For almost 10 years, Africair has been converting Cessna Skyhawks to diesel power and shipping them to the African market for training. In this video, AVweb's Paul Bertorelli has a look at these conversions and takes a brief flight trial. More
Rotax is well known for its line of aircraft engines, but these are just a small part of the company's engine-manufacturing business. Last summer, AVweb's Paul Bertorelli visited the factory and produced this engaging video of how the company builds its aircraft engines. More
Boots and weeping wings are fine as far as they go, but it's also nice to have some means of automatically detecting and alarming the presence of ice in flight. A company called SafeFlight is out with a new device that does just that. More
Cirrus markets the new SR20 as a dual-role aircraft — easy to manage for a newer pilot and suitable for business travel. It's also an airplane that can make for an easier transition to the faster SR22. In this video, "Aviation Consumer" editor Larry Anglisano, along with Cirrus' Cliff Allen takes a close look at the SR20 on the ground and in the air. More
Velocity Aircraft introduced a twin a couple of years ago, and it's expanding the engine options and creature comforts. We talked to John Abraham at Flying Aviation Expo in Palm Springs about the program. More
The Coasties' terrific video offers lots of food for thought. A second video...well, it's a little less sober(ing). More
Shadows, fog, exotic landing locales, amusing signs, a gorgeous historical photo, and the ever-photogenic "Aluminum Overcast" await you in our latest batch of "PotW" submissions headlined by Tony Fletcher of Alexandria, VA. Let's go!