s show when its fully outfitted 787-8 lorded it over other aircraft on the static display. We discuss the 787’s entrance into the VVIP market and how Airbus is competing with its A350. We also take a look at newest aircraft here, including the Hondajet, which BCA senior editor Fred George recently flew....More
  • May 20, 2016
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: World’s Largest Engine, Pratt Ramps Up and Rolls Is Powering Up

    The world of commercial aviation propulsion is in the midst of change, upheaval and dramatic new developments. Aviation Week’s senior editor Guy Norris recently visited General Electric, Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce to see first-hand the production ramp ups and developments of new turbofans about to enter service. Listen in as he discusses his behind-the-scenes visit....More
  • May 13, 2016
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: NASA-backed Private Spacecraft Programs 2

    As the International Space Station approaches the end of its service life, NASA is supporting Boeing and SpaceX efforts to build commercial crew vehicles that can take crew to the ISS and later commercial space stations. Listen is as our editors discuss those efforts....More
  • May 6, 2016
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: 100 Key Technologies For Aviation And Space

    What are the most important technologies, innovations and novel ideas that have made aviation and space what they are today? What will be important in the future? Listen in as Aviation Week editors debate the key 100—and which should make it into the magazine’s 100th anniversary issue....More
  • Apr 29, 2016
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: The C Series Turnaround 5

    Aviation Week editors discuss why Delta’s order of 125 Bombardier CSeries jets means so much and what it could mean for Airbus and Boeing...More
  • Apr 14, 2016
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Commercializing Space - From LEO to Mars

    As Senior Space Editor Frank Morring says, companies are looking for "pots of gold" in space. That gold could come from commercial efforts that would extend the life of the International Space Station or to mine water from the Moon. Civilian space agencies might benefit as well—working with each other to reach the Moon and ultimately charting a path to Mars. Frank joins Mark Carreau and Jen DiMascio at the annual space symposium in Colorado Springs and discuss the latest efforts to explore—and profit from—outer space....More
  • Apr 8, 2016
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Will Alaska-Virgin America Deal Pass Muster? 2

    Air Transport World’s Karen Walker and Aviation Daily’s Madhu Unnikrishnan discuss regulatory hurdles to $2.6-billion deal and whether it marks the end of U.S. airline consolidation....More
  • Mar 31, 2016
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: The Silicon Valley-Aerospace Mating Dance

    After years of shunning aerospace as too slow and too expensive, venture capitalists are suddenly interested—and investing. Meanwhile, big aerospace corporations and the U.S. Defense Department are looking to bring “disruptive” commercial thinking in house. Executive Editor Jim Asker, Senior Business Editor Michael Bruno and Graham Warwick, the managing editor for technology, discuss whether the two cultures can ever mix....More
  • Mar 24, 2016
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Fresh Air for Fighter Pilots 1

    U.S. Navy pilots are increasingly reporting headaches, confusion and other symptoms of oxygen deprivation, or hypoxia. We talk about how the Navy is responding to the problem and the complicated nature of pinpointing the cause of such physiological problems, which the Air Force has grappled with on the F-16 and F-22....More
  • Mar 18, 2016
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Pilot Mental Health 10

    The mental health of pilots and the privacy of their records and consultations with doctors is back in the news following the report by French air safety investigators on the crash of a Germanwings A320 in the Alps last year. Jim Asker, Jens Flottau and John Croft discuss the issues and what might be done to prevent such tragedies....More
 

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