Red Star Over Boeing

Will China Dominate Air and Space?

Even after six years of living in China, journalist James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic and author of China Airborne, can only guess where the country is going next. Life in China is characterized by unknowability about the future and contradictions in the present, Fallows told audiences at the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica and at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, at an event co-presented by Arizona State University. But in the story of the country’s burgeoning aviation industry he found “a lens for all the things worth …

The Power Of Chinese Wings

Should Boeing Fear the PRC’s Aerospace Industry?

 

If you spend billions on developing planes, you’ll probably wind up with some planes. You might even find yourself playing a major role in aerospace. China has proven itself capable …

Bob Hope Airport, Burbank

Flying the Old School Way

For most of my life, I’ve lived within driving distance of everyone I loved, and worked in jobs that didn’t require much travel. Plane trips were for vacations, and happened …