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Podcast: Elliot Seguin, Spirit of Flight Winner »

Elliot Seguin, who works as an engineer at Scaled Composites by day and designs and flies his own racing planes at night, won this year's Spirit of Flight Award, given by the Society of Experimental Test Pilots at EAA AirVenture. After flying home to Mojave, Sequin talked with AVweb's Mary Grady about what it meant to him to win the award, what he's working on now, and a glimpse of what's coming up on the horizon. More

Podcast: An Air Show for Catalina »

Jeff Herold has helped to establish a new nonprofit group, the Catalina Island Aviation Foundation, to preserve and promote the island's traditional air show, which is held above the harbor at the tourist mecca of Avalon, 26 miles off the California coast. Organizing a show on a small, remote island comes with unique challenges, and Herold explains to AVweb's Mary Grady why he thinks it's well worth the effort. More

Podcast: Mike Glasgow on How LockMart Is Preparing for UAS in the Airspace »

Lockheed Martin Flight Services is stepping up UAS awareness with its recently introduced unmanned traffic management (UTM) service. Aimed at increasing situational awareness when it comes to sharing the airspace with commercial drone operations, UTM includes an evolving set of functions and services including a simplified and automated UAS NOTAM filing process, online graphics (which show their operating position and altitude) plus plans for future services in preparation for a growing number of drone operations. In this podcast, "Aviation Consumer" editor Larry Anglisano speaks with Lockheed Martin's chief architect Mike Glasgow about UTM and what it means for pilots and UAS operators. More

Podcast: Mahindra Sees Expanding GA in India »

As the world's largest democracy and free market, India may become a fertile place to expand general aviation. And according to S. P. Shukla, head of Mahindra's aerospace division, it's already happening. In this AVweb podcast, Shukla said Mahindra's acquisition of Airvan will allow the company to expand GA both to the personally owned aircraft market and to transportation between large cities and smaller towns. More

Podcast: Swift Fuels' Chris D'Acosta on the Road to a 100LL Replacement »

We caught up with Swift Fuels' Chris D'Acosta at AirVenture to discuss the latest developments in the quest for a viable 100LL replacement. D'Acosta also brought us up to speed on his company's efforts toward providing low-octane fuels for underserved portions of the current GA fleet. More