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Podcast: 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.

Podcast: 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.

Podcast: 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.

Podcast: 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.

Podcast: 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.

Podcast: 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.

Podcast: 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.

Podcast: 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 Stphane Fymat told AVweb more about the company's partnerships along with its new autopilots, engine monitors and navigators.

Podcast: AEA’s Mike Adamson Says Finding Techs Still a Challenge

While the shortage of pilots gets most of the breathless press these days, avionics shops can tell you its no picnic finding technicians to install increasingly complex avionics. And with the avionics sector booming, newly installed Aircraft Electronics Association President Mike Adamson says it will take intense pressure on training just to keep up, much less growth the workforce.

Podcast: 2019 FAA National Flight Instructor Of The Year Talks Training

With the number of new apps, autopilots and glass cockpit technologies available, some instructors are choosing to specialize in teaching pilots how to use them safely. AVweb say down with PilotSafety.org founder and 2019 FAA National Flight Instructor of the Year Gary Reeves to talk about his approach to training, technology and pilot safety.

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