Podcasts

Podcast: Single Pilot Safety Standdown Focuses on LOC

Single Pilot Safety Standdown Focuses on LOC »

The Single Pilot Safety Standdown seminar at this year's NBAA Convention focused on loss-of-control events. Tom Turner of the American Bonanza Society was part of Monday's slate of safety programming. He spoke with Paul Bertorelli about the event and currently spotlight on LOC in aviation safety. More

Podcast: Helping Women Succeed In Aviation

Helping Women Succeed In Aviation »

The Institute for Women of Aviation Worldwide is trying to make it easier for women to be successful in aviation careers. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with iWOAW President Mireille Goyer at NBAA 2015. More

Podcast: Bad Elf's Portable, Universal, Affordable ADS-B Kickstarter Campaign

Bad Elf's Portable, Universal, Affordable ADS-B Kickstarter Campaign »

A portable ADS-B receiver with universal app compatability for under $300? That you can add AHRS capability to and still keep the price point under $500? Brett Hackleman of Bad Elf says his company can do it and they're inviting backers to get in on the ground floor with a Kickstarter campaign. Paul Bertorelli caught up with him ahead of the campaign's launch to find out how it all works. More

Podcast: Chuck Aaron on 'Spectre'

Chuck Aaron on 'Spectre' »

If you've been to see the new James Bond movie, that helicopter flying barrel roll isn't CGI; it's real, and Chuck Aaron was flying it. He talks with AVweb's Mary Grady about the project. More

Podcast: Flight Training and Loss-Of-Control

Flight Training and Loss-Of-Control »

Rich Stowell spoke at the NTSB's recent Loss Of Control forum, proposing that the flight training industry needs to change its culture to help reduce loss-of-control accidents. More

Podcast: NASA's All-Electric X-Plane

NASA's All-Electric X-Plane »

A team headed by NASA engineer Mark Moore plans to fly a modified Tecnam P2006T driven by an array of small propellers powered by electric batteries. Moore explains to AVweb's Mary Grady how this project could completely upend the design rules for GA aircraft of the future. More

Podcast: Anthony Nalli, Executive Producer of

Anthony Nalli, Executive Producer of "The Aviators" »

The PBS show "The Aviators" starts its sixth season this week, and producer Anthony Nalli has been at the helm for every episode. He talks with AVweb's Mary Grady about what makes the show so popular and what's coming up for this season. More

Podcast: Kirby Chambliss, Red Bull Air Race Pilot

Kirby Chambliss, Red Bull Air Race Pilot »

Flying in the annual Red Bull Air Races on a tight course with speeds up to 200 knots and forces up to 10 Gs isn't easy, and this year U.S. competitor Kirby Chambliss, who's won the series twice in the past, isn't doing as well as he'd like. He talked with AVweb's Mary Grady via Skype from Austria about the competition, the challenges, and the rewards. More

Podcast: Dianna Stanger and the L-139

Dianna Stanger and the L-139 »

Dianna Stanger's unique L-139 won the prize for best jet in the warbird division this summer at EAA AirVenture, and next week it will be flying at Reno, competing in the National Championship Air Races. Stanger talks with AVweb's Mary Grady about the airplane and her efforts to introduce more women and girls to aviation. More

Podcast: Think Global Flight Goes Around The World

Think Global Flight Goes Around The World »

Judy Rice and the Think Global Flight team have returned from their two-month trip around the world promoting education in an aviation context to students and adults in 25 countries. They departed Burbank, California on June 13 in a donated Citation Mustang. More