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On this episode of the Business Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guests are “Rocket Ron” Epstein, PhD, of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Richard Aboulafia of the Teal Group consultancy and Sash Tusa of Agency Partners. Topics: — Performance of aerospace and defense shares on world markets — Commercial air travel update as delta variant spreads — Boeing 787 production issues, FAA’s directive on 737 switches and Flydubai’s decision to halve its 737 Max order — Washington’s new concerns over Hong Kong and implications for US-China relations, including aerospace trade — Virgin Galactic stock price drop in wake of Sir Richard Branson’s successful suborbital flight — EU’s new climate goals and impact on commercial air travel — How devastating floods in Germany that have left 1,300 unaccounted could have electoral and defense impact — Pakistan’s decision to acquire 10 maritime patrol aircraft from Leonardo — Poland’s decision to acquire hundreds of General Dynamics’ M1 Abrams tanks — Russia’s new single-engine stealth fighter that’s slated to be unveiled next week at the MAKS airshow