Podcasts

Podcast: With New Autopilot, TruTrak Aims at Certified Market

With New Autopilot, TruTrak Aims at Certified Market »

TruTrak is a maintstay in the experimental market with its well-regarded, sophisticated autopilots. Now, following the lead of EAA and Garmin, TruTrak aims to make its new Vizion autopilot available for certified airplanes. In this exlusive AVweb podcast, TruTrak's Andrew Barker summarizes the product and the marketing plan. More

Podcast: New Murphy Radical

New Murphy Radical »

Murphy Aircraft has introduced the third generation of its high-wing single called the Radical. AVweb spoke with Murphy's Zrinko Amerl about the aircraft and its unique options. More

Podcast: Deland Sport Aviation Showcase

Deland Sport Aviation Showcase »

Deland, Florida will host a new exhibition featuring sport aviation aircraft and supplies. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with Jana Philip about the Deland Sport Aviation Showcase at Airventure 2016. More

OpenAirplane Rolls Out FlyOtto

OpenAirplane Rolls Out FlyOtto »

At AirVenture 2016, OpenAirplane revealed a new sister service called FlyOtto. It makes on-demand charter services from A to B available to any public-use airport in the U.S. via tablet, smartphone or computer. AVweb interviewed OpenAirplane's Rod Rakic at the show. More

Podcast: How Much Wriggle Room Does The FAA Have On New Medical Regs?

How Much Wriggle Room Does The FAA Have On New Medical Regs? »

While it's true that the Third Class medical exemption has been signed into law, the FAA still has six months to a year to publish the final rules. Could the agency devise rules to negate the law's effect? We hope not, but in this AirVenture podcast, we asked AOPA's legislative VP, Jim Coon, about just how much slack the FAA has in rule making. More

Podcast: The CAF's WASP Project

The CAF's WASP Project »

Heather Penney, the National Program Chair for the RISE ABOVE: WASP project, is a former fighter pilot for the Air National Guard and air racer. She hopes the story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots will serve to inspire young people, especially women. She spoke with AVweb's Elaine Kauh about the Commemorative Air Force's upcoming film and educational exhibit. More

Podcast: Airbly's Canairy Cockpit Monitor

Airbly's Canairy Cockpit Monitor »

If the age of the piston engine flight recorder isn't upon us yet, you can see it from AirVenture 2016, where Jeff Van West spoke with Chris VanHorn from a company called Airbly. They make a clever cockpit monitoring system that automatically records critical flight parameters and downloads them to a smartphone for storage and analysis. Hear the full podcast here. More

Podcast: China's Kitplane Movement

China's Kitplane Movement »

Amid the rapid growth of China’s aviation industry, there’s a movement afoot to bring personal flying, including homebuilding, into the general public. Among its advocates is aviation business consultant Francis Chao, who spoke with AVweb's Elaine Kauh about GA's future in China. More

Podcast: CubCrafters Gets Serious About TransitionTraining

CubCrafters Gets Serious About TransitionTraining »

After purchasing every model in the CubCrafters line, TacAero now offers a certified five-day transition course to prepare CubCrafters' customers for the challenges of flying a high-performance tailwheel airplane. Aviation Consumer editor Larry Anglisano spoke with CubCrafters' John Whitish and TacAero's Jeremy Young about the program. More

Podcast: Making Old King Airs New Again

Making Old King Airs New Again »

Innova Aerospace is taking 50-year-old King Airs and bringing them into the 21st century with new GE engines and a three-screen touchpad avionics suite. Innova's David Meske spoke with AVweb's Russ Niles at AirVenture 2016. More