At AirVenture 2014, Continental Motors introduced its latest diesel powerplant, the CD300. Rhett Ross told AVweb how the company intends to manufacture and market the new engine. More
Augmented-reality glasses are different than virtual-reality glasses and even HUD systems because they overlay a wide variety of flight data on miniature computer screens inside the glasses. This means you can see the data in 3-D and throughout a 360-degree spectrum of movement. Aero Glass — the first company to bring augmented reality to the general aviation cockpit — is currently beta-testing its glasses. In this video, Aviation Consumer editor Larry Anglisano takes a look through the glasses at AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh. More
406 MHz distress beacons are again gaining market popularity, and ACR Artex brought its new ELT1000 ELT to AirVenture 2014, along with a personal beacon that's budget-priced. In this AVweb Product Minute video, Artex's Mikele D'Arcangelo provides an overview. More
PC-Aero has been flying its Sun Flyer proof-of-concept solar electric airplane as part of its program to create a two-place trainer intended to reduce the cost of flight training by over half. Company president Charlie Johnson talks with AVweb's Rick Durden about the airplane the company is flying now and the trainer it is developing. More
Build A Plane annually sponsors Teacher's Day at AirVenture. Build A Plane helps put airplanes into high schools so students get hands-on experience with aviation and also gives teachers opportunities to bring aviation into the classroom. In this video, Lyn Freeman tells us more about the event. More
Listen to this and you'll understand why hypoxia makes you stupid. More
Jack Fleetwood of Round Rock, TX leads the flight line in our latest edition of reader-submitted photos. Click through for more reader photography.