Podcasts

Podcast: Alsim Opens North American Office

Alsim Opens North American Office »

Alsim has been making flight simulators in France for 24 years and has sold dozens of flight training devices in North America. To better serve that market, it's opened an office in Austin, Texas. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with the new manager of the North American operation, Scott Firsing. More

NBAA:Used Jet Sales Remain Strong

NBAA:Used Jet Sales Remain Strong »

With sales of new business aircraft relatively flat, the used market has been enjoying a burst of activity for almost two years and may improve further as the economy gains steam, says Matt Huff of Ogara Jets, an Atlanta-based brokerage. AVweb interviewed Huff at NBAA in Las Vegas for this exclusive podcast. More

ATC Fight Dominates NBAA

ATC Fight Dominates NBAA »

The NBAA-BACE convention in Las Vegas has become the rallying point for opposition to the move in Congress to privatize air traffic control. NBAA President Ed Bolen explains how individuals can help. More

FlightAware's New Plan »

When Daniel Baker and his flying friends conceived FlightAware 12 years ago, they couldn't have imagined how important it has become to worldwide aviation. Founder and CEO Daniel Baker describes the journey. More

A Silver Lining For Bombardier?

A Silver Lining For Bombardier? »

It's been called absurd by Bombardier and the Canadian government and aviation analyst Richard Aboulafia agrees that the 300 percent import duties proposed against CSeries airliners by the U.S. Commerce Department are unprecedented. He also told AVweb's Russ Niles the crushing penalties may actually help Bombardier. More

Voice Of Reno Optimistic About Future

Voice Of Reno Optimistic About Future »

Danny Clisham has been calling the World Championship Air Races in Reno for more than 35 years and he's as excited about them now as he was when he started. Clisham says a new generation of race pilots will continue the tradition of using the latest technology to squeeze ever more speed out of machines that were conceived decades before they were born. He spoke with AVweb's Russ Niles at Reno. More

Sebring On The Mend

Sebring On The Mend »

When it looked like his airport might be hit by Hurricane Irma, Sebring Airport Executive Director Mike Willingham said he and his staff put into action a long established emergency plan that he credits with preventing injuries and speeding recovery efforts. To be sure, there is plenty of damage, but Sebring will be ready to host the Sport Aviation Expo in January. More

Podcast: How To Help In Florida And Texas

How To Help In Florida And Texas »

The impulse is to help and pilots have the tools to do a tremendous amount of good in crisis situations but they can also do a lot of harm. Air Care Alliance President Rol Murrow spoke with AVweb about how to really use your skills and equipment to help out. More

Podcast: Uber At AirVenture

Uber At AirVenture »

Uber showed up at AirVenture this year, but it wasn't toting hardware. Instead, the company was touting its new Uber Elevate proposal that will do for on-demand air taxi what its networking service has done for ride sharing and on-demand transportation. In this podcast, Wyatt Smith and Nikhil Goel explain the details. More

Podcast: Airbus's Electric Future

Airbus's Electric Future »

Airbus believes electric aircraft, including airliners, are the future and it's taking a leadership role in their development. Ken McKenzie, the company's senior VP of strategy and corporate development, discussed what that future might look at in an interview at AirVenture 2017. More