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

How Aircraft Electric Motors Work
May 29, 2016 As important as batteries are, the brushless DC motors that power electric airplanes are just as critical. In this brief Avweb...

Podcast: Nicolas Chabbert On The New TBM 930
May 23, 2016 The new TBM 930 looks like a regular TBM 900 but it's what's inside that counts. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli spoke with Daher's...

Diamond DA62 Flight Trial
May 22, 2016 Diamond Aircraft has been touring with its new luxe twin, the DA62. Avweb's Paul Bertorelli recently flew with the airplane...

Pilot Population Growth: Mixed News
May 19, 2016 Priviate pilot numbers continue to decline in a slide that began 36 years ago. But sport pilot certs are up and maybe students...

Video: P-51 Cockpit Tour
May 15, 2016 Mustangs are among the most numerous warbirds but each is worth a close inspection. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli took a look at...

Cub Crafters' Winning Formula
May 12, 2016 It hasn't been based on building cheap airplanes. But the company still has strong sales in the LSA market. It's about to show...

Hydrogen Fuel Cells: Practical For Aircraft Now?
May 8, 2016 Hydrogen fuel cells have long been discussed as a potential power source for vehicles, including aircraft, and researchers at...

Electric Airplanes As Concept Cars
May 8, 2016 That's pretty much where we are with the vehicles that will offer autonomous transportation systems. They're not off-the-shelf...

Podcast: Dr. Josef Kallo On Fuel Cell Progress
May 8, 2016 Hydrogen fuel cells are improving in efficiency and are technically viable for small aircraft but until gasoline gets a lot...

Autonomous Aircraft: Even Experts Don't Agree On When Or Even If
May 6, 2016 Airplanes that fly themselves already exist and the accepted wisdom is that we're not too far from the day when all airplanes...