Up Front https://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/8972/more en Opinion: The U.S. Needs Allies For Its Defense-Industrial Strategy https://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-us-needs-allies-its-defense-industrial-strategy <div class="node-body article-body">The industrial capabilities on which the U.S. defense strategy relies would wither from increasing isolation. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-us-needs-allies-its-defense-industrial-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-us-needs-allies-its-defense-industrial-strategy#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Up Front AWST Global Thu, 12 Sep 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1966455 at https://aviationweek.com NDIA Opinion: After Major Mergers, What’s Next For Defense Market? https://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-after-major-mergers-what-s-next-defense-market <div class="node-body article-body">There are a lot of questions in the industry, not least of which are the 2020 U.S. elections.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-after-major-mergers-what-s-next-defense-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-after-major-mergers-what-s-next-defense-market#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Up Front AWST Global Tue, 03 Sep 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1966006 at https://aviationweek.com U.S. Geological Survey/Wikimedia Opinion: The Mistakes Behind Bombardier’s Commercial Aircraft Failures https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-mistakes-behind-bombardier-s-commercial-aircraft-failures <div class="node-body article-body">Management made several strategic mistakes that could have been avoided had they been more lucid about their market and the industry dynamics. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-mistakes-behind-bombardier-s-commercial-aircraft-failures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-mistakes-behind-bombardier-s-commercial-aircraft-failures#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Commercial Aviation AW.com Going Concerns Global Tue, 06 Aug 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1964853 at https://aviationweek.com Jens Flottau/AW&ST Customer Support: The Jetliner Industry’s Biggest Challenge https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/customer-support-jetliner-industry-s-biggest-challenge <div class="field-deck"> Ensuring dispatch reliability critical to success for new jetliner makers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mitsubishi’s purchase of Bombardier’s regional jet business gives it an existing support network. Superjet experience is a cautionary tale.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/customer-support-jetliner-industry-s-biggest-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/customer-support-jetliner-industry-s-biggest-challenge#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Up Front AWST North America Wed, 17 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1963959 at https://aviationweek.com Eric Piermont/Getty Images Opinion: What The UTC-Raytheon Deal Says About Aerospace’s Future https://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-what-utc-raytheon-deal-says-about-aerospace-s-future <div class="field-deck"> What the proposed UTC-Raytheon tie-up tells us about the industry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The stunning merger plan reinforces worries that both defense spending and the commercial aircraft order boom have peaked. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-what-utc-raytheon-deal-says-about-aerospace-s-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-what-utc-raytheon-deal-says-about-aerospace-s-future#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Defense Space AW.com Up Front Global Thu, 27 Jun 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1963140 at https://aviationweek.com UTC/Raytheon Opinion: Aerostructures At The Crossroads https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-aerostructures-crossroads <div class="node-body article-body">The supply chain is under significant pressure, despite the robust outlook for jetliner production.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-aerostructures-crossroads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-aerostructures-crossroads#comments Future of Aerospace Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AW.com Up Front Global Mon, 10 Jun 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1961900 at https://aviationweek.com Opinion: There’s An Aircraft Order Bubble—And It Is About To Burst https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-there-s-aircraft-order-bubble-and-it-about-burst <div class="field-byline"> Adam Pilarski </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We are facing a substantial bubble of orders that will inevitably burst. Identifying the exact prick that will cause the puncture is more difficult, although candidates abound. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-there-s-aircraft-order-bubble-and-it-about-burst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-there-s-aircraft-order-bubble-and-it-about-burst#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AW.com Upfront Global Thu, 06 Jun 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1961761 at https://aviationweek.com Airbus Opinion: The Best Fighter Market In 27 Years https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/opinion-best-fighter-market-27-years <div class="node-body article-body">Five reasons why combat aircraft production is surging. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/opinion-best-fighter-market-27-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/opinion-best-fighter-market-27-years#comments Paris Airshow 2019 Up Front Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Up Front Global Thu, 30 May 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1961406 at https://aviationweek.com USAF Opinion: When It Comes To Nanosatellites, The Hype Is Over https://aviationweek.com/space/opinion-when-it-comes-nanosatellites-hype-over <div class="node-body article-body">It is time to deliver on the promises made to investors and customers.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/space/opinion-when-it-comes-nanosatellites-hype-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/space/opinion-when-it-comes-nanosatellites-hype-over#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AW.com Up Front Global Mon, 20 May 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1960826 at https://aviationweek.com Paragon European Partners Opinion: #Transparency Is Boeing’s Achilles' Heel https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-transparency-boeing-s-achilles-heel <div class="node-body article-body">The airframe giant’s anemic social media response to MAX crisis leaves it facing the “wrath of global public opinion.”</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-transparency-boeing-s-achilles-heel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-transparency-boeing-s-achilles-heel#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AW.com Up Front North America Tue, 07 May 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1960320 at https://aviationweek.com Stephen Brashear/Getty Images