Aviation Week's Check 6 Podcast

When President Donald Trump announced at the National Space Corps that the U.S. would pursue a Space Force, it appeared to come out of the blue. In fact, Congress has been working its way toward that very goal, and its chief supporter in the House, Rep. Michael Rogers (R-Ala.) joins Aviation Week to explain how that might unfold.

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One hundred A320neos can’t be delivered because they don’t have engines. Aviation Week editors discuss.

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U.S. Senate is concerned that China’s government is accessing data from commercial UAVs. Are the concerns justified? Listen in as our editors discuss.

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With fuel rising, IATA members are facing higher costs and need to determine how they can react. Aviation Week Network editors discuss industry options and key takeaways from the global airline summit in Sydney.

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The business aviation industry gathered in Geneva for this year’s EBACE convention buoyed by an uplift in market conditions. Big players had plenty to announce and show. Listen in as our team on the ground discusses some of the key developments from EBACE 2018.

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At its second Elevate Summit in Los Angeles last week, Uber described an ambitious end-state vision for its aerial ridesharing initiative. Guy Norris and Graham Warwick were there for the eye-opening presentation and discuss the challenges to realizing Uber’s vision with Mark Moore, the man behind its plans to fill the skies over the world’s most congested cities with electric VTOL air taxis.

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Airbus and Boeing could be stuck with dozens of passenger airplanes, but missile defense sales could see an uptick. Aviation Week editors discuss the unfolding scenarios.

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Aviation Week Network editors discuss what needs to be done to move forward and why business aviation isn’t more enthusiastic.

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The rising demand for small satellites is aligning with rapid growth in companies such as Virgin Orbit, Vector, Rocket Labs and others. Plus, Aviation Week editors assess prospects for sending humans to suborbital space this year.

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As the U.S. military confronts an alarming spike in non-combat related aviation accidents, it falls to the services’ sustainment enterprises to take a hard look at safety and maintenance processes. U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center Chief Lt. Gen. Lee Levy joins Aviation Week editors to discuss the recent mishaps, how incorporating new technology like additive manufacturing and robotics can help make maintenance more efficient, and how to get control of F-35 sustainment costs.

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