Aviation Week's Check 6 Podcast

U.S. president-elect Donald Trump is just beginning to form his team. What will it mean for aerospace, aviation, NASA, trade and the economy?

Direct download: What_Will_Trump_Do.mp3
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Automation is reaching the point that it may be possible for artificial intelligence and robotics to take much of the routine workload of cockpit crews—and “remember” things no humans could in an emergency. Is this the future?

Direct download: Can_A_Robot_Be_Your_Co-pilot.mp3
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On Nov. 8, the U.S. elected Donald Trump its next president, as well as a Republican House and Senate. Aviation Week editors explain how they think those dynamics will shape the nation’s policy and spending choices in the short term and the long run.

Direct download: TRUMP.mp3
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Nuclear weapons captured the interest of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and the issue of how to counter Russian and Chinese weapons will be at the forefront of the whoever wins the presidency. AvWeek editors discuss some of those pending issues: programs to upgrade nuclear ICBMS, cruise missiles and bomber aircraft – and how to afford it all.

Direct download: Modernizing_U.S._Nuclear_Forces.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:27pm EST

The business aviation industry is waiting with baited breath for new technologies, airplanes and engines to enter the marketplace. But there were innovations aplenty at this year’s NBAA Convention and Exhibition, from morphing wings to printed engines to supersonic jets. Listen in as our editors on site at the convention discuss these technologies and other major developments in the business aviation industry.

Direct download: CheckNBAA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:58pm EST

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