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Editorial DirectorPaul 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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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...
Engine Corrosion Tips From RAM Aircraft
February 26, 2017 With flying activity declining, many aircraft sit idle for months at a time. This causes serious corrosion issues inside the...
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...
Antarctic Rescue: Right Out There On The Edge
June 21, 2016 Just push around the numbers on range and distance and you'll see why.
We say it every time we get a batch of photos of airplanes sitting on the ground: airplanes were meant to fly. Having said that, there are some nice ramp pix here but even though it's low resolution (we like 1-3 meg files) the Stearman and smoke was the best of the batch this week. Rod Hoctor contributed the winner.
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