Videos

APG's Flight Planning For Jets »

In the jet world, it's all about crunching runway performance numbers and the logical way to do it is with a capable tablet app. Aircraft Performance Group (APG) has been offering just that with its iPreflight performance app. Equipped with over 350 aircraft models and 9000 airfields, the new Genesis app goes deep into runway performance calculations, and now a new flight planning utility could make it one of the most capable programs available for jet cockpits. Aviation Consumer Editor Larry Anglisano got a demo of the app on the floor of the NBAA-BACE conference in Orlando, Florida, and prepared this video report. More

ForeFlight Demos Trip Assistant »

ForeFlight’s Angela Anderson demonstrated the company’s new Trip Assistant for AVweb at the NBAA convention this year. In addition to time in the air, the door-to-door trip planning tool can include drive times, fuel stops and prices, passenger pick-up and more. More

Jet Shades Tinted Window Panels »

A challenge in some cabin-class airplanes is balancing the temperature between the cockpit and the rear cabin, or even keeping the cockpit cool even when the air conditioning is running. A company called Jet Shades found a solution with its innovative removable tinted window panels. They require no FAA approvals because they don't modify or even touch the existing windows, plus they can be kept in place during flight. Aviation Consumer Editor Larry Anglisano took a look at the product at this year's NBAA-BACE convention in Orlando, Florida, and prepared this video report with company founder Kevin Duggan. More

Luxury Dornier 328 »

New aircraft aren’t the only thing to see at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention. This Dornier 328 was on display at the show. The aircraft has flown to destinations around the world and is configured for 12-passenger luxury travel. More

Sandel Avilon Flight Deck Demo »

A couple of years ago Sandel Avionics promised that its Avilon modular integrated flight deck would be the cost-effective and simple retrofit the industry has been waiting for. At the NBAA convention in Orlando, Florida, this week the company announced that it will begin shipping the Avilon (initially for King Air applications) in the first part of 2019. It also guaranteed a fly-away price of $175,000—significantly less than the competition. Larry Anglisano got a demo of the system on display at the show with Sandel's Larry Riddle and filmed this video. More

Textron Displays Cessna SkyCourier Mock-Up »

Textron introduced the Cessna SkyCourier turboprop as a utility cargo hauler but has found growing interest in its versatility even before the first aircraft has been flown. The company is showing off a mock-up of a 19-passenger configuration at the National Business Aircraft Association convention in Orlando, Florida. More

Garmin's Turbine Avionics At NBAA 2018 »

As the National Business Aircraft Association convention opens in Orlando, Florida, Garmin is showing off its G5000 retrofit for the Cessna Citation XLS, plus a variety of other equipment, including the G700TXi. Aviation Consumer Editor Larry Anglisano is at the convention and talked with Garmin's Phil Straub about the advancement of Garmin avionics for the turbine market. More

How Mission Aviation Fellowship Uses Its Aircraft »

Aircraft--especially utility aircraft--are ideal for missionary work in remote locations. In this AVweb video, Mission Aviation Fellowship President David Holsten discusses the organization's aircraft and use of aviation in humanitarian efforts around the world. More

Restoring a World War I DH-4 »

When the U.S. entered World War I in 1917, it had no suitable combat aircraft so the British-designed DH-4 was adopted and manufactured in volume in the U.S. Because the 400-HP Liberty engine was used, the American-made DH-4s were called Liberty Planes. Very few survive to this day, but in this AVweb video shot at AirVenture, we offer a detailed tour of the airplane and how it's being restored. More

Engine Corrosion Tips From RAM Aircraft »

With flying activity declining, many aircraft sit idle for months at a time. This causes serious corrosion issues inside the engines and in this AVweb video, RAM Aircraft of Waco, Texas, tells us how to avoid these problems. More