Videos

How Aircraft Electric Motors Work »

As important as batteries are, the brushless DC motors that power electric airplanes are just as critical. In this brief Avweb video, Siemen's Frank Anton explains how they work. More

Diamond DA62 Flight Trial »

Diamond Aircraft has been touring with its new luxe twin, the DA62. Avweb's Paul Bertorelli recently flew with the airplane and shot this flight trail video. More

Video: P-51 Cockpit Tour »

Mustangs are among the most numerous warbirds but each is worth a close inspection. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli took a look at Berlin Express, a rare B model, at this year's Sun 'n Fun. More

Video: SkyeIntelligence Autofollowing Drone »

At the AUVSI show in New Orleans, a new company called SkyeIntelligence was showing a trick drone with self-following capability. You simply launch it, and it follows your every move. AVweb shot this short news video on the product. More

Video: Alpha Systems AOA At AEA »

Alpha Systems AOA is updating its angle-of-attack systems. At this week's Aircraft Electronics Association show, Alpha's Mark Korin said, "We can update any aircraft with an AOA display for safer flying, including AOA installations for pressurized aircraft." More

Video: L-3 Avionics At AEA 2016 »

At this week's Aircraft Electronics Association show in Orlando, L-3 Avionics showcased its recent advancements in certified products that pack multiple functions into lighter, smaller boxes. The recently released ESI-500 standby instrument offers what amounts to a primary flight display backup with instrument data as well as navigation and synthetic vision. The unit, when packaged with a data configuration module and installation kit, retails for about $6,100. L-3 also announced two new features to its ADS-B-compliant NGT-9000 transponder full traffic and terrain awareness systems rolled into the touchscreen unit. More

Video: VoloCopter At Aero »

Fresh from its first manned flight, eVolo's Volocopter was on display at Aero 2106 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, this week. AVweb got an update on this intriguing program. More

Video: Siemens' Electric Extra 330 Aircraft »

At Aero in Friedrichshafen, Germany, this week, the giant electrical concern Siemens surprised the show with an Extra 330 powered by a 350-hp electric motor. In this video, the company's Frank Anton explained the goal to AVweb and fliegermagazin's Thomas Borchert. More

Video: Skyleader's UL 39 Albi L-39 Knockoff »

At Aero 2016 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, a company called Skyleader was showing a wild scale knockoff of an L-39 Albatross called the UL-39 Albi. It's equipped with a 13-blade ducted fan powered by a BMW motorcycle engine. AVweb shot this video on this unique airplane. More

Video: Hypstair Aircraft Hybrid Drive »

At Aero, AVweb caught a good long look at the first serious high-output aircraft serial hybrid drive. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli interviewed Tine Tomazic of Pipistrel Aircraft about the Hypstair project. More