Podcasts

Podcast: Rusty Pilots At Sun ‘N Fun

Rusty Pilots At Sun ‘N Fun »

AOPA will be holding a Rusty Pilots seminar at Sun ’n Fun this year for pilots who have been out of the air for a while and are looking to get flying again. In this podcast, AOPA’s Jamie Beckett told AVweb about some updates to the program and how pilots of all levels of currency can benefit from the experience. The seminar will be held at the AOPA SnF campus on Wednesday, April 11 at 9:00 a.m. More

Podcast: Guardian's Panel Mounts For iPads And iPhones

Guardian's Panel Mounts For iPads And iPhones »

As commonplace as flying with a tablet has become, you still have to put the thing someplace. At Sun ‘n Fun this week, Guardian Avionics is showing off additions to its line of panel-mounted racks for the popular iPad and iPhone. In this podcast recorded at Sun 'n Fun, Guardian’s Ash Vij talks about new products to make tablets and smartphones as capable EFISs. More

BRS Expands Cessna Parachute Centers

BRS Expands Cessna Parachute Centers »

At a time when changing perceptions about flight safety have pilots more interested in whole aircraft parachute systems, BRS Aerospace is expanding their network of approved installation centers for chute retrofits on Cessna 172s and 182s. In this exclusive podcast, company President Enrique Dillon told AVweb that BRS is looking to increase the number of approved centers around the world. More

S-TEC 3100 Autopilot Ready To Earn STCs

S-TEC 3100 Autopilot Ready To Earn STCs »

Genesys Aerosystems says its new S-TEC 3100 autopilot will earn STCs for numerous aircraft in early April. In this exclusive podcast recorded at the 2018 Aircraft Electronics Association convention in Las Vegas, we asked Genesys’ Jamie Luster, director of sales and marketing at the company, to talk about the product originally announced at AirVenture in Oshkosh last year. More

Trig Ramps Up ADS-B With Express Lane

Trig Ramps Up ADS-B With Express Lane »

With the 2020 ADS-B deadline rapidly approaching, UK avionics manufacturer Trig Avionics has leveraged its line of transponders and ADS-B Out solutions in a streamlined installation program the company is calling Express Lane. In this podcast recorded at the 2018 Aircraft Electronics Association convention in Las Vegas, Trig's Jon Roper told AVweb how Express Lane works. More

Podcast: HeliTrak's Autopilot For The R44

HeliTrak's Autopilot For The R44 »

At the AEA show in Last Vegas, AVweb interviewed Chris Nehls of HeliTrak, a new company building an autopilot for the Robinson R44. What's interesting about this new box is that it was inspired by underground horizontal drilling technology. More

Podcast: uAvionix's New Taillight ADS-B

uAvionix's New Taillight ADS-B »

uAvionix, a company that specializes in avionics for UAVs, caused quite a stir last year when it introduced ADS-B Out units contained in nav lights. At the 2018 Aircraft Electronics Association convention in Las Vegas, the company unveiled another new product designed to be installed as a taillight in an airplane. In this podcast, uAvionix's Shane Woodson gave AVweb a tour of the new device. More

Podcast: Pipistrel Surges Electric Aircraft Production

Pipistrel Surges Electric Aircraft Production »

Although electric airplanes still inhabit a regulatory backwater, Slovenian-based Pipistrel Aircraft is boosting its production of battery-powered trainers and reports a 50-50 split between gasoline and electric aircraft. In this exclusive podcast, the company told AVweb this week that a new production line is building five to six Alpha Electro trainers per month. More

Podcast: Citi's Jonathan Raviv On Slow Bizjet Sales

Citi's Jonathan Raviv On Slow Bizjet Sales »

Aerospace has always been a boom-bust business, but following the economic downturn of 2008, the robust upswing has proven elusive, primarily because there are simply too many airplanes available for too few buyers. Says Citi aerospace analyst Jonathan Raviv, this sluggish recovery has earned a name: the lost decade. In this exclusive podcast, AVweb spoke with Raviv about his market findings. More

Podcast: Flight Design General Aviation Revives C4

Flight Design General Aviation Revives C4 »

Now that it’s out of receivership and ramping up production, Flight Design General Aviation is turning its attention to the long-awaited C4 certified four-place aircraft. But as time has marched forward since the airplane was announced eight years ago, so has technology. At the Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, AVweb got the details in this exclusive podcast. More