At the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International show in Atlanta, a company called Panoptes was demonstrating its cool new ultrasonic-based obstacle avoidance add-on for DJI Phantom drones. It's retrofittable, too. Donnie Rogers gave us a tour of the product. More
Diamond Aircraft's DA62 twin diesel, showing at Aero 2015, is now EASA-certified. More
Anxious to get in the air? Join AVweb and Harrison Smith for a flight in Just Aircraft's SuperSTOL Stretch XL at Sun 'n Fun. More
CubCrafters debuted its EX-2 at Sun 'n Fun 2015 with a number of airframe design improvements over the original EX model. More
An alternative to painted graphics is custom vinyl wrapping. It costs far less than custom paint work, with less downtime. "Aviation Consumer" editor Larry Anglisano spotted Plane Vinyl's Glasair racer on the flight line at Sun 'n Fun 2015 in Lakeland, Florida and took a closer look. In this video, Plane Vinyl's Bud Newton describes the process. More
Its lasting technical import is less impressive than the indelible inspiration of doing something this challenging and putting it out there for the world to see. In real time. More
Allen Macbean of American Fork, Utah serves up our latest "Picture of the Week." Click through for a better look and for more breath-taking reader-submitted photos.