Aviation Week's Check 6 Podcast

The British people have spoken, and their decision has caused reverberations around the world. The U.K.'s aerospace sector is the largest in Europe and second largest in the world. What does the Brexit vote mean for the future of the sector? Our editors discuss the short- and medium-term impact.

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Technology Editor Graham Warwick discusses the 70-hr. flight and ponders the future of electric propulsion with correspondent Theirry Dubois, who recounts highlights from his satellite interview with Si2's solo pilot, Bertrand Piccard, while he was over the Atlantic.

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From Boeing’s difficulties on the tanker program to its shift toward fighter sustainment and upgrades, Aviation Week editors analyze their recent conversation with Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security.

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Our editors compare impressions from the first joint Pratt & Whitney and United Technologies Aerospace Systems media day. 

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Pratt & Whitney's status in the media, including its engine failure and supplier issues.

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At this year’s IATA annual general meeting in Dublin, the Middle East carriers once again dominated the news. While the CEOs of Delta and Emirates refused to engage in a public spat over open dkies, Qatar Airways was considerably less restrained. Aircraft tracking was also high on the agenda, but no consensus was reached on how to resolve the issue. Listen in as our editors discuss all this and the latest on Qatar Airways refusing its first A320neo.

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