Aviation Week's Check 6 Podcast

Aviation Week editors talk with Nicolas Chamussy about its OneWeb venture into the small satellite, low Earth orbit market and navigating the dramatic changes in the industry.

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Aviation Week’s team of U.S.-based defense editors discuss the shift in the U.S. military from planning to fight counterinsurgency campaigns to preparing for great-power technological warfare.

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Uber's Director of Aviation Engineering and eVTOL leading light Mark Moore talks with Aviation Week’s Tony Osborne and Guy Norris about the coming revolution in urban air mobility—a key talking point at this year's HAI Helo-Expo convention in Las Vegas.


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The National Space Council traveled to Kennedy Space Center to discuss how private space companies and other countries can participate as NASA scales back its financial support for the station in the years to come.

Aviation Week Space Editor Irene Klotz provides highlights from the fate of the space station to U.S. cooperation with China on civil space and the potential to remove regulations to speed commercial development.


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Aviation Week defense editors discuss how the Pentagon plans to return to a Cold-War footing by maintaining its investments in nuclear weapons and increasing funding for scores of aircraft programs old and new and emerging technologies. That said, the Air Force did make some difficult choices, sending contractors reeling with the cancelation of a plan to replace its Jstars battlefield surveillance aircraft.

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Nuggets of information coming from OEMs at this year’s Singapore Airshow give us a big insight into future-focused programs, including engine decisions for the joint Sino-Russian widebody, Boeing’s new midsize airplane, design freeze of the 737 MAX10, and the continued ramp-up of production rates. Listen in as our team at the show discusses all this and more.

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What’s next for the commercial aviation and airline industry? And what’s the fallout of Boeing’s latest trade dispute? Listen in as analyst Richard Aboulafia talks to Aviation Week and ATW editors about the current state of affairs.

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Aerospace manufacturers are beginning to make big-dollar investments in artificial intelligence. Long predicted as a business trend, 2018 increasingly looks like a year that AI hits home in industry, from corporate offices to the factory floor. How is the technology being put to use? What do A&D companies need to think of now as AI spreads across the industry in earnest. Michael Bruno, Aviation Week Network’s senior business editor talks with John Schmidt, managing director and the global aerospace and defense lead at Accenture, and Dan O’Hara, the firm’s artificial intelligence growth and strategy lead.

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Speed matters on this week’s podcast as technical editor Graham Warwick talks to senior editor Guy Norris about his story on Boeing’s reusable hypersonic demonstrator concept and the rapidly evolving developments in hypersonics over the past year since he broke the story about the U.S. losing its lead in this increasingly important area of defense technology.

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Aviation Week forecaster and editors predict what’s in store for aviation MRO in 2018

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