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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 18, 2020 :: Boeing Is Unlikely To Win Much From The U.S.-China Trade Pact -

January 3, 2020 :: December 2019 Letter - Dear Fellow C-Suite Watchers,

Person of the year awards go to people who did something noteworthy in the past year. Instead, why not appoint a person in advance, for the year ahead? That’s more exciting, since that person has yet to do the something for which...   [More]

December 15, 2019 :: November 2019 Letter - Dear Fellow Concerned Cosmos Observers,

Not to be alarmist, but our planet may have moved to a part of the universe where cause and effect have been de-linked. The commercial aviation industry this year has been acting very strangely, and I’m struggling for expl...   [More]

December 6, 2019 :: United’s Big Airbus Order Shows Boeing Really Needs To Build A Middle Market Plane -

December 6, 2019 :: Can Rolls-Royce Survive On Its Own? - Aviation Week & Space Technology

November 18, 2019 :: Re-Engined Airbus A350 Could Be Heavy Blow For Rolls-Royce, Big Win For GE And Global Trade -

November 12, 2019 :: The Case For Shelving Boeing’s NMA - Aviation Week & Space Technology

October 3, 2019 :: October 2019 Letter - Dear Fellow Former Gruyere and Chateau Petrus Consumers,

Even as a young boy, I knew that the original Lost in Space was unbelievably bad science fiction. But looking back, I do appreciate one aspect of it: the robot, who was easily stopped when he ...   [More]

October 2, 2019 :: Are China and the West Headed for a Cold War in the Skies? - Foreign Policy

September 30, 2019 :: Business Jets: Bigger! Newer! Flatter. -

September 19, 2019 :: Is The Party Over For Commercial Aviation? - Aviation Week & Space Technology

September 17, 2019 :: September 2019 Letter - Dear Fellow Fragmented Route Flyers,

Like you, fellow aerophiles, I am surrounded by friends and family who, impossible as it seems, have no contact with, or even interest in, airplanes. On the rare occasion they express interest in the World’s Best Industry...   [More]

August 16, 2019 :: Podcast: Is the UAM Market Overhyped? - Aviation Week & Space Technology; With Graham Warwick and Joe Anselmo

August 14, 2019 :: Is Urban Air Mobility A Recipe For Financial Carnage? - Aviation Week & Space Technology

August 13, 2019 :: July 2019 Letter - Dear Fellow Pacific Rim Low Cost Carrier Fans,

Do you like five bars on your smartphone at all times in all places? Trains and subways that arrive every five minutes, and go everywhere? Large electrical facilities that guarantee power, except when menaced by a huge, scaly ...   [More]

July 22, 2019 :: Turkey After The F-35: Choice For Alternative Fighter Will Help Shape Country's Future -

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