Up Front http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/8972/more en Opinion: How Will Pentagon Acquisition Change Under Trump? http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-how-will-pentagon-acquisition-change-under-trump <div class="node-body article-body">Textron’s Ellen Lord will likely be confirmed as undersecretary for acquisition, but the role is in flux.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-how-will-pentagon-acquisition-change-under-trump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-how-will-pentagon-acquisition-change-under-trump#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Up Front AWST North America Wed, 12 Jul 2017 08:05:00 +0000 1657711 at http://aviationweek.com Textron Airland Opinion: Paris 2017 And The Future Of Additive Manufacturing http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/opinion-paris-2017-and-future-additive-manufacturing <div class="field-deck"> Bionic design and advanced fabrication methods are the future of additive manufacturing </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The additive manufacturing-bionic design combination is analogous to the introduction of composites four decades ago.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/opinion-paris-2017-and-future-additive-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/opinion-paris-2017-and-future-additive-manufacturing#comments Up Front Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology Up Front Global Fri, 07 Jul 2017 08:05:00 +0000 1655641 at http://aviationweek.com Concept Laser Opinion: Five Key Industry Points From 2017 Paris Air Show http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-five-key-industry-points-2017-paris-air-show <div class="node-body article-body">Discussions at Le Bourget revealed a handful of topics that seemed to be on everyone’s minds. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-five-key-industry-points-2017-paris-air-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-five-key-industry-points-2017-paris-air-show#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Program Management Corner Commercial Aviation Defense AW.com Commercial Aviation Top Stories Up Front Global Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:15:00 +0000 1652471 at http://aviationweek.com Aero3A Opinion: Halftime Of 20-Year Outlook, Market Prefers Smaller Jets http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-halftime-20-year-outlook-market-prefers-smaller-jets <div class="node-body article-body">The lessons from the halftime of Boeing's 20-year CMO assessment are simple: the market prefers smaller jets and hates very large jets.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-halftime-20-year-outlook-market-prefers-smaller-jets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-halftime-20-year-outlook-market-prefers-smaller-jets#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AW.com Up Front Global Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1642271 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: A Critical Look At Airbus’s Push For Disruption http://aviationweek.com/technology/opinion-critical-look-airbus-s-push-disruption <div class="field-deck"> In its bid for self-disruption, is Airbus going too far? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For the past two years, Airbus has been revamping its innovation strategy in an unprecedented way. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/opinion-critical-look-airbus-s-push-disruption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/opinion-critical-look-airbus-s-push-disruption#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Technology Up Front AWST Global Wed, 07 Jun 2017 08:20:00 +0000 1639151 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Opinion: How U.S., European Defense Contractors Need To Up Their Game http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-how-us-european-defense-contractors-need-their-game <div class="field-deck"> Defense export leaders face growing competition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The defense deals announced during President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia underscore how the structure of the global defense market is changing. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-how-us-european-defense-contractors-need-their-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-how-us-european-defense-contractors-need-their-game#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Up Front Global Tue, 23 May 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1632351 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Lockheed Martin and Saudi Technology Development Investment Company (Taqnia) are teaming up to build 150 Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawk helicopters in Saudi Arabia.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> Lockheed Martin Opinion: Why Boeing’s Charge of Bombardier ‘Dumping’ Doesn’t Add Up http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-why-boeing-s-charge-bombardier-dumping-doesn-t-add <div class="field-deck"> Why Boeing’s attack on Bombardier smacks of politics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Regardless of the U.S. International Trade Commission’s final ruling, there is a pervasive sense that Boeing has made a tactical if not a strategic blunder.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-why-boeing-s-charge-bombardier-dumping-doesn-t-add" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-why-boeing-s-charge-bombardier-dumping-doesn-t-add#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Commercial Aviation AW.com Up Front Global Fri, 05 May 2017 08:12:00 +0000 1623531 at http://aviationweek.com Bombardier Why Airbus And Boeing Should Worry About Middle East Airlines http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/why-airbus-and-boeing-should-worry-about-middle-east-airlines <div class="field-deck"> Airbus and Boeing backlogs are vulnerable to a Middle East slowdown </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 25% of widebody backlogs are from Middle Eastern orders and a slowdown for the Gulf carriers could have ramifications for the aerospace sector.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/why-airbus-and-boeing-should-worry-about-middle-east-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/why-airbus-and-boeing-should-worry-about-middle-east-airlines#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Program Management Corner Commercial Aviation AW.com Up Front Global Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1619361 at http://aviationweek.com H. Gousse/Airbus Opinion: Defense Spending’s Complicated Equations http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-defense-spending-s-complicated-equations <div class="node-body article-body">What drives up defense spending may not be as obvious as what seems like a higher level of threat.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-defense-spending-s-complicated-equations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-defense-spending-s-complicated-equations#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Up Front AWST Global North America Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1615281 at http://aviationweek.com Sustained Low Oil Prices Have Mixed Results For Aerospace http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/sustained-low-oil-prices-have-mixed-results-aerospace <div class="field-deck"> Why low jet fuel prices may be here to stay </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Saudi efforts to drive out shale producers by boosting production lead to new techniques that keep prices down. But cheap fuel may hurt fleet renewals.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/sustained-low-oil-prices-have-mixed-results-aerospace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/sustained-low-oil-prices-have-mixed-results-aerospace#comments Up Front Commercial Aviation AW.com Up Front Global Fri, 14 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1612491 at http://aviationweek.com NASA