Podcast: Continuous Production of the RV-12 S-LSA Begins »

After a couple of "experimental" runs of ready-to-fly RV-12s last year, Van's Aircraft is taking the plunge and going into full production of the popular design. Adam Smith spoke with AVweb's Russ Niles about the process at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida. More

Podcast: Financing for ADS-B Equipage »

A private-public partnership administered by the Aircraft Electronics Association will provide loans to those who need money to upgrade their aircraft to meet the ADS-B mandate. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with AEA President Paula Derks on how the program works and how AEA hopes it will streamline the transition to NextGen. More

Podcast: Aspen Challenger Pilot Reported Windshear »

Thanks to radio traffic recorded by, we know that winds may have been a factor in the crash of a Challenger 600 at Aspen on Sunday. AVweb's Russ Niles prepared this report. More

Podcast: Aviation Hall of Fame's Class of 2014 »

The National Aviation Hall of Fame, based in Dayton, Ohio, added six new names to its roster of more than 200 air and space pioneers this week. Ron Kaplan, enshrinement director for the NAHF, tells AVweb's Mary Grady about the varied and impressive achievements of this year's class. More

Podcast: Scorpion Debut »

Textron AirLand flew its Scorpion light tactical jet last week and by all accounts it went well. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with Dale Tutt, chief engineer on the project, a day after the flight about the airplane and its potential market. More