Podcast: American Airlines Cadet Academy

American Airlines Cadet Academy »

American Airlines recently opened a Cadet Academy for new flight students looking for airline pilot careers. With its first cadets already in training, American Airlines Pilot Career Strategy Manager Christopher Shope shared program details with AVweb. More

Podcast: BendixKing Offers Subscription Avionics

BendixKing Offers Subscription Avionics »

BendixKing recently began offering a subscription program for avionics. The company's vice president for product management and marketing, Stéphane Fymat, shared the details with AVweb at NBAA-BACE. More

Podcast: Iridium NEXT And Certus For Aviation

Iridium NEXT And Certus For Aviation »

The Iridium NEXT satellite constellation is nearly complete and the company is working on Certus, a satellite communications system aimed at, among other things, aviation. Iridium's Bryan Hartin and Michael Hooper told AVweb more about the latest developments at the 2018 NBAA convention. More

Podcast: Wheels Up On A Roll

Wheels Up On A Roll »

Wheels Up has gone from a curiosity to a major force in the charter world in six short years and it's not finished growing yet. AVweb spoke with co-found Gary Spitalnik about the untapped market and selling to millennials. More

Podcast: Aerion Gets An Engine And Flight Schedule

Aerion Gets An Engine And Flight Schedule »

Aerion Corporation announced it is ready to start building a supersonic business jet after solving most of the daunting technical and regulatory problems it faced. It will honor the legacy of Concorde in that schedule. Russ Niles spoke with Aerion CEO Tom Vice at NBAA-BACE in Orlando. More

Podcast: Gulfstream G600 Approaching Certification

Gulfstream G600 Approaching Certification »

Gulfstream recently delivered its first G500 business jet. Next up: the G600. Gulfstream's Dan Nale told AVweb more about the G600 and how the certification process is coming along at the 2018 NBAA Business Aviation Convention. More

Podcast: EAA's Sean Elliott Explains LSA Weight Increase Proposal

EAA's Sean Elliott Explains LSA Weight Increase Proposal »

The FAA’s just-revealed report that it would consider raising the light sport aircraft limit from 1320 pounds to 3600 pounds is just a proposed talking point and any rule is at least a year and a half away, according to EAA. And no, the 3600-pound figure isn’t a typo nor confusion over kilogram conversion, as some have speculated. In this AVweb podcast, EAA's Sean Elliott explains the details of the new proposal. More

Podcast: Commuter Craft Innovator

Commuter Craft Innovator »

Commuter Craft is ready to welcome the first builders of the company’s two-place homebuilt Innovator to Commuter’s Cartersville, Georgia, factory to begin construction. Richard Hogan told AVweb more about the aircraft and the building process at AirVenture 2018. More

Podcast: Being An Aviation Photographer

Being An Aviation Photographer »

Aerographs Aviation Photography's John Slemp has been taking pictures of all things aviation for quite some time now. In an interveiw at AirVenture 2018, he told AVweb all about what its like to have a career in aviation photography. More

Podcast: D-Day Squadron At AirVenture

D-Day Squadron At AirVenture »

If flying 1000-plus C-47s to France was a logistical challenge in 1944, it’s no less so in 2019. The Daks Over Normandy project, which will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, showed up at AirVenture this week to talk about its extensive planning. In this AVweb podcast, we talked to Eric Zipkin about how the event is shaping up. More