Podcast: A Decade of Disruption is Headed at Defense Companies
The consensus from the Aviation Week DefenseChain Conference was that defense primes and suppliers are about to see their world turned on their heads.
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Podcast: Why BizAv is Hot Again

Oct 13, 2021
Aviation Week editors gather in Las Vegas to talk about the buoyant mood at 2021 NBAA-BACE and COVID-19’s silver lining for the business aviation industry.
NBAA

Podcast: The Risks of Conducting Over the Horizon Strikes

By Jen DiMascio Sep 17, 2021
With its exit from Afghanistan, the U.S. is beginning a new phase of drone warfare, conducting strikes there without forces on the ground. But is the current technology enough to safely execute the mission?
Defense and Space

Podcast: How 9/11 Unfolded At Aviation Week

Sep 10, 2021
Aviation Week editors witnessed terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, and flew on missions guarding the capital. Listen to their stories.
Aerospace

Podcast: Europe’s Travel Restrictions and the Fate of Aviation’s Recovery

Sep 02, 2021
Will surging COVID infections push back a recovery in aviation? Listen in to find out.
Air Transport

Podcast: Highlights from the Space Symposium

By Jen DiMascio Aug 26, 2021
NASA’s Space Launch System and Orion are big-government programs trying to keep pace in a marketplace increasingly dominated by commercial industry, meanwhile, the U.S. military is looking to build bridges to international partners, that same commercial industry and to the intelligence community.
Space

Podcast: Inside A New Skunk Works Factory

By Steve Trimble Aug 20, 2021
A newly opened factory on the Skunk Works complex heralds a new era and a return to series manufacturing by Lockheed Martin's 78-year-old advanced development programs business unit.
Defense and Space

Podcast: The Home Stretch For GE Aviation’s Catalyst Engine

By Molly McMillin Aug 06, 2021
Paul Corkery, GE Aviation general manager of turboprops, gives an update on the status of the new Catalyst turboprop for Textron Aviation’s…
Business Aviation

Podcast: Behind The Headlines At Boeing And Airbus

Aug 05, 2021
Listen in as Aviation Week editors discuss why Boeing’s next clean sheet airplane may be a long way off and why Airbus’ CEO is mad at a key supplier.
Aerospace

Podcast: Report From Oshkosh 2021, The Year's Biggest Air Show By Any Measure

By Molly McMillin Jul 29, 2021
The Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture always draws more people than any other air show. This year the mood is optimistic as people see the economy rebounding.
Business Aviation

Podcast: eSTOL Aircraft Break Into AAM Reality Index

By Carole Rickard Hedden Jul 15, 2021
In the most recent release of the Advanced Air Mobility Reality Index, Electra and Airflow hit the top 20 list with their eSTOL aircraft.
Aerospace

Podcast: What can companies and individuals do to encourage race and gender equity?

By Lee Ann Shay Jul 01, 2021
Bird Guess, president/CEO of The Racial Equity Group, and Dr. Rebecca Keiser, chief of research security strategy and policy at the National Science Foundation, provide context and concrete actions.
Aerospace

Podcast: Giddy And Nervous In LA

By Michael Bruno Jun 11, 2021
Aviation Week Business Editor Michael Bruno talks to experts about the state of the industry at the 2021 SpeedNews Commercial Aviation Industry Supplier Conference.
Leader Interviews

Podcast: NTSB’s Robert Sumwalt On Next Steps For Safety

By Lee Ann Shay Jun 09, 2021
Before his retirement on June 30, NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt shares insights into some key things that would make the aviation industry safer—and how to do it.
Leader Interviews

Podcast: Ranking the AAM Leaders – An Inside View

By Graham Warwick Jun 04, 2021
As Aviation Week launches a new publication dedicated to the AAM ecosystem, technology editor Graham Warwick and senior editor Guy Norris are joined by SMG Consulting’s Sergio Cecutta to discuss the thinking behind the latest update of his AAM Reality Index.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Podcast: Will Aircraft Production Come Roaring Back?

May 27, 2021
Both Airbus and Boeing are looking at big boosts in production of their narrowbody jets. But with some regions of the world still closed to outsiders, the widebody market is a different story.
Aerospace

Podcast: Ranking the AAM Leaders – An Inside View

By Graham Warwick May 20, 2021
As Aviation Week launches a new publication dedicated to the AAM ecosystem, technology editor Graham Warwick and senior editor Guy Norris are joined by SMG Consulting’s Sergio Cecutta to discuss the thinking behind the latest update of his AAM Reality Index.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

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.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Podcast: Giving Autonomous Aircraft a Moral Compass

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

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.
Aerospace

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.
Aerospace

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. 
Aerospace

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…
Space