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August 11, 2014

40 under Forty

Rising stars in aerospace and defense

PILOT REPORT

Outgrowing Adolescence

AEROSPACE’S NEW FRONTIERS

Brain Trust

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40 under Forty

Rising stars in aerospace and defense

Phoenix Talent runs deep in the aerospace and defense companies that design aircraft, run complex operations and engineer extraordinary technologies. But some people stand out for their multifaceted excellence. They are technically superb, exhibit strong leadership skills and possess a smart and fearless approach to business.

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PILOT REPORT

Outgrowing Adolescence

The pioneering Eclipse very light jet is back in production. Is it worth the wait?

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AEROSPACE’S NEW FRONTIERS

Brain Trust

Improving human-machine interaction crucial as systems become more complex and automated

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AEROSPACE’S NEW FRONTIERS

Model Future

Numerical simulation set to expand beyond aircraft design, into lifetime monitoring

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AEROSPACE’S NEW FRONTIERS

The ‘A’ Word

Achieving certifiable trust is a major hurdle to deploying autonomous capabilities across aerospace

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DEFENSE

Aligning Priorities

UCAV feasiblity study renews French-British aerospace industry cooperation

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WORKFORCE

Distant Early Warning

Long-feared A&D workforce transition has begun—with a twist

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SPACE

Smallsats Are Big

Tight government budgets and commercial potential drive tiny spacecraft to powerful capabilities

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AIR TRANSPORT

Air Wars

A resurgent Ryanair ups the pressure on full-service rivals

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AIR TRANSPORT

NEO Dawn

CFM Leap development intensifies as first NEO engines begin assembly and -1C nears flight-test

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