Paul Bertorelli

Editorial Director

Paul Bertorelli is editor of The Aviation Consumer and AVweb.com. He is also the deputy editorial director of Belvoir Publications, which publishes Aviation Safety. He was formerly the editor of IFR. Paul's an ATP-CFII-MEI.

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Recent Stories From this Author

Recline That Seat and I'll Strangle You!
August 27, 2014 Yup, it's come to that. Seriously, would a little civility be that hard? Apparently.

Connie Edwards' Fighters Get Loose
August 26, 2014 In some ways, it's kind of sad. But it would be great to see the Mark IXB Spit and Bf 109 fly again.

The Midwest is Awash in E0 Mogas
August 24, 2014 Still, it's hard to find it on an airport.

The Murky World of Avgas Prices
August 20, 2014 We're assuming unleaded avgas will be more expensive than 100LL. But what if more companies enter the market and increase...

Video: How Continental Builds Diesel Engines
August 18, 2014 A year ago, Continental Motors invested heavily in aircraft diesel technology when it bought the former Thielert works in St....

ADS-B: Does It Sharpen the Have and Have Not of Aviation?
August 17, 2014 The FAA and the alphabets are getting a little nervous about how ADS-B Out seems to be such a non-starter for many owners. No...

Venice, Florida Beach Pilot Worried About Landing in Deep Water
August 14, 2014 In its NTSB preliminary report, investigators say the pilot tried to avoid beachgoers but was worried about flipping over in...

Beach Landings: One More Time
August 14, 2014 Does fear of the water make the sand more inviting?

Round the World: Ho-Hum?
August 12, 2014 Do the round-the-world promotional flights really promote? Or are they just so much media noise? And what happens when they...

AirVenture 2014: A Winner, But Why?
August 4, 2014 Does this year's exceptional AirVenture show mean the great turnaround is afoot? Let's not get ahead of ourselves.