Podcasts

Kids Build Two Planes in Two Weeks »

Lyn Freeman has championed BuildAPlane.org and has seen the project maintain a successful outreach, attracting young people to the aviation industry. AVweb spoke with him about a recent project that saw eight high school students build two planes in two weeks. More

5,300 Young Eagles Flown »

Larry and Maxine Durst of Roseburg, Oregon have combined efforts to allow Larry to fly more than 5,300 Young Eagles since 1994 to earn the Phillips 66 Aviation Leadership Award. The couple spoke with AVweb's Russ Niles at Airventure 2013. More

New Leadership Soon at AOPA »

AOPA President Craig Fuller says the organization's board of trustees has narrowed the search for his replacement down to two candidates. Fuller spoke with AVweb's Russ Niles about the timing of the transition and the advice he would offer to the new president. More

Avidyne Updates Product Schedule at AirVenture »

At AirVenture 2013, Avidyne Corporation gave an update on the anticipated IFD540 and IFD440 GPS navigators and the DFC90 retrofit autopilot, described a new ADS-B/TAS traffic alerting system, and formally introduced their FlexPlan extended warranty coverage plan. AVweb's Larry Anglisano spoke with Avidyne's Tom Harper for the update. More

Epic Debuts Production Mock-Up »

At EAA AirVenture, Epic Aircraft is showing their new mock-up of the certified version of the LT turboprop. Spokesman Mike Schrader spoke with AVweb's Mary Grady about the progress being made and some of the differences between the two versions. More

Terrafugia Ready to Launch »

Terrafugia, the company that has been working on a flying car prototype, will fly their Transition roadable aircraft at EAA AirVenture this week for its first public demonstrations. CEO Carl Dietrich spoke with AVweb's Mary Grady about the ongoing development of the program. More

EAA AirVenture Job Fair »

EAA will host a job fair at AirVenture next week, a new opportunity that has drawn a lot of interest both from companies seeking to hire and workers looking for jobs. AVweb's Mary Grady spoke with staffers at EAA who are organizing the event and with Cirrus Aviation, one of the participants. More

Build A Plane Projects -- At Oshkosh And Beyond »

Katrina Bradshaw, executive director of Build A Plane, unveils a new program from the nonprofit group and talks about plans for EAA AirVenture, including a free program for teachers at the show. Bradshaw also explains how teachers anywhere in the U.S. can get their classes involved in building an airplane. More

Progress on Part 23 Changes »

General aviation advocacy groups have been working with the FAA to change the way light aircraft are certified, ditching the traditional Part 23 process and replacing it with an industry-consensus-standards approach. Greg Bowles of GAMA has been a leader in that effort, and he spoke with AVweb's Mary Grady about the progress made in Washington this week and what it means for pilots and aviation consumers. More

Balloons Across the Atlantic »

Pilot Jonathan Trappe , who has crossed the English Channel flying his unusual cluster of small helium balloons, now is in Maine waiting for the right weather to launch across the sea. Trappe spoke with AVweb 's Mary Grady about how he is preparing for the flight, what challenges he expects, and how you can track his progress after launch. More