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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.
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

November 15, 2017 :: Bombardier's Regional Aircraft Options - Skies Magazine, page 8

November 14, 2017 :: Dubai Endgame For The A380? - Aviation Week & Space Technology

November 10, 2017 :: Upcoming Speech: Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance - February 12-15 in Lynnwood, WA

November 10, 2017 :: Upcoming Speech: Ontario Aerospace Council - November 28 in Toronto

October 17, 2017 :: October 2017 Letter - Dear Fellow Franco-Quebecois Alliance Observers,

Right. We all value time, and this is a time-sensitive moment. Letís keep this simple Ė winners and losers in the sudden new Airbus C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP) deal:

Biggest Winner: the CSe...   [More]

October 16, 2017 :: Business Jet Market Still Waiting For Solid Economics To Trickle Down - Pro Pilot

October 14, 2017 :: Will U.S. Rulings Unravel Years of Trade Advances in Commercial Aviation? - Aviation Week & Space Technology (paywall)

October 13, 2017 :: Presentation to the National Academy of Sciences ASEB Aero 2050 Symposium - My presentation starts just after 4:19

October 12, 2017 :: Protectionist Threat to Aviation? - Podcast with Aviation Week Editor Joe Anselmo and Air Transport World's Karen Walker

October 2, 2017 :: September 2017 Letter - Dear Fellow Pain Avoiders,

One of the hardest tasks faced by any aerospace companyís leadership team is deciding when, exactly, they should stop shooting themselves in the foot. This kind of ill-advised behavior is rare, but with Boeingís trade complaint against Cana...   [More]

September 22, 2017 :: Have Jetliners Escaped The Boom-Bust Cycle? - Aviation Week & Space Technology (paywall)

September 11, 2017 :: Trump's Super Hornet Fixation: Sorting Fake From Real -

September 5, 2017 :: August 2017 Letter - Dear Fellow Peripatetic Aerophiles,

How great is my family? Having stumbled onto an aviation book store in the least likely of places Ė Dingwall, Scotland, north of Inverness Ė they quickly realized that if I didnít have an hour there Iíd be in a foul mood for the rest o...   [More]

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