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Aviation Week & Space Technology editors take a look at some of the bigger-picture issues in the world of aerospace and defense

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    • 3.8 • 207 Ratings

Aviation Week & Space Technology editors take a look at some of the bigger-picture issues in the world of aerospace and defense

    Europe's Changed Defense Policy

    Europe's Changed Defense Policy

    The Berlin Airshow takes place after a four year break. Increased defense spending and new technologies are the main topics, Aviation Week editors Tony Osborne, Thierry Dubois and Jens Flottau discovered.

    • 15 min
    AAM, New Space Face Financial Wilderness

    AAM, New Space Face Financial Wilderness

    For new space and advanced air mobility startups, the past two years have been a heady experience of investment, mergers with special purpose acquisition companies and high-risk plays into segments of the aerospace and defense industry that were mere dreams a decade ago.
    In this week’s Check 6 podcast, Aviation Week veterans Carole Hedden, Michael Bruno and Graham Warwick look at what has worked to the benefit of these startups and what they face moving forward … in an economy that sees rising interest rates, higher risk, and more careful use of the cash available.

    • 27 min
    What Next For Boeing?

    What Next For Boeing?

    Boeing’s space business notches a win, but many questions remain about the company’s long-term future. Listen in as analysts Byron Callan and Ron Epstein join Aviation Week's Joe Anselmo and Michael Bruno.

    • 21 min
    Top Gun: Maverick—Spoiler Special

    Top Gun: Maverick—Spoiler Special

    A discussion of the blockbuster movie’s aviation-geek-pleasing details, from the recreation of Lockheed Martin’s SR-72 concept to why Maverick didn’t fly the F-35 and more.

    • 21 min
    Can Higher Education Keep Up With Aerospace?

    Can Higher Education Keep Up With Aerospace?

    Listen in as the University of Michigan’s aerospace engineering chair and Aviation Week’s Graham Warwick discuss megatrends that are reshaping the industry with host Joe Anselmo.

    • 28 min
    Check 6 With Accenture: The Next World After This: A&D Enters the Metaverse

    Check 6 With Accenture: The Next World After This: A&D Enters the Metaverse

    Your aerospace or defense business is about to enter a whole new world: the metaverse. A mix of the physical and digital realms, the metaverse is an unmapped—but not unknown—territory that looms beyond Industry 4.0. OEMs and Tier 1s already are entering the domain with cloud computing, virtual reality and quantum computing. Where they go, so go suppliers. Join us as Aviation Week talks with Accenture aerospace and defense leaders about how, and specifically when, the A&D sector will migrate and what it means for completing the mission, serving customers and making money.

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5
207 Ratings

207 Ratings

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Fantastic Content

The content is amazing. Truly enjoy listening in. The audio quality of the host is sometimes good and sometimes breaks down on a speaker. The guests sound quality is a lot better than before.

But all in all, still love the show and the discussions.

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Rich99

Great content. For whatever reason audio quality varies from decent to poor.

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One of my favorite podcasts
These are informative with Accurate information and up to date . Great job guys/gals and who ever else involved and able to take time for the podcast. Keep up the good work

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