Up Front http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/8972/more en Opinion: Endgame For The A380? http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-endgame-a380 <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The aircraft’s future will be determined by Emirates, not Airbus.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-endgame-a380" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-endgame-a380#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AW.com Up Front Global Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:15:00 +0000 1713601 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: We Need An Arsenal, Not Artisans, Of Democracy http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-we-need-arsenal-not-artisans-democracy <div class="field-deck"> Is call to shield U.S. industrial base too narrow? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Trump’s executive order to shore up the defense industrial base and supply chain is a good start but needs to encompass outlets and allies beyond U.S. borders. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-we-need-arsenal-not-artisans-democracy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-we-need-arsenal-not-artisans-democracy#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Up Front AWST North America Tue, 07 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1709191 at http://aviationweek.com Pratt & Whitney Opinion: How Airbus C Series Deal Will Change Aerospace http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-how-airbus-c-series-deal-will-change-aerospace <div class="field-deck"> How the Airbus C Series deal changes aerospace </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing’s “MAX sandwich,” Comac’s lost opportunity, a boost for bizav and Airbus’s big market gain.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-how-airbus-c-series-deal-will-change-aerospace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-how-airbus-c-series-deal-will-change-aerospace#comments Crossover Narrowbody Jets Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Up Front AWST Global Thu, 26 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1704721 at http://aviationweek.com Reuters/Regis Duvignau Opinion: What Could Go Wrong For Aerospace Industry? http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-what-could-go-wrong-aerospace-industry <div class="node-body article-body">What the metaphor of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse can tell us about the industry’s future.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-what-could-go-wrong-aerospace-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-what-could-go-wrong-aerospace-industry#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Up Front North America Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1702811 at http://aviationweek.com Viktor Vasnetsov Opinion: NBAA 2017—Flat Is The New Up http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/opinion-nbaa-2017-flat-new <div class="node-body article-body">Nothing extraordinary is expected heading into 2018, but the status of the business jet industry looks a lot better than it has for most of the last decade.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/opinion-nbaa-2017-flat-new" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/opinion-nbaa-2017-flat-new#comments New Business Aircraft Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation AW.com Up Front Global Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1701271 at http://aviationweek.com Gulfstream Opinion: Could U.S. Trade Rulings Put Chill On Aircraft Financing? http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-could-us-trade-rulings-put-chill-aircraft-financing <div class="field-deck"> Will U.S. rulings unravel years of trade advances in commercial aviation? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Decades of progress toward free trade in jetliners could be undone in a few years. And Boeing could end up losing a lot in the end. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-could-us-trade-rulings-put-chill-aircraft-financing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-could-us-trade-rulings-put-chill-aircraft-financing#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Up Front AWST North America Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1698891 at http://aviationweek.com Larry W. Smith/Getty Images Opinion: What Makes Defense Consolidation Different This Time http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-what-makes-defense-consolidation-different-time <div class="node-body article-body">Uncertainty about the U.S. defense spending forecast and concerns about share prices are part of the explanation. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-what-makes-defense-consolidation-different-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-what-makes-defense-consolidation-different-time#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Up Front AWST North America Mon, 02 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1693161 at http://aviationweek.com Northrop Grumman Opinion: Have Jetliners Escaped The Boom-Bust Cycle? http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-have-jetliners-escaped-boom-bust-cycle <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Has the commercial aviation industry finally vanquished the cycle? Even thinking such a thing sounds hubristic, but it is difficult to argue with the numbers. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-have-jetliners-escaped-boom-bust-cycle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-have-jetliners-escaped-boom-bust-cycle#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Up Front AWST Global Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:05:00 +0000 1688801 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: Can UTC-Rockwell Collins Deal Be Stopped? http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/opinion-can-utc-rockwell-collins-deal-be-stopped <div class="field-deck"> What UTC-Rockwell Collins means for the aerospace industry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There is virtually no overlap between the two companies, and OEMs may seek commercial concessions but are unlikely to block the transaction.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/opinion-can-utc-rockwell-collins-deal-be-stopped" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/opinion-can-utc-rockwell-collins-deal-be-stopped#comments Connected Aerospace Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology Up Front AWST North America Wed, 13 Sep 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1682911 at http://aviationweek.com Rockwell Collins Opinion: China’s Commercial Aerospace Dream Edges Closer To Reality http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-china-s-commercial-aerospace-dream-edges-closer-reality <div class="node-body article-body">The Chinese understand that what will make or break their industry is what happens in the middle of the value chain, at the component and subsystem levels.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-china-s-commercial-aerospace-dream-edges-closer-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-china-s-commercial-aerospace-dream-edges-closer-reality#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Program Management Corner Commercial Aviation Up Front Asia Pacific AWST Mon, 11 Sep 2017 08:29:00 +0000 1681801 at http://aviationweek.com Comic