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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 11, 2019 :: It May Be Good For Boeing That Single-Aisle Jetliner Orders Are Terrible -

April 1, 2019 :: March 2019 Letter - Dear Fellow World-Weary World Watchers,

Useful phrase for Boeing people in China: Zhè gāo yú wǒ de gōngzī děngjí. If Google Translate works, that’s mandarin for “That’s above my pay grade.” Over the past few weeks, Boeing’s China sit...   [More]

March 20, 2019 :: Boeing’s Crisis Strengthens Beijing’s Hand - Foreign Policy

March 18, 2019 :: Why A Franco-German Fighter Is A Very Bad Idea - Aviation Week & Space Technology

March 18, 2019 :: Ugly As The 737 MAX Situation Is, Boeing Is Insulated By Airlines' Fear Of Missing Out -

March 16, 2019 :: Podcast: Airplanes And Airlines - RMWorldTravel With Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa

March 10, 2019 :: Podcast: Putting Odds on Boeing's NMA - Aviation Week & Space Technology; With Kevin Michaels

March 7, 2019 :: February 2019 Letter - Dear Fellow Obscure Island Dispute Watchers,

Fighter jets are geopolitics with wings. If I’ve stolen this line from someone, apologies – there were no Google hits. Recent global political trends are having a big impact on the fighter market. My last letter discu...   [More]

March 6, 2019 ::  Why Boeing's NMA Is Not A Done Deal - Aviation Week & Space Technology

March 1, 2019 :: Smaller Civil Segments Drag Down Broader Market - Pro Pilot

January 31, 2019 :: To Guard The Mexico Border, Build Planes, Not A Wall -

January 7, 2019 :: GECAS Sale Could Hurt GE In The Long Term -

January 7, 2019 :: Has Trump Had Any Impact On Aerospace? - Aviation Week & Space Technology

December 24, 2018 :: December 2018 Letter - Dear Fellow Aero TrendWatchers,

Big theme for 2018? How to put this gently…The world got worse. It’s tough to quantify the world getting worse. But it did. In Germany, Angela Merkel announced that she would quit her job as the world’s Adult In T...   [More]

November 29, 2018 :: November 2018 Letter - Dear Fellow New Org Chart Watchers,

For years, the world has watched for the next emerging jet producer. Will it be in Bandung, Sao Jose dos Campos, Beijing, or Nagoya? Perhaps we should look in Connecticut and Iowa. The new United Technologies, cr...   [More]

November 12, 2018 :: October 2018 Letter - Dear Fellow Aero Book Club Affiliates,

If civilization is destroyed – as of now, I’d give this 60% odds – space alien museum curators, or whoever, will one day need to know what our beloved industry looked like. Finally, we have the perfect guide, for the aliens tomorro...   [More]

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