Aviation Week's Check 6 Podcast

 Aviation Week’s defense team discusses how Europe’s defense partnerships are evolving.

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Two experts on combat aircraft return for additional debate about the quality of testing and ultimate cost of the Joint Strike Fighter.

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Two experts on combat aircraft with two very different perspectives on the F-35 debate the pros and cons of the Pentagon’s costliest and most controversial fighter.

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It’s not just rocket scientists gathering at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ annual Propulsion & Energy conference, held this year in Atlanta. This is a mecca for turbine engineers, hypersonics researchers and, in a new development, those energized by the emerging field of electrified aircraft propulsion. Aviation Week technology writers Guy Norris and Graham Warwick discuss the thrusts of this year’s conference.

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Stealth aircraft may be good at limiting detection by radar, and while designers are also getting better at concealing an infrared signature, sensor technology is catching up. That’s why in the future, stealth aircraft will demand more than new designs – but also new ways of thinking.

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