Aviation Week's Check 6 Podcast
Talking 777 Upgrades And Bubble Trouble

Back from the ISTAT Americas conference, Aviation Week editors discuss debate of an order bubble, new 777 upgrades, the A380neo concept and Bombardier’s CSeries.

Direct download: 3-13-15_Check_6.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT

Exciting And Strange Developments From Heli-Expo

Aviation Week editors discuss the latest from Orlando: What Bristow's tiltrotor bet means for the future of rotorcraft, Airbus Helicopters's H160 unveiling and more.

Direct download: 3-16_Check_6.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:06pm EDT

Flight Tracking One Year After MH370

Aviation Week editors Jim Asker, John Croft and Michael Fabey discuss the ongoing search for MH370 and the outlook for changes to flight tracking.

Direct download: Check6MH370.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:17am EDT

Saving Bombardier

Aviation Week’s Graham Warwick and Joe Anselmo and Business & Commercial Aviation’s Bill Garvey talk about what’s ailing Bombardier in commercial and business aviation and its move to bring in aerospace veteran Alain Bellemare to fix things.

Direct download: 2-20_Check_6.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:06pm EDT

Is The Pilot Shortage For Real?

Our editors discuss the global pilot shortage and why the solution is not as simple as paying American regional pilots more.

Direct download: 2-13_Check_6.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:14pm EDT

What’s Interesting In The New Budget?

From X-planes to the “black budget” to where the U.S. is placing its technology bets for the future, Aviation Week editor's discuss what’s buried in President Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget request to Congress.

Direct download: 2-6_Check_6.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:39am EDT

The Future of Fighters and Air Force One

Jim Asker, Guy Norris and Amy Butler discuss adaptive engine technology, sixth-generation fighters, threats to the F-35 and the next presidential aircraft.

Direct download: 1-30_Check_6.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:59pm EDT

U.S. Defense Budget

A preview of programs and issues to watch for during the first week of February, when the Pentagon makes its budget request to Congress.

Direct download: 1-23_Check_6.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:38pm EDT

Aviation Week's 2014 Person of the Year: Vladimir Putin

Aviation Week editors discuss the reasons behind our selection of Vladimir Putin as Person of the Year for 2014.

Direct download: 1-14-15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:36pm EDT

The Future of Aerospace

Aviation Week editors Graham Warwick and Guy Norris discuss with Joe Anselmo what the future looks like from the annual American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics conference. Topics include cockpit automation, air-launch to space, truss-braced wings, small core engines and hybrid/blended wing bodies.

Is innovation alive and well in the industry? What is the place of younger engineers?

Direct download: 1-9Check6.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:05pm EDT