Special Topics Pages http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/31641/more en GE Aviation Tool Lease Program Saves Customers Cash http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-aviation-tool-lease-program-saves-customers-cash <div class="node-body video-body">Leasing a PMAT 2000 kit saved one airline $28,000, while another got immediate delivery and saved $26,000 on an engine lift fixture.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-aviation-tool-lease-program-saves-customers-cash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-aviation-tool-lease-program-saves-customers-cash#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:12:00 +0000 1694631 at http://aviationweek.com Europe Begins Laminar-Flow Flight Tests For Future Airline http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/europe-begins-laminar-flow-flight-tests-future-airline <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Flights of a modified Airbus A340 are the most representative tests yet of natural laminar flow and will determine if the drag-reducing design is practical. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/europe-begins-laminar-flow-flight-tests-future-airline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/europe-begins-laminar-flow-flight-tests-future-airline#comments Aircraft Design Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology Technology AWST Europe Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:20:00 +0000 1694961 at http://aviationweek.com P. Pigeyre/Airbus Can the Aerospace & Defense Industry Surmount Its Workforce Issues? http://aviationweek.com/workforce-2017/can-aerospace-defense-industry-surmount-its-workforce-issues <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored by PwC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">I’ve recently had an opportunity to discuss workforce issues with some of the industry’s top company executives. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/workforce-2017/can-aerospace-defense-industry-surmount-its-workforce-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/workforce-2017/can-aerospace-defense-industry-surmount-its-workforce-issues#comments Workforce 2017 Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:13:00 +0000 1694711 at http://aviationweek.com New Sensors, Payloads Expanding Small UAS Capabilities http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/new-sensors-payloads-expanding-small-uas-capabilities <div class="field-deck"> Small tactical unmanned aircraft have become essential to military operations. Now they are getting smarter. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electronics miniaturization coupled with propulsion and airframe upgrades are making smaller unmanned aircraft increasing capable in a widening range of roles. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/new-sensors-payloads-expanding-small-uas-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/new-sensors-payloads-expanding-small-uas-capabilities#comments Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Technology AW.com ISR North America Fri, 29 Sep 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1692261 at http://aviationweek.com Textron Systems 25 Years Of CF34-powered Regional Jets http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/25-years-cf34-powered-regional-jets <div class="node-body video-body">Step back in time to 1992 (and before) to discover how GE Aviation's CF34 family of engines helped pave the way for today's vital regional commercial aviation industry. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/25-years-cf34-powered-regional-jets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/25-years-cf34-powered-regional-jets#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:32:00 +0000 1689981 at http://aviationweek.com Safran Unveils Propulsion Road Map http://aviationweek.com/technology/safran-unveils-propulsion-road-map <div class="node-body article-body">The French engine-maker says turbofan improvements will continue while parallel studies of hybrid and all-electric propulsion studies ramp up.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/safran-unveils-propulsion-road-map" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/safran-unveils-propulsion-road-map#comments Propulsion Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Aviation Week & Space Technology Program Management Corner Commercial Aviation Technology Propulsion AWST Global illustration Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1687331 at http://aviationweek.com Colin Throm/AW&ST Opinion: A&D Companies Try Different Angles to Attract Talent http://aviationweek.com/workforce-2017/opinion-ad-companies-try-different-angles-attract-talent <div class="field-deck"> Making sure the workspace is appealing may increasingly matter to the bottom line </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The race to secure new STEM talent is now one of the top workforce concerns of industry, and it should be for investors and shareholders, too. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/workforce-2017/opinion-ad-companies-try-different-angles-attract-talent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/workforce-2017/opinion-ad-companies-try-different-angles-attract-talent#comments Workforce 2017 Going Concerns Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Going Concerns AWST North America Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1685411 at http://aviationweek.com Hiring Forecast 2017 http://aviationweek.com/hiring-forecast-2017 <div class="node-body link-body"><p>This year’s study consisted of interviews with 22 top A&amp;D executives, workforce data submitted by companies representing 65% of the industry’s workforce and company data on average pay in key industry jobs.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://aviationweek.com/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/WORKFORCE_heatmap.jpg?1505407753" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/hiring-forecast-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Workforce 2017 Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:42:00 +0000 1685381 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: A&D Faces Silicon Valley Talent Firestorm http://aviationweek.com/workforce-2017/opinion-ad-faces-silicon-valley-talent-firestorm <div class="field-byline"> Jim Adams </div> <div class="field-deck"> Industry executives are calling for an industry-wide campaign focusing on education and marketing. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Aerospace and defense is a worthwhile industry to work in, but companies need to sell that to workers with many options.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/workforce-2017/opinion-ad-faces-silicon-valley-talent-firestorm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/workforce-2017/opinion-ad-faces-silicon-valley-talent-firestorm#comments Workforce 2017 Editorial Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Defense Workforce North America Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:20:00 +0000 1684811 at http://aviationweek.com Raytheon Workforce: How A&D Stacks Up Against Silicon Valley http://aviationweek.com/workforce-2017/workforce-how-ad-stacks-against-silicon-valley <div class="field-deck"> The state of the A&D workforce is better than you might think, but some elements are still too grounded in the past </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Aerospace companies compare well in incentives and benefits with tech companies such as Google, Facebook and Apple, according to survey respondents. Photo credit: Boeing</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/workforce-2017/workforce-how-ad-stacks-against-silicon-valley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/workforce-2017/workforce-how-ad-stacks-against-silicon-valley#comments Workforce 2017 Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Defense Workforce North America Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1683801 at http://aviationweek.com