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Richard Aboulafia is Vice President, Analysis at Teal Group. He manages consulting projects for clients in the commercial and military aircraft field, and has advised numerous aerospace companies. He also writes and edits Teal's World Military and Civil Aircraft Briefing, a forecasting tool covering over 135 aircraft programs and markets. Richard also writes publicly about the aviation field, with numerous articles in Aviation Week, Aerospace America, and other publications. Frequently cited as an aviation industry authority by trade and news publications, he has appeared on numerous television news programs and has spoken at a wide variety of conferences.
April 5, 2018 :: March 2018 Letter - Dear Fellow Aero Trade Worriers,

Artificial intelligence. Election-manipulating trollbots. Dumb, bird-themed emojis. Itís just a matter of time before something computerized starts a war. And now, weíre part of the way there: a trade database is on the verge...   [More]

March 23, 2018 :: Boeing On Trade-War Front Line - Aviation Week & Space Technology

March 14, 2018 :: How the Airbus/Boeing Single Aisle Jet Party Could End -

March 6, 2018 :: February 2018 Letter - Dear Fellow Post-Communist Travelers,

One pleasure of middle age is revisiting places after a multi-decade interval. In January I enjoyed a visit to Moscow, where I hadnít been since 1986. There had been a few changes. In 1986 there was zero economic or politica...   [More]

March 5, 2018 :: The Real Message From Putin's Claim Of Powerful New Weapons: Weakness -

March 1, 2018 :: Live Conversation With the Seattle Times' Dominic Gates - Talking about the 797 and other jetliner matters.

February 11, 2018 :: January 2018 Letter - Dear Fellow 2017 Skin-of-Teeth Survivors,

Iím way late with this year-end letter, but before the 365-day atrocity that was 2017 fades from our collective memory, Iíd like to briefly summarize what just happened, from our industryís perspective. Hereís my list of ...   [More]

February 11, 2018 :: Aero Market Outlook - Vago Muradian's Defense & Aerospace Report

February 11, 2018 :: F-35 Catalyzes High End Export Fighter Market - Aviation Week & Space Technology

February 11, 2018 :: Washington State Competitiveness Contract Award Announcement - My colleagues at Teal Group and I are honored by this.

February 10, 2018 :: NAA Aircraft Market Presentation - Courtesy Aviation Week

February 10, 2018 :: Podcast: Boeing's Trade Dispute, and the Industry's Future - Aviation Week & Space Technology

February 10, 2018 :: Putting The Asian Fighter Market In Perspective - Defense News

December 24, 2017 :: November 2017 Letter - Dear Fellow Seasonal Procrastinators,

Itís always like this for me at Christmas. I say Iíll buy gifts in advance, but then a few days before the great unwrapping, I run out and panic shop. The results are predictably hideous. In my defense, Iím Jewish, so this i...   [More]

December 23, 2017 :: Upcoming Speech: National Aeronautic Association - January 23 in Washington DC

December 23, 2017 :: The Great Jetliner Ramp-Up In Perspective - Aviation Week & Space Technology

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