Richard Aboulafia

Managing Director, Aerodynamic Advisory

Washington, DC


Contributing columnist Richard Aboulafia is managing director at Aerodynamic Advisory.. He is based in Washington.


Opinion: Why 2022 Will Be A Better Year For Aviation

By Richard Aboulafia Jan 01, 2022
The industry grew 7.5% in 2021, and 2022 should see a very strong 22% expansion.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Podcast: Behind the A380’s Downfall

Oct 28, 2021
Why the world’s largest passenger airplane never gained market lift — and what it means for the widebody segment.

Opinion: Gulfstream Cements Market Dominance With G400 And G800

By Richard Aboulafia Oct 14, 2021
Enabled by cash from parent defense prime General Dynamics, the market leader is poised to maintain its dominance for many years to come.