Thierry Dubois

France Bureau Chief

Lyon, France


Thierry Dubois covers French aerospace for Aviation Week & Space Technology.

Thierry graduated in fluid dynamics in Toulouse in the mid-1990s. Looking for a job in aerospace, he found his first one in 1997 with French weekly Air & Cosmos. In 2000, he moved to Lyon, where he became a freelancer for several English- and French-language publications. These included AIN, Rotor & Wing, Aviation Maintenance, Science & Vie and Aerobuzz. Thierry's main focus has long been technology.



ESA, Avio Sign Contract For Vega E Launcher Development

By Thierry Dubois Jul 30, 2021
The European Space Agency has awarded a €118.8 million ($143 million) contract to launcher manufacturer Avio for the development of the Vega E upgraded light rocket.

Research Targets Embedded Fan Blade Sensor Manufacturing

By Thierry Dubois Jul 29, 2021
Research laboratories in Europe have joined forces to improve the technology readiness level (TRL) for sensors embedded in fan blades, aiming at making them useful during the engine’s entire lifecycle, from manufacturing to service and dismantling.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Daily Memo: Safran’s Resilience Bodes Well For Post-Crisis Era

By Thierry Dubois Jul 29, 2021
Safran has reported solid financial results, showing a negative impact from the COVID-19 crisis but underlining intrinsic strengths in the company’s activity against the current backdrop.
Aircraft & Propulsion