Podcast: South Korean Defense Industry Arrives

By Jen DiMascio Jul 29, 2022
South Korea’s aspirations for building an aerospace and defense industry are gaining validation, with Poland’s announced intent to buy FA-50 light combat aircraft and the first flight of Korea Aerospace Industries’ KF-21 fighter.
Defense and Space

Podcast: Defense At Farnborough

By Steve Trimble Jul 18, 2022
On a day of big announcements, Aviation Week editors discuss the latest developments in defense at Farnborough Airshow 2022.
Farnborough Airshow

Podcast: What Next For Boeing?

Jun 06, 2022
Boeing’s space business notches a win, but many questions remain about the company’s long-term future. Listen in as analysts Byron Callan and Ron Epstein join the podcast.

Podcast: Top Gun: Maverick—Spoiler Special

By Jen DiMascio Jun 02, 2022
A discussion of the blockbuster movie’s aviation-geek-pleasing details, from the recreation of Lockheed Martin’s SR-72 concept to why Maverick didn’t fly the F-35 and more.
Defense and Space

Podcast: The Future Of Air Assault

By Jen DiMascio May 13, 2022
The war in Ukraine is revealing the vulnerability of attack helicopters to man-portable air-defense systems. Defense analyst Sash Tusa joins Aviation Week editors to discuss options that the U.S. Army will consider at its EDGE 22 exercise, how manufacturers could protect future rotorcraft and whether those ideas make sense.
Defense and Space

Podcast: A Target On Tactical Aircraft

By Jen DiMascio Apr 29, 2022
Aviation Week editors make sense of recommended reductions to the number of F-35 and F-15EX fighters the U.S. Air Force plan to buy in the coming years.
Defense and Space

Podcast: With New Leader, Where Does Boeing Defense Go Now?

Apr 01, 2022
Aviation Week editors discuss Ted Colbert's appointment and the challenges he faces as the new head of Boeing's $26 billion defense and space unit.
Defense and Space

Podcast: Mobilizing Military Aid For The War In Ukraine

By Jen DiMascio Mar 16, 2022
In addition to the weapons that NATO is planning to send to Ukraine, in a dramatic role reversal, Russia is appealing to China for help in replenishing its weapons stocks.
Defense and Space

Podcast: Assessing Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine

By Jen DiMascio Mar 02, 2022
A discussion about the opening days of Russia’s war on its neighbor Ukraine and how that renewed Europe’s focus on defending the continent.
Defense and Space

Podcast: Singapore Airshow Special

By Thierry Dubois Feb 15, 2022
Listen in as Aviation Week editors give their take on the 2022 edition of the Singapore Airshow and discuss key themes in defense and commercial at this year's event.
Singapore Airshow

Podcast: Sizing Up the U.S. Defense Industrial Base

By Jen DiMascio Jan 26, 2022
Despite the challenges facing companies supplying the U.S. military, analysts Byron Callan and Steve Grundman see signs of strength and evolution.
Defense and Space

Podcast: AIAA SciTech Surprises—Sustainability And Hypersonics In San Diego

By Guy Norris Jan 21, 2022
Listen in as Aviation Week editors review the AIAA’s annual SciTech forum which returned as an in-person event this month.

Podcast: Inside Three Major Fighter Decisions

By Jen DiMascio Dec 17, 2021
Aviation Week editors provide context and insights into Finland’s decision to buy the F-35, the UAE’s deal for 80 Rafales and Canada’s looming fighter decision and look ahead at what’s next for the market.
Defense and Space

Podcast: Back to Business

By Thierry Dubois Nov 16, 2021
This week in Dubai, the aerospace industry met at an international air show for the first time since Singapore 2020. Aviation Week Network editors discuss their impressions, the news and trends emerging from what turned out to be a surprisingly buoyant event.
Dubai Airshow

Podcast: Commercial Aviation At The Dubai Airshow

By Thierry Dubois Nov 15, 2021
As the Dubai Airshow is seeing a resuscitation of giant orders, our commercial aviation experts are discussing the development of new freighters and regional aircraft upgrades against a backdrop of ramping-up production.
Dubai Airshow

Podcast: Trending Topics In Defense At The Dubai Airshow

By Thierry Dubois Nov 14, 2021
On day 1 of our podcast from the Dubai Airshow our defense editors discuss, ballistic missile protection for the region, and is Russia’s Sukhoi starting a trend in aviation-related perfumes?
Dubai Airshow

Podcast: Lux Capital Explains Thinking On A&D

By Jen DiMascio Nov 05, 2021
A discussion with Lux Capital Co-Founder Josh Wolfe and Partner Bilal Zuberi about where the venture capital investment company is placing its bets and how it pinpoints successful new aerospace and defense technologies.

Podcast: A Decade of Disruption is Headed at Defense Companies

By Jen DiMascio Oct 22, 2021
The consensus from the Aviation Week DefenseChain Conference was that defense primes and suppliers are about to see their world turned on their heads.
Defense and Space

Podcast: Confronting New Chinese Nuclear Weapons

By Jen DiMascio Sep 27, 2021
Aviation Week editors discuss hot topics from the Air Force Association’s annual meeting including China’s massive buildup in nuclear capability, a change in acquisition approach at the Pentagon and the next competition for aerial refueling tankers.
Defense and Space

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.

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: Sizing Up Russia’s New Light Fighter

By Jen DiMascio Jul 23, 2021
Sukhoi rolled out the model of a new fighter aircraft during the MAKS show in Russia targeting the export market. Aviation Week editors discuss the design and its prospects in a crowded market.
Defense and Space

Podcast: Giving Autonomous Aircraft a Moral Compass

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

Podcast: Explaining the F-35’s Cost and Programmatic Issues

By Jen DiMascio Apr 28, 2021
After a blistering congressional hearing, Aviation Week editors break down some of the F-35 program’s recent struggles and cost issues to develop the program and maintain and operate the fighter.
Defense and Space