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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.
 
September 1, 2014 :: Bombardier's Uncertain Future - Aviation Week & Space Technology

July 29, 2014 :: F-35: Absent, And Stuck In Second Gear - Aviation Week & Space Technology

July 22, 2014 :: July 2014 Letter - Dear Fellow Air Show Shirkers,

Last week, I had some extra time to catch up on newspapers, supervise our helpful interns, and return emails to old pals. In other words, I didn’t go to Farnborough for the first time in over a decade. But I got the gist of the show in one he...   [More]

June 30, 2014 :: June 2014 Letter - Dear Fellow Washington Policy Fans,

Remember the Airbus/EU-Boeing/US WTO case? It never really went away, but whenever we hear echoes of both sides pleading their side, we’ve mostly learned to tune them out. But this summer we’re in for a similar controversy with th...   [More]

June 19, 2014 :: Has The Army Thought Through Future Vertical Lift? - Aviation Week & Space Technology

June 11, 2014 :: Airbus’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day…And What They Can Do To Make It Better - Forbes.com blog

June 2, 2014 :: May 2014 Letter - Dear Fellow Battlefield Tourists,

Cemeteries are sad; sadder still is a large field of unmarked graves. After this year’s Berlin Air Show (ILA), my Teal colleagues Bill Storey, Joel Johnson, Phil Finnegan and I all trundled off on a road trip to see battlefields in Eastern ...   [More]

June 2, 2014 :: Airbus Needs Another Big Step Towards Reform - Forbes.com blog

May 12, 2014 :: April 2014 Letter - Dear Fellow Futurism Fans,

As science fiction writer William Gibson quipped, “The future has already arrived. It’s just unevenly distributed.” The National Aeronautic Association Collier Trophy Committee is a great place to see present-day glimpses of our industry’...   [More]

May 12, 2014 :: Bizjet Growth Eclipsing Stagnant Military Market - Aviation Week & Space Technology

May 6, 2014 :: Kevin Michaels' Aviation Week Columns - My friend Kevin Michaels of ICFI has his Aviation Week columns archived here. Always interesting and smart.

May 6, 2014 :: Aviation Week Articles - My recent Aviation Week columns can be accessed here. Some require a subscription.

April 10, 2014 :: The Next Big Medium Thing - Aviation Week & Space Technology

March 20, 2014 :: March 2014 Letter - Dear Fellow Aerospace Component Aficionados,

To create a good plane, aircraft designers need to be good shoppers. Just as airlines need the freedom to source the best planes for their needs, airplane designers need the freedom to source the best equipment at the best p...   [More]

March 18, 2014 :: Missing Malaysian Jet Is One Of Safest Airplane Models Ever Built - Forbes.com blog

March 17, 2014 :: Business Jet Market Bifurcation Goes Into Overdrive - Forbes.com blog

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