At Aero Friedrichshafen this week, Kestrel's Alan Klapmeier spoke with AVweb's Mary Grady about his rationale in joining forces with Eclipse Aerospace to form the new company, One Aviation. More
We caught up with space-tourism company World View Enterprises' CEO Jane Poynter at the Aircraft Electronics Association convention in Dallas, Texas. Poynter described the technology behind World View's balloon-and-parafoil plan to lift passengers into the upper atmosphere for a several-hour tour of the planet. More
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
Ahead of the 2015 Aircraft Electronics Association trade show, we reached out to AEA president Paula Derks for her show forecast. She answered a few questions about the ADS-B mandate and what FAA nextgen specialist Mike Whitaker may have to say at the show, as well as hinting at some of the product announcements in store. More
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
To understand his stature, it helps to have lived through the history that elevated Glenn to the national stage. More
As aviation photos go, this was the best this week but there are some great beauty shots when you click through. In the meantime, congratulations to Daniel Gillette for this very nice photo he calls Sunset Pitch-Out. The photo is copyrighted by Gillette.