Podcast: Dassault’s BizJet Power Play

May 11, 2021
Its $75 million Falcon 10X will take on Gulfstream and Bombardier in the ultra-long-range market—and aims to correct a mistake made decades ago. Listen in as Aviation Week editors discuss with analyst Richard Aboulafia.
Business Aviation

Podcast: Giving Autonomous Aircraft a Moral Compass

By Graham Warwick May 06, 2021
Will we ever be able to trust an autonomous aircraft?

Podcast: Flight on Mars—An Interview with Smithsonian’s Ellen Stofan

By Jen DiMascio Apr 19, 2021
After a successful first flight of the Ingenuity on Mars, Ellen Stofan, under secretary for science and research at the Smithsonian Institution, talks with Aviation Week editors about the historic nature of the mission, coming 117 years after the Wright Brothers flew at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
Defense and Space

Podcast: Boeing’s Latest 737 MAX Headache

Apr 15, 2021
Power unit glitch forces new MAX groundings and adds to quality control woes. But is it a storm in a teacup? Listen in as Aviation Week’s editors analyze Boeing’s latest challenge.
Air Transport

Podcast: Skyborg Express

By Steve Trimble Mar 29, 2021
Skyborg could also be a cargo delivery aircraft. The program launched by Air Force Research Laboratory is mainly known for developing artificial intelligence for a new family of unmanned combat air vehicles, but the program also includes Volansi's cargo delivery system.

Podcast: Should Aerospace Fear the Red Dragon or Ride It?

By Michael Bruno Mar 25, 2021
China could become the world’s largest commercial aviation system by the middle of the decade. Up to recently, Western suppliers were integral to the Asia giant’s aerospace development, and the relationship was mutually beneficial.

Podcast: UAM Skeptics On The Hot Seat

Mar 15, 2021
Nineteen months after they predicted UAM would be a niche market, Aviation Week’s Graham Warwick and Teal Group’s Richard Aboulafia are back to address why investors are now pouring billions of dollars into the emerging sector. 

Podcast: Interview with Inspiration4’s Civilian Commander

By Jen DiMascio Mar 03, 2021
Listen in as Aviation Week editors talk with Jared Isaacman, the founder and CEO of Shift4Payments who has chartered a SpaceX crew Dragon orbital…

Podcast: Engine Trouble

By Jen DiMascio Feb 26, 2021
As the Pentagon is grappling with how to maintain the F135 engine powering F-35 fighters, the engine on a Boeing airliner failed on a flight in the western U.S. Aviation Week editors discuss what these incidents mean for safety and reliability as well as the future of military engines.

Podcast: Dennis Muilenburg’s Bet on the Future

Feb 19, 2021
Listen in as the former Boeing CEO and his new business partner Kirsten Bartok Touw discuss plans to invest in transformational aerospace technologies—and why the next 20 years could be the best ever.

Podcast: What Are SPACs—And Why Are They Important To A&D?

Feb 12, 2021
Investors are putting billions into urban air mobility and space projects, hoping to strike the next Tesla.
Program Management

Podcast: Suddenly, The MAX Is Boeing’s Good News

Jan 29, 2021
As Europe clears the MAX's return, 777X and 787 woes cap a horrible year and record loss for Boeing. Listen in as Aviation Week editors discuss on Check 6.
Air Transport

Podcast: Tech Talk On How Universal Hydrogen Plans To Disrupt Aviation

By Graham Warwick Jan 22, 2021
Universal Hydrogen wants to enable zero-emissions commercial aviation by tacking the two biggest challenges: creating a distribution infrastructure and kick-starting demand for hydrogen.

Podcast: Is Boeing Shortchanging Its Future?

Jan 15, 2021
Critics worry R&D cuts will hamper ability to catch Airbus. Veteran aerospace analyst Ron Epstein joins Aviation Week’s Guy Norris to discuss.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Podcast: Picking The UAM Winners – The Inside Story

By Guy Norris Jan 08, 2021
In this week’s podcast, we go behind the scenes for a glimpse into how the cover story of the Jan 11-24 issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology…
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Podcast: Inside Boeing 777X Flight Test Program

Dec 10, 2020
Aviation Week’s Guy Norris just visited Boeing Field, where he talked with 777X program leaders. Listen in for an update on the program’s status –…

Podcast: Embraer’s CEO on the Breakup With Boeing and Going It Alone

Oct 26, 2020
Listen in as CEO Francisco Gomes Neto gives his side of Embraer’s breakup with Boeing, what he thinks of finding new partners, and how he plans to steer the Brazilian aircraft company through the COVID-19 storm.

Podcast: In It For The Long Haul

Oct 23, 2020
How can the Aviation and Aerospace industry stay resilient and ready to meet increases while facing its bleakest forecast in history? Listen in as…

Podcast: Hailing the Air Taxi

Oct 01, 2020
Secretive startup Joby Aviation let Aviation Week’s Guy Norris witness a flight test of its new electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft. He…
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Podcast: Airbus' Ambitious Hydrogen Plans

By Jens Flottau Sep 25, 2020
The company is making key technology choices early and still has massive challenges ahead: technological, regulatory and in convincing industry partners to participate.

Podcast: What’s Next for the U.S. Air Force’s Next Generation Air Dominance Program

By Jen DiMascio Sep 18, 2020
Aviation Week editors discuss the roots of the service’s Next Generation Air Dominance program, its use of digital engineering to speed development and some of the obstacles it may face in the future.
AFA Air Space and Cyber Conference

Podcast: Planning For An Aerospace Recovery

By Jen DiMascio Sep 10, 2020
With the commercial aviation manufacturers and suppliers still reeling from COVID-19, Eric Fanning, president of the Aerospace Industries Association…
Defense and Space

Podcast: Are Commercial Aircraft Production Plans Still Too High?

Sep 03, 2020
Aviation Week editors discuss why Airbus and Boeing will need to further trim output to ride out the COVID-19 crisis. Don't miss a single episode…

Podcast: The U.S. Hypersonics Program Matures

By Jen DiMascio Aug 25, 2020
Listen in as Aviation Week editors discuss new information learned about several U.S. hypersonic weapons efforts, including the revelation that the Air Force is studying intercontinental-range hypersonics that could be nuclear-armed and confirmation of the creation of a multimission platform with a multicycle engine that could be the path toward an SR-72 intelligence-gathering vehicle.
Defense and Space