Videos

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

Video: NavWorx ADS-B »

At Sun 'n Fun 2016, NavWorx was showing off its new, low-cost ADS-B system. More

Video: Garmin's New Electronic Flight Instrument And Audio Panel »

For Sun n' Fun 2016, Garmin has two major products for the experimental and LSA category. The G5 is a self-contained electronic flight instrument, which can be interfaced with Garmin's G3X/Touch avionics and autopilot for backup and flight instrument redundancy. The GMA 245 and remote GMA 245R Bluetooth audio panels have advanced entertainment input functions and onscreen programming. In this video, "Kitplanes" magazine avionics editor Larry Anglisano takes a close look at both products with Garmin's Jessica Koss. More

Video: Garmin's Wireless Transponder Flight Trial »

Garmin's new GTX 335/345-series ADS-B transponders serve a broad market from basic aircraft with stark panels to all-glass G1000 models. That's because the transponders are available with an internal ADS-B mandate-approved WAAS GPS receiver, wireless Bluetooth transmitters for overlaying traffic and weather on tablet computers, Garmin's portable GPS systems, and internal AHRS. They come in a remote LRU version for finally bringing ADS-B weather and traffic data to many G1000 screens. More

Video: Lancair Piston Evolution »

At Sun 'n Fun 2016, Lancair flew in both versions of its flagship Evolution, one turbine and one piston. The piston version has the Lycoming IE2 electronic engine. AVweb interviewed Kevin Eldredge and prepared this video report as part of our Sun 'n Fun coverage. More