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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.
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]

November 11, 2018 :: Link to Kevin Michael's AeroDynamic order page -

November 9, 2018 :: Why The Widebody Market Is Mired In Misery - Aviation Week & Space Technology

October 6, 2018 :: Podcast: Why Boeing Just Can’t Lose - Aviation Week & Space Technology

October 6, 2018 :: Business Jet Market Recovery: If Not Now, When? - Pro Pilot

October 5, 2018 :: September 2018 Letter - Dear Fellow Air Power Observers,

Congress gets a bad rap. Often viewed as a bunch of do-nothings, the US government’s legislative branch can act decisively. Take, for example, OA-X, the nascent USAF acquisition program covering scores or hundreds ...   [More]

October 4, 2018 :: Why Commercial Airplanes Are Behind Boeing's Military Wins - Aviation Week & Space Technology

September 30, 2018 :: Why Japan’s Aerospace Strategy Needs A Rethink - Aviation Week & Space Technology

September 28, 2018 :: Boeing Is Pricing To Win: T-X Trainer Contract Extends Its Defense Hot Streak -

September 24, 2018 :: Boeing Or Lockheed? Air Force Set To Reveal Winner Of Big T-X Trainer Contract -

August 21, 2018 :: August 2018 Letter - Dear Fellow Global Crisis Junkies,

There’s this country. It’s an emerging market with fast economic growth and outsized aerospace industry aspirations. Unfortunately, the government is deeply incompetent, and uses a thin veneer of nationalism, religion, and...   [More]

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