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

Solar Impulse: Why It Reminds Me of Voyager
July 2, 2015 Its lasting technical import is less impressive than the indelible inspiration of doing something this challenging and putting...

SpaceX Loses One
June 28, 2015 It's gonna happen sooner or later. But inevitable is not the same as unforeseeable.

Video: Flying Pipistrel's Electric Airplane
June 28, 2015 Pipistrel is taking orders for its pure-electric Alpha Electro aircraft. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli recently went to Slovenia to...

Aspen Avionics Acquires Accord Technology
June 23, 2015 Aspen Avionics announced this week that it has acquired Accord Technology, a U.S.-based company that supplies certified GPS...

The Temptation of the Pencil-Whipped Flight Review
June 23, 2015 Hey, who's to know if a CFI doesn't really fly with you? Where's the harm?

An Electric Airplane Virgin No More
June 17, 2015 I finally got my mitts on an electric airplane. It wasn't quite what I was expecting.

How MEMS Get Educated
June 14, 2015 Without these clever little motion sensors, the modern AHRS-driven EFIS might not exist, much less at an affordable price. But...

Video: Flying the Carbon Cub on Floats
June 10, 2015 The Carbon Cub is CubCrafters' most popular seller, by far. Slap a pair of Aerocet floats on it and head for the nearest...

Flying the Carbon Cub on Floats
June 9, 2015 Sometimes there's no point to just fooling around on lakes in airplanes that float. And that is the point.

Lance, Call Your Office
June 4, 2015 A modest proposal to get the FAA off stuck-in-neutral on controller hiring. Surely we can do better, because we can't do much...