Podcast: FreeFlight's Tim Taylor Says Time to Equip for ADS-B Is Here »

AVweb's Paul Bertorelli spoke with Tim Taylor of FreeFlight Systems about the company's EquipIt 2020 initiative, which aims to provide low-cost equipage options to meet the FAA's coming ADS-B mandate. With the Aircraft Electronics Association show going on now in Dallas, Taylor explained the logistics of FreeFlight's RANGR Lite system, encouraged owner-pilots to equip sooner rather than later, and answered that all-important question: Does he see ADS-B getting any more affordable than it already has? More

Podcast: Helicopter Accident Stats Improve »

2014 was the first year that the number of helicopter accidents, including fatals, declined in the U.S. Tony Molinaro, communications lead for the International Helicopter Safety Team, spoke with AVweb's Russ Niles at HAI Heli-Expo 2015. More

Podcast: Jack Pelton on Pilot's Bill of Rights 2 »

EAA has been a strong advocate for changing the FAA's medical rules that apply to private pilots, and last week the effort moved in a new direction as a new Pilot's Bill of Rights was introduced in Congress. EAA chairman Jack Pelton talks with AVweb's Mary Grady about his take on the bill and what happens now. More

Podcast: 3-D Manufacturing Goes to Space »

Maybe you haven't used a 3-D printer to make your own cogs or dowels (yet), but Jim Bertel and Joel Smith of Stratasys Direct Manufacturing are putting additive manufacturing to work in mankind's final frontier outer space. More

Podcast: FAA's Second Look at Sleep Apnea »

Dr. Brent Blue, a senior FAA medical examiner, was one of the many who critiqued the FAA's proposed sleep-apnea policy for pilot medical exams when it was released in late 2013. AVweb's Mary Grady asked for his take on the revised policy the FAA announced last week. More

Podcast: The Skycatcher Replacement? »

Glasair Aviation thinks it has come up with the aircraft Cessna should have built. Think strong landing gear. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with Glasair's Nick Frisch about how a sturdy, reliable and cheap-to-fly aircraft can help GA. More

Podcast: SR-71 as a Metaphor for Life »

Brian Shul didn't just fly the hottest manned aircraft ever built; he overcame tremendous odds to do it. He was the keynote speaker at Flying Aviation Expo in Palm Springs, and AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with him before his presentation. More

Podcast: The Show Will Go On »

Flying Aviation Expo President Marco Parrotto says the turnout and feedback from the first event is enough to start planning for the future. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with him on the convention floor. More

Podcast: Flying Classroom Reaches Australia »

Barrington Irving of Experience Aviation is on the first leg of a flight around the world in a Hawker jet to help teach school kids about science and technology. He spoke with AVweb's Mary Grady during a stopover in Australia about the project, the jet, and the expeditions he's taking part in along the way. More