Up Front http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/8972/more en 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">Commercial aviation has enjoyed strong growth since 2004, and OEMs plan to continue the trend through 2019 at least. </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/commercial-aviation/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/commercial-aviation/opinion-can-utc-rockwell-collins-deal-be-stopped" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-can-utc-rockwell-collins-deal-be-stopped#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology AW.com Up Front 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 Opinion: How Anti-Proliferation Rules Are Helping China, Hurting U.S. http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-how-anti-proliferation-rules-are-helping-china-hurting-us <div class="field-deck"> How anti-proliferation rules are helping China gain ground in the unmanned systems market </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Inadvertently, decades-old restraints on weapons exports are helping China expand its foothold in the unmanned aircraft arena.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-how-anti-proliferation-rules-are-helping-china-hurting-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-how-anti-proliferation-rules-are-helping-china-hurting-us#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Up Front Global Tue, 29 Aug 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1677201 at http://aviationweek.com General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Opinion: What Looms For Defense Contractors’ Strategic Plans http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-what-looms-defense-contractors-strategic-plans <div class="node-body article-body"> Uncertainties about U.S. defense spending and Congressional actions are complicating planning for contractors. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-what-looms-defense-contractors-strategic-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-what-looms-defense-contractors-strategic-plans#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Up Front North America Mon, 28 Aug 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1676601 at http://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin Opinion: Don’t Dismiss UTC’s Potential Acquisition Of Rockwell http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-don-t-dismiss-utc-s-potential-acquisition-rockwell <div class="node-body article-body">Major acquisitions can take an enormous amount of time to achieve. A UTC/Rockwell deal would be in the very early stages of discussion.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-don-t-dismiss-utc-s-potential-acquisition-rockwell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-don-t-dismiss-utc-s-potential-acquisition-rockwell#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Program Management Corner Commercial Aviation AW.com Up Front Global Thu, 24 Aug 2017 08:05:00 +0000 1675671 at http://aviationweek.com Rockwell Collins and UTC Opinion: Why Aerospace’s Love Affair With Low-Cost Suppliers Is Fading http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-why-aerospace-s-love-affair-low-cost-suppliers-fading <div class="node-body article-body">Analysts say that aerospace manufacturing investments in low-cost countries peaked in the 2008-13 and declined significantly in the past three years. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-why-aerospace-s-love-affair-low-cost-suppliers-fading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-why-aerospace-s-love-affair-low-cost-suppliers-fading#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Program Management Corner Commercial Aviation Up Front AWST Global Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1670861 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: Lessons From A Korean War-Era National Security Exercise http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-lessons-korean-war-era-national-security-exercise <div class="node-body article-body">The Trump administration could learn about defense-industrial policy from the Eisenhower administration’s 1953 review of U.S. strategy toward the Soviet Union.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-lessons-korean-war-era-national-security-exercise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-lessons-korean-war-era-national-security-exercise#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space Technology Up Front AWST Global Thu, 03 Aug 2017 08:18:00 +0000 1667051 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: Why Sino-Russian Widebody Project Is Not Another Airbus http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-why-sino-russian-widebody-project-not-another-airbus <div class="node-body article-body">The story of Russia’s sole twin-aisle family, and the history of Russia’s previous aviation joint ventures, serve as a cautionary tale for this project.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-why-sino-russian-widebody-project-not-another-airbus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-why-sino-russian-widebody-project-not-another-airbus#comments New Civil Aircraft Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AW.com Up Front Global Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1659371 at http://aviationweek.com UAC 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