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
At AirVenture 2014, Redbird used the show's giant stage to host a competition between the 12 finalists for its Flying Challenge Cup. AVweb talked to Redbird's Jeff Van West and two of the winners. 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
Safe Flight Instrument Corporation, the creator of the stall warning system, introduces the new SCx low-cost angle-of-attack system at AirVenture 2014. Using a leading-edge wing sensor, the two-piece system is budget-priced and aimed initially at experimental aircraft. In this video, Aviation Consumer's Larry Anglisano takes a look at the system in flight. More
Well, it's not entirely new to Oshkosh, but the Italian company Groppo is launching a new marketing effort for its two-seat tandem Groppo Trail at an eye-catching price. The Trail will be available as an E-LSA, an LSA, and an amateur-built kit, according to Steve Bassinger, who's representing Groppo in the U.S. Think of it as an Italian Cub, and you'll be pretty close. "Kitplanes" editor Paul Dye checked out the Trail, flew it briefly before the show, and shot this video for AVweb's AirVenture coverage. More
Did the FAA over-reach in putting the brakes on plane-sharing apps -- or is it the right call? More
Harold Moritz and Sheila Gleason of East Haddam, CT left us speechless with a beautiful vista in our latest batch of "PotW" submissions. Click through for a bumper crop of incredible photos from AVweb readers.