Aviation Week's Check 6 Podcast

Editors from Aviation Week and Aviation Daily discuss why demand for Boeing 747s and Airbus A380s has slowed to a trickle, and explain how new narrowbody airplanes could shake up the trans-Atlantic airline market. 

Direct download: Very_Large_Jets_on_Life_Support.mp3
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NASA and other governments may have an end date for the International Space Station, but private companies are creating their own for commercial purposes. Senior Space Editor Frank Morring discusses plans for new commercial space modules from which other companies can launch small satellites, or use the advantages of microgravity for new ventures such as one with a plan to manufacture faster fiber optics.

Direct download: Check6_Space_Station.mp3
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Our editors are at the Farnborough Airshow this week. Listen in as they discuss key developments including the future of the A380 and what a middle-of-the-market airplane will look like. Also, F-35 finally made its long-awaited debut at the show and stunned our team with its hovering capabilities.‚Äč

Direct download: Untitled.mp3
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Direct download: Farnborough_Crystal_Ball.mp3
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