Videos

The Airplane That Led The D-Day Invasion »

A historic World War II C-47 that was nearly scrapped is again flying and readying to return to Normandy next year. In this AVweb video, the Commemorative Air Force's Keegan Chetwynd tells the remarkable story of That's All Brother, the airplane that led the D-day invasion. More

Flight Design CTLSi Flight Review »

At around $180,000, the 2018 Flight Design CTLSi is about as modern as any LSA on the market, with a Rotax 912iS Sport engine, a three-display Dynon glass cockpit, a BRS whole-airplane parachute and a high-end leather interior. But if you're looking to save some money but don't want to sacrifice performance, a pre-owned late-model CTLSi is worth a look. For this video, Aviation Consumer Editor Larry Anglisano took a close look at the CTLSi models to see if they really can work as efficient traveling airplanes. Turns out they can. More

Electric Airplane Owner Experience »

How electric airplanes fit into GA is an open question but as the first few get delivered in the real world, some insights are emerging. Pipistrel Alpha Electro owner James Douma, of Pitt Meadows, B.C., in Canada says the aircraft, which is Transport Canada approved under its advanced ultralight category, fits his lifestyle, ethics and budget pretty well. More

Hydrogen Fuel Cells Go Flying »

While drone makers and would-be electric aircraft manufacturers are waiting for better batteries, hydrogen fuel cells are rapidly becoming a reality. In this news feature shot at the AUVSI Xponential in Denver, AVweb took a look at some of these technologies. More

Air Heritage's Cool C-123 Provider »

The Heritage Air Museum tours with a nicely restored C-123 Provider, an airplane most people have never seen or even heard of. In this AVweb video shot at AirVenture, the Museum's Jack McMahon tells us all about the airplane. More

AC Air's Remote Control Tugs »

For many aircraft operators, a tug is a must-have hangar accessory. Chino, California-based AC Air Technology has devised a unique take on the tug with its line of remote-control tugs running on rubber tracks. The tugs attracted lots of attention in the outdoor exhibit area at this year's Sun 'n Fun in Lakeland, Florida. In this video, Aviation Consumer Editor Larry Anglisano takes a close look. More

Epic Optix Shows Low-Cost HUD »

At Sun 'n Fun 2018, Epic Optix showed off a new low-cost HUD for light aircraft. In this follow-up coverage, AVweb learns how the new device works. It's designed to attach to the aircraft glareshield without need for formal approvals. More

Precision Hawk's Acoustic BVLOS »

In the drone industry, operation beyond visual line of sight—BVLOS—is a holy grail of sorts. At AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018 in Denver, a company called PrecisionHawk says it's ready to market a drone that can safely detect and avoid other aircraft, making BVLOS practical now. More

Flying Cam's Remarkable Camera Drones »

You may never have heard of a company called Flying-Cam, but you've seen its work in films like the James Bond series and the Harry Potter films. In this video shot at AUVSI's XPONENTIAL 2018, the company's Emmanuel Previnaire gives us a tour of the company's entire history of helicopter-mounted cameras. More

Vashon's Ranger: An Aviation Reset? »

Vashon Aircraft wants to revolutionize light aircraft manufacture with the Vashon Ranger, an all-metal light sport aircraft intended to be both a sort of RV for outback flying and a trainer. In this AVweb video, Paul Bertorelli dives deep into the Vashon story, including an in-depth report on the factory. More