Michael Bruno

Senior Business Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Michael Bruno

in Things With Wings, Ares Jun 18, 2015

Dear Industry, Time to Leave Ex-Im Behind

With the Ex-Im Bank debate this month likely to just lead to more limbo, it is time for U.S. industry to learn to live without the export credit....More
in Things With Wings, Ares May 02, 2014

A400M: The Horror, The Horror

Airbus CEO promises no more A400M, Meads experiences....More
in Things With Wings Apr 30, 2014

Boeing Supply Chain Squeeze Soldiers On

CEO McNerney defends and promotes Boeing's so-called Partnering for Success....More
in Ares Apr 30, 2014

New U.S. Arms Sales Policy Wants it All

A new Obama administration foreign arms sales policy highlights human rights and industry....More
in Ares, On Space Apr 30, 2014

Orbital ATK Deal's Importance

Sometimes it is the potential energy, not kinetic, that makes the difference....More
in Ares Mar 28, 2014

Check 6 Podcast: The Problem of Russia

What do the initial sanctions by the West mean for Western A&D?....More
in Ares Mar 21, 2014

Barking at Russia

Washington has few major government-to-government aerospace and defense deals any more with Russia, but it is looking increasingly like what is left....More
in On Space Jan 23, 2014

Catastrophic Space Debris Events Every 5-9 Years: Report

Catastrophic collisions of space junk and orbital assets are likely to occur every five to nine years, and the space debris population may have....More
in Ares Aug 17, 2013

Rise of the Robots? Don’t Forget the Humans

For the past decade it seemed fact was following fiction as U.S. military UAVs proliferated and the public’s imagination started recalling Hollywood....More
in Ares Aug 13, 2013

So Many Men and Women for Unmanned

With federal officials working up numerous budget proposals for 2014 and 2015, and nobody knowing what will happen, while automatic, widespread....More
From The Archives

Aviation Week is approaching its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.


Sep 18, 2015

The U.S.-Russian Moon Landing That Never Happened (1963) 7

U.S. President John F. Kennedy is well known for the 1961 speech to Congress in which he made the Apollo program a national goal. Less remembered is his controversial offer two years later to cooperate with the Soviet Union on a manned lunar landing....More
Sep 10, 2015

Airbus A380 Is Your Hotel In The Sky (2001) 5

In a September 2001 advertisement, Airbus promised to bring glamour back to passenger travel with its new A380, comparing the double-decker airliner to a hotel....More
Sep 9, 2015

Pratt & Whitney's Record Behind the DC-6 Record (1947) 2

Pratt & Whitney takes to the cover of AVIATION to credit its Double Wasp engines for the DC-6's record transatlantic flight....More
Aug 27, 2015

Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 22

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
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