Podcasts

Podcast: NTSB Gearing Up For Drone Investigations

NTSB Gearing Up For Drone Investigations »

Although there haven't been many accidents involving unmanned aircraft systems, there have been enough for the NTSB to begin building the investigatory resources to determine causes, just as they have for years with manned aircraft. In this exclusive AVweb podcast recorded at the AUVSI trade show in New Orleans, the NTSB's Bill English explains what's involved. More

Why Miles O'Brien Built His Own Drone »

When Miles O'Brien moved to PBS, he discovered the world of tight budgets and MacGyvering equipment. He built his own drone to get aerial coverage for a Nova feature on flood protection and this year he hosted Exponential, the AUVSI convention in New Orleans. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli spoke with him at the convention. More

Podcast: Miles O'Brien — Drones Change The Way News Stories Are Told

Miles O'Brien — Drones Change The Way News Stories Are Told »

As an early proponent of drones for television news stories, journalist Miles O'Brien says this technology has fundamentally shifted the way stories can be told. O'Brien is a well-known independent science and technology reporter with stories appearing frequently on PBS. AVweb spoke to O'Brien Tuesday at Xponential 2016, the trade and technology show of the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International in Orlando. O'Brien is hosting the daily general sessions at the show. More

Podcast: FreeFlight Systems On ADS-B At AEA 2016

FreeFlight Systems On ADS-B At AEA 2016 »

FreeFlight Systems has been getting the word out in the past year on cost-effective ways for aircraft owners to comply with the ADS-B Out mandate effective Jan. 1, 2020. More

Podcast: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electrics In The Works

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electrics In The Works »

Even as it's deep into research on an electric hybrid drive system using internal combustion engines, the creative Slovenia company Pipistrel is looking into electric aircraft that will use hydrogen fuel cells. As part of AVweb's follow-up coverage of the Aero show in Friedrichshafen, Germany, Paul Bertorelli recorded this podcast interview with the driving force behind Pipistrel's exploratory ethos, Evo Boscarol. More

Podcast: New Features For Pilot App For Both Europe And The U.S.

New Features For Pilot App For Both Europe And The U.S. »

In the hyper-competitive world of tablet apps, nothing stands still and so it was no surprise at the recent Aero show in Friedrichshafen that Garmin announced some new features for its Pilot iOS app. In this exclusive podcast interview with Garmin's Jessica Koss, AVweb reports on the details. More

Podcast: Cirrus Talks About Jet Parachute Testing

Cirrus Talks About Jet Parachute Testing »

At Aero in Friedrichshafen, Cirrus president Pat Waddick in this exclusive podcast gave AVweb an in-depth decryption of testing for the new SF50 Vision Jet that Cirrus will soon begins shipping. More

Podcast: Lycoming's Michael Kraft on Fuel Progress

Lycoming's Michael Kraft on Fuel Progress »

At Aero in Friedrichshafen, Germany, this week, Lycoming's Michael Kraft told AVweb the FAA reauthorization bill currently snaking through congress has specific language giving the FAA administrator power to declare a fuel suitable for the entire GA fleet. Hear more in this exclusive podcast. More

GAMA Says More Airplanes In Europe Than Thought »

At Aero in Friedrichshafen, Germany, this week, GAMA president Pete Bunce said the association's research has revealed there are many more GA aircraft in Europe than were originally though. In this exclusive podcast with AVweb, he said knowing the accurate count has safety implications. More