Up Front http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/8972/more en Opinion: How Far Could Boeing Take Insourcing? http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-how-far-could-boeing-take-insourcing <div class="node-body article-body">The potential rewards of vertically integrating must be balanced against notable risk. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-how-far-could-boeing-take-insourcing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-how-far-could-boeing-take-insourcing#comments Connected Aerospace Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AW.com Up Front Global Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:15:00 +0000 1754601 at http://aviationweek.com Source: AeroDynamic Advisory Opinion: The New Cold War http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/opinion-new-cold-war <div class="node-body article-body">Winners in the boosted Pentagon budget are likely to include space, cyber and nuclear weapons.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/opinion-new-cold-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/opinion-new-cold-war#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Up Front AWST North America Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1750821 at http://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin Opinion: F-35 Catalyzes High-End Export Fighter Market http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-f-35-catalyzes-high-end-export-fighter-market <div class="field-deck"> As more countries opt in, the forecast swells 10% in 2018 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Increased operational flexibility and greater ability to track targets over larger areas are draws for air forces that have fewer aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-f-35-catalyzes-high-end-export-fighter-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-f-35-catalyzes-high-end-export-fighter-market#comments Up Front Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Up Front AWST Global Tue, 06 Feb 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1747181 at http://aviationweek.com Source: Teal Group Opinion: Why Pentagon Budget Boost Is Not A Done Deal http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-why-pentagon-budget-boost-not-done-deal <div class="field-deck"> Deficit, interest rates could constrain Pentagon plus-up </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The federal deficit and interest rates threaten to constrain the Pentagon’s budget. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-why-pentagon-budget-boost-not-done-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-why-pentagon-budget-boost-not-done-deal#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Up Front North America Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:15:00 +0000 1740471 at http://aviationweek.com Mariordo Camila and Mario Duran/Wikimedia Opinion: OEMs Focus On Mature Aircraft For Aftermarket Growth http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-oems-focus-mature-aircraft-aftermarket-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus, Boeing and their peers are trying to avoid the aerospace equivalent of a “midlife crisis.”</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-oems-focus-mature-aircraft-aftermarket-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-oems-focus-mature-aircraft-aftermarket-growth#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AW.com Up Front Global Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1737101 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: Trump’s Unremarkable Defense Playbook http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-trump-s-unremarkable-defense-playbook <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If the defense budget wins enough support to pass, it would represent an increase of only about 2% over the Obama baseline. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-trump-s-unremarkable-defense-playbook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-trump-s-unremarkable-defense-playbook#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Up Front North America Fri, 12 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1735641 at http://aviationweek.com Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Opinion: The Great Jetliner Ramp-up In Perspective http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-great-jetliner-ramp-perspective <div class="field-deck"> A reality check on the rosy outlook for airliners </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Market demand for new aircraft can support continued growth through 2019 and even afterward. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-great-jetliner-ramp-perspective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-great-jetliner-ramp-perspective#comments Aerospace 2018 Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Up Front AWST Global Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1730171 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: Big Data's Tyranny In Aerospace http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-big-datas-tyranny-aerospace <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To grow and succeed in the digital age, companies need leaders who can free themselves from the tyranny of data. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-big-datas-tyranny-aerospace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-big-datas-tyranny-aerospace#comments Aerospace 2018 Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology A&D Up Front Global Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0000 1727431 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: Why U.S. Defense Upturn Is Not A Given http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-why-us-defense-upturn-not-given <div class="field-deck"> Five factors that will be key to a U.S. defense upturn </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Actions by Congress and upcoming elections could change the direction of defense spending, especially if the balance between Republicans and Democrats shifts.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-why-us-defense-upturn-not-given" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-why-us-defense-upturn-not-given#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Up Front AWST North America Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:20:00 +0000 1723351 at http://aviationweek.com Joe Marquette/Getty Images Opinion: How Activist Investors Are Influencing Aerospace http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-how-activist-investors-are-influencing-aerospace <div class="field-deck"> How investor influence is changing aerospace </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Conglomerates are prime targets because they have disparate business units—some with unrealized value—as well as redundant cost structures and excess fat.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-how-activist-investors-are-influencing-aerospace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-how-activist-investors-are-influencing-aerospace#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense Up Front AWST Global Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1716571 at http://aviationweek.com Hondajet