Paul Bertorelli

Editorial Director

Paul Bertorelli is editor of The Aviation Consumer and AVweb.com. He is also the deputy editorial director of Belvoir Publications, which publishes Aviation Safety. He was formerly the editor of IFR. Paul's an ATP-CFII-MEI.

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Recent Stories From this Author

Engine Corrosion Tips From RAM Aircraft
September 30, 2018 With flying activity declining, many aircraft sit idle for months at a time. This causes serious corrosion issues inside the...

How Aircraft Electric Motors Work
April 10, 2018 As important as batteries are, the brushless DC motors that power electric airplanes are just as critical. In this brief Avweb...

Electricity In Airplanes: It's All Over The Place
October 11, 2017 Its importance as prime mover may be years away, but lots of companies are dabbling and investing, including GE.

AeroLEDs Introduces New Landing Lights
March 14, 2017 LEDs are all but standard equipment on new cars and it's getting that way on airplanes, even legacy models. At the Aircraft...

Avidyne 10.2 Upgrade Adds New Features
March 14, 2017 Avidyne has been slugging away on a new upgrade for the IFD series navigators and at the Aircraft Electronics Association...

L-3's Upgraded ADS-B Transponder
March 14, 2017 Not that long ago, a transponder was just a transponder, but now ADS-B-capable transponders like the L-3 Lynx series are doing...

Appareo's StratusPower USB
March 14, 2017 At the Aircraft Electronics Association show in New Orleans, Appareo introduced a new USB charger for in-cockpit use. AVweb...

Sport Expo: The Year Of The Drone
January 29, 2017 Improved show organization, benign weather and edible food made for a better event.

Teal Group: Slow Aircraft Sales May Be The New Normal
November 12, 2016 As GAMA released another disappointing aircraft production report this week, the Teal Groupís Richard Aboulafia recently told...

Detailed VIRB Ultra Review
October 24, 2016 Garmin is taking a serious run at GoPro with its new VIRB Ultra 30. In this new AVweb video, Paul Bertorelli explains why the...