Joe Anselmo

Joe Anselmo
Editor-In-Chief,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Joseph C. Anselmo became Editor-in-Chief of Aviation Week & Space Technology on Jan. 1, 2013, leading a team of more than two dozen aerospace journalists in the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific.  
 
Anselmo has 25 years of experience as a Washington, D.C.-based editor and reporter, covering a wide array of business, political, military, space and technology issues at Aviation Week, Congressional Quarterly and the Washington Post Co.
 
Aviation Week has won numerous accolades under his leadership, including four Jesse H. Neal Journalism Awards and five of the 10 Aerospace Media Awards presented during the 2014 Farnborough Airshow.
 
During his reporting career, Anselmo won three Aerospace Journalist of the Year awards. A graduate of Ohio University, he was elected three times to the National Press Club’s Board of Governors, including one term as board chairman. 

Articles
Opinion: Boeing’s Innovation Challenge 5
Boeing Defense, Space & Security chief Chris Chadwick says established contractors need to show their customers “the art of the possible from an innovation perspective.”
Are U.S. Airlines Heading For A Record Year? 
Despite interruptions from winter storms, a sustained drop in jet fuel prices underpinned the rosiest first quarter for major U.S. airlines in years.
Podcast: Inside Pratt & Whitney’s Geared Turbofan Development
This week's Check 6 podcast comes to you from Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford, Conn. Editors Joe Anselmo and Guy Norris sat down with Greg Gernhardt, the president of Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines, to talk about the company’s geared turbofan engine and its battle for market share with the CFM LEAP-X.
Podcast: Space Industry At An Inflection Point 1
Aviation Week editors discuss how private sector money and technological advances are revolutionizing space telecom.
Etihad’s Hogan Defends Abu Dhabi Support 
According to Hogan, the carrier has always made clear that it received equity investment and shareholder loans. Those have been “supplemented” by $10.5 billion in loans from international institutions, Hogan told listeners at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce aviation summit in Washington D.C. on Tuesday.
Podcast: Talking 777 Upgrades And Bubble Trouble
Aviation Week editors discuss Airbus and Boeing production: Is there an order bubble that may burst one day? They also talk about the 777 upgrade, the possibility of an A380neo and Bombardier’s CSeries.
Do Airbus and Boeing Face Bubble Trouble?
The two dominant aircraft manufacturers are sanguine their robust orderbooks are sound; other industry analysts caution that they are being overly ambitious.
Hazy: A380neo Should Be Stretched For Cargo-Carrying Appeal 
Influential lessor Air Lease Corp. (ALC) has recommended to Airbus that any plan to launch the A380neo should include a fuselage stretch that would add valuable belly-hold capacity and boost its broader appeal to the cargo market.
Lessors Remain Cautious Over CSeries Prospects 1
The long-delayed Bombardier CSeries is past the halfway stage in flight testing and on track to earn certification this year, but key leasing companies say the airliner’s longer-term success still hinges on getting the aircraft into service smoothly and building credibility by attracting big orders.
Lessors Urge Caution In Jetliner Production Hikes
Air Lease Corp.'s Steven Udvar-Hazy finds Airbus's plans to raise A320 production rates "overambitious."
Analysts Flag Potential Airliner Glut 5
A prominent research firm is warning that Airbus and Boeing may be on a path to produce more jets than the airline market can absorb.
Podcast: Saving Bombardier
Aviation Week editors talk about what’s ailing Bombardier in commercial and business aviation and its move to bring in aerospace veteran Alain Bellemare to fix things.
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Blogs
May 18, 2015
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Fire In the Cabin 2

While installing a fireplace in a cabin clearly would be a bad idea, Lufthansa Technik develops a technology that uses illuminated water mist with an image of burning wood to create a fireplace for VIP aircraft....More
May 15, 2015
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Cardington: Britain’s Airship Heritage 2

Construction of Cardington’s Number 1 shed, currently housing the HAV project, began in 1916 when Construction of Cardington’s No. 1 shed, currently housing the HAV project, began in 1916 when Short Brothers was awarded an Admiralty contract for the development of dirigible airships....More
May 11, 2015
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NavWeek: China Coastal Catch 8

China last year accelerated its plans to “reclaim” areas like the Spratly Islands, and the Asian giant is banking on its coast guard to protect its disputed maritime stakes in the region, according to the Pentagon....More
May 10, 2015
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Ethiopian Airlines Takes Delivery Of Newest 737-800

Ethiopian Airlines' fleet renewal and growth continued this week with the delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 from Seattle. Routing through Washington-Dulles and then Dublin, Ireland, the latest 737NG is Ethiopian's 16th. Since 2010, the East African carrier has taken delivery of 25 Boeing 737/777/787s as well as 13 Bombardier DHC8-Q400 regional turbo aircraft. One of the fastest-growing and most modern of African airlines, Ethiopian also has a burgeoning MRO business....More
May 7, 2015
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Vantage Searches For An Advantage 3

It's easy to see why the composite machine turns heads; it sits high on a fighter-jet type landing gear, has a spaceship-like cockpit and those forward-swept wings, which beyond looking awesome, allow for a larger cabin as the main structure for the wings can be behind the seating area....More

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