Richard Aboulafia

Managing Director, Aerodynamic Advisory

Washington, DC


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


Opinion: Could Propellers Help Solve The Sustainability Conundrum?

By Richard Aboulafia Oct 31, 2022
The past might yield fuel-savings and emission-reducing solutions for regional transport and larger aircraft.

Opinion: Changing Times Favor U.S. Army’s FLRAA—For Now

By Richard Aboulafia Aug 21, 2022
The Army’s rotorcraft will need additional range to remain relevant in a conflict with China.

Podcast: American Airlines Goes Supersonic

Aug 17, 2022
Nearly two decades after the Concorde was retired, is the rival of supersonic air travel for real?
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