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

Avgas LLC Unveiled
July 20, 2014 It's one of five companies offering candidate fuels for the FAA's replacement avgas sweepstakes.

Avgas to the Fore ... Again
July 17, 2014 After a quiet period, avgas is once again on the agenda. How viable are the candidate fuels the FAA is considering?

Asiana 214 Survival Factors
July 13, 2014 The pilots caused the crash, but the airplane itself probably saved many lives.

Video: AVweb Flies the New Rotax 912iS Sport
July 13, 2014 At Sun 'n Fun in April 2014, Rotax announced the new 912iS Sport, which has more mid-range torque for aircraft without...

AirVenture Press Explosion
July 10, 2014 Frankly, we've never seen so many press announcements ahead of the show. Contact us ahead of time if you'd like yours to be...

Drones and Fireworks: Is This Really Stupid?
July 6, 2014 Even if it's not, the fact that it looks that way doesn't score any points.

Are Personal Minimums Practical?
July 3, 2014 Maybe they're really just personal demons by another name. But I've never found them particularly compelling.

Louis Zamperini: 1917-2014
July 3, 2014 His is one of the most inspiring survival tales of World War II. Now's a good time to read the story.

Flight Diverts After Evac Slide Inflates In Cabin
June 30, 2014 A Los Angeles-bound 737 landed in Wichita after an evacuation slide inflated inside the cabin.

That Trick Harrier Landing: More to the Story
June 29, 2014 The first time the Marines tried it, it wasn't quite so pretty.