Podcasts

Podcast: GAMI's Tim Roehl Explains The New GAMISPEC 550 Engine Program

GAMI's Tim Roehl Explains The New GAMISPEC 550 Engine Program »

In this podcast from Sun 'n Fun 2019, GAMI's Tim Roehl offers the details behind the new GAMISPEC 550 engines, gross-weight increases for various Bonanza models, and then offers an update on GAMI's unleaded avgas replacement. More

Podcast: Lightspeed Aviation Foundation

Lightspeed Aviation Foundation »

The Lightspeed Aviation Foundation was founded in 2010 with the idea of finding ways to promote a vibrant general aviation community. Lightspeed Aviation founder and president Allan Schrader discussed the foundation and its recent initiative to support new pilots with AVweb at Sun 'n Fun 2019. More

Podcast: Superior's Scott Hayes Explains The XP-400 and XP-382 Recall

Superior's Scott Hayes Explains The XP-400 and XP-382 Recall »

Last month, Superior Air Parts grounded the experimental-class XP-400 and XP-382 engines after a pair of crankshaft failures believed to be caused by detonation in these engines. Superior then undertook the process of buying these engines back from homebuilders and paying for return shipping. In this podcast, Scott Hayes, Superior's VP of sales and marketing, brings us up to speed on the return process and goes into some detail on the reasons for the grounding. More

Podcast: SocialFlight Adds Meal-Finding Feature

SocialFlight Adds Meal-Finding Feature »

The SocialFlight mobile app has recently been expanded to include a feature that adds thousands of airport restaurants to the SocialFlight interactive map. Founder Jeff Simon sat down with AVweb at Sun 'n Fun 2019 to discuss how it works. More

Podcast: EAA Offers Ray Aviation Scholarship

EAA Offers Ray Aviation Scholarship »

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has begun offering new chapter-run flight training scholarships funded by the Ray Foundation. EAA's Rick Larsen and David Leiting shared the details with AVweb at Sun 'n Fun 2019. More

Podcast: Continental Prime IO-370

Continental Prime IO-370 »

Continental Aerospace Technologies' Prime IO-370 certified engine has been seeing increasing use, including being selected by Piper to power its new Pilot 100 and 100i trainers. AVweb caught up with Continental CEO Rhett Ross at Sun 'n Fun 2019 to learn more about it. More

Podcast: GoGo Business Aviation

GoGo Business Aviation »

Between 2009 and 2017, GoGo Business Aviation delivered more than 4,000 connectivity systems. At AEA's 2019 convention, AVweb talked with GoGo Regional Sales Manager John Hinton about the company, its products and where it's headed in the future. More

Podcast: Avidyne Entering New Markets

Avidyne Entering New Markets »

Avidyne has announced that it will be moving into some new markets, including providing avionics for Part 25 aircraft. Avidyne General Manager of Business Aviation David Miner discussed the new direction with AVweb at the 2019 Aircraft Electronics Association Convention. More

Podcast: BendixKing Introduces New Products And Partnerships

BendixKing Introduces New Products And Partnerships »

In partnership with companies including TruTrak, JPI and Avidyne, BendixKing introduced a number of new products at the 2019 Aircraft Electronics Association convention in Palm Springs, California. In this podcast, BendixKing Vice President of Marketing and Product Management Stéphane Fymat told AVweb more about the company's partnerships along with its new autopilots, engine monitors and navigators. More

Podcast: Paula Derks Reflects On Four Decades in Avionics

Paula Derks Reflects On Four Decades in Avionics »

The 62nd annual Aircraft Electronics Association convention in Palm Springs, California, marked the official retirement of Paula Derks, the association's longtime president. In this podcast recorded at the show, Paula reflected on the changes she's seen in more than two decades overseeing AEA. Hint: It's a lot. More