Aviation Week & Space Technology editors take a look at some of the bigger-picture issues in the world of aerospace and defense
A Decade of Disruption is Headed at Defense Companies
18:57The consensus from the Aviation Week DefenseChain Conference was that defense primes and suppliers are about to see their world turned on their heads. Executive Editor Jen Dimascio talks with Business Editor Michael Bruno and Capital Alpha Partners Managing Director Byron Callan about the challenges ahead.
Why BizAv Is Hot Again
19:40Aviation 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.
IATA Targets Net Zero Emissions For Beleaguered Airline Industry
14:41The world’s airlines gathered in Boston this week for the IATA AGM after a bruising last 18 months that has also seen sustainability rise up the agenda. Listen in as Aviation Week editors discuss what they were hearing at the event.
Confronting New Chinese Nuclear Weapons
23:34Aviation 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.
Interview With The Inspiration4’s Jared Isaacman
16:03The billionaire commander of the three-day mission to space talks about his experience and the importance of humans continuing to explore the heavens.
The Risks of Conducting Over the Horizon Strikes
15:49With 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?
How 9/11 Unfolded At Aviation Week
48:37Aviation Week editors witnessed terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, and flew on missions guarding the capital. Listen to their stories.
Europe’s Travel Restrictions and the Fate of Aviation’s Recovery
18:37Will surging COVID infections push back a recovery in aviation? And what’s behind Europe’s new restrictions on U.S. travelers? Listen in to find out.
Highlights from the Space Symposium
20:31NASA’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.
Why a Market Digital Twin is Critical to AAM's Success
21:24Using a "digital twin" to model market demand and behaviors will help AAM players understand and trigger mass adoption. Listen in as Aviation Week’s Graham Warwick delves into the details with two PwC experts.