Aviation Week's Check 6 Podcast

Aerospace & Defense 2017 is the latest version of our annual predictor of trends to watch across all the fields we cover. With that issue in the back, we talk with our top editors about what to look for. Executive Editor Jim Asker quizzes Graham Warwick, the chief of technology coverage; Jen DiMascio, who is in charge of defense and space; Jens Flottau, the managing editor for commercial aviation and veteran space editor Frank Morring.

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What the space-launch upstart thinks went wrong in September, what the delay means for its customers and how the company has handled losses in the past. Plus, Orbital ATK’s Pegasus launch and a John Glenn remembrance.

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In an environment where a Tweet can move markets, the head of the Aerospace Industries Association is urging companies to stick to the facts.

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From the Middle East, to India, Canada and Europe, AvWeek’s editors take stock of recent deals and announced sales of fighter aircraft and size up how that will impact upcoming competitions.

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