Podcast: Chris D'Acosta On The Evolution Of Swift Fuel »

A viable replacement for 100LL seems closer than ever and with the announcement that Swift Fuel can compete at low-lead's price point, it's looking more and more likely to end up in your tank before the decade is out. We spoke with Swift's Chris D'Acosta at Sun 'n Fun. More

Podcast: Marc Becker of Rotax With A 915iS Engine Update »

Rotax's new 915iS engine, introduced at EAA AirVenture last year, is moving along in development, with first deliveries to pilots expected next year. Marc Becker of Rotax gave an update to AVweb this week at Sun 'n Fun. More

Podcast: EAA Adds Youth Protection Policy »

EAA Young Eagles pilots fly up to 70,000 boys and girls every year, but until this year there has been no training or formal policy on keeping the events safe for all involved. EAA's Rick Larsen spoke with AVweb's Russ Niles about the new policy and the controversy it's caused with some volunteers. More

Podcast: Jeff Chamberlain on the Future of Electric Powerplants »

Paul Bertorelli recently sat down with Jeff Chamberlain from the Argonne National Laboratory as part of his research for an in-depth comparison of battery technologies for our sister publication "Aviation Consumer." Chamberlain had a lot to say about the future of battery technology and its impact on the push toward electric airplanes. More

Podcast: Drones Debut at Sebring »

Drones have popped up at the major shows such as Sun 'n Fun and AirVenture and now they've become a feature of the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo at Sebring this week. For the first time, the show has a drone demonstration area in a large hangar. (It's the one with the 727 poking out the back.) The aim, according to Stephen Gowdy of Gowdy Aerospace, is to introduce pilots who might be interested in the technology to the procedures necessary to register a drone for commericial use. More

Podcast: Lithium Ion Batteries Gain Ground »

At every show we attend, we see more aircraft applications for lithium ion batteries, although some safety concerns related to thermal protection remain a worry. At the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring this week, Reg Nicosan of Earth-X, a major lithium ion manufacturer, gave AVweb an update on the state of the lithium ion market. More

Podcast: Jim Remar On The Apollo Engine Restoration »

Jim Remar, president and COO of the Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center, talks with AVweb's Elaine Kauh about the restoration project that will bring parts of the Apollo mission engines into the public eye for the first time since the historic flights took place. More

Podcast: Earthrounder For STEM »

Shaesta Waiz will be flying around the world via Afghanistan next year. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with her at NBAA 2015. More