Podcasts

Catching Up to Europe »

The European Aviation Safety Agency is moving quickly on aircraft certification reform, and the the FAA is falling behind. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli spoke with GAMA President Pete Bunce at Aero Friedrichshafen. More

Garmin Pilot Goes European »

European pilots will be able to download the popular Garmin Pilot app by the end of May. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli filed this report with Garmin's Jessica Koss from Aero Friedrichshafen. More

Behind the Reduction in Cirrus Accidents »

After a couple of years of tweaking training, Cirrus says the fatal accident rate for its models is now below the average for all of GA. Travis Klumb brings AVweb up to speed on the numbers. More

Diesel Engines and Beyond with Continental's Rhett Ross »

Continental Motors' Rhett Ross isn't ready to commit to an all-diesel future, but the presence of the company's powerful new Centurion 2.0S at their Aero display is an unmistakable sign of the rise of diesel engines. Paul Bertorelli spoke with Ross in Friedrichshafen, Germany. More

Textron Aviation Explained »

Textron's acquisition of Beechcraft has resulted in the creation of Textron Aviation, the combination of Cessna and Beech. AVweb's Rick Durden spoke with Textron Aviation's Joe Hepburn about the transition. More

Airvan Making Inroads »

Mahindra Aerospace's GippsAero GA8 Airvan has been available in North America for more than a decade, and it's finding a home in a variety of environments and locations, including Alaska. AVweb's Rick Durden spoke with GippsAero's Earl Boyter at Sun 'n Fun 2014. More

FlightPro Launches Android-Based Flight Planner »

Seeking to provide a flight planning app for Android users, FlightPro has launched an app it refers to as intuitive, fast, and pilot-friendly. CEO T. R. Wright described the app to AVweb's Rick Durden in a podcast at FlightPro's booth at Sun 'n Fun. More

Eclipse Delivers at Sun 'n Fun »

Following FAA certification on February 28, Eclipse Aerospace has already delivered five of its new model 550 jets. On April 2, it was set to deliver number six at Sun 'n Fun to a buyer who agreed to put the brand-new airplane on display during the show. Mason Holland of Eclipse briefed AVweb on the 550 and Eclipse's plans going forward. More

Rotax Unveils 912 iS Sport »

Rotax has tweaked the fuel-injected 912 iS to optimize its application in light sport aircraft. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli spoke with Dean Vogel of Lockwood Aviation at Sun 'n Fun. More

CAFE Symposium Preview »

The 8th annual CAFE Electric Aircraft Symposium is coming up April 25 and 26 in Santa Rosa, California, bringing together a roster of experts and experimenters to share technology and ideas for the next generation of personal flying. Dr. Brien Seeley, president of the CAFE Foundation and organizer of the event, spoke with AVweb's Mary Grady about some of the highlights on this year's agenda. More