Videos

RARE Aircraft Shows Vintage Restorations at NBAA »

You don't expect to see Stinsons and WACOs at an NBAA-BACE, but they were there last week in Las Vegas. In this AVweb video, Ben Redman of RARE tells us why the biz jet crowd is a target-rich environment for selling restored vintage aircraft. More

Garmin Shows Off New TXi Displays »

Garmin is finally out with its long-rumored TXi displays to replace the G500/G600 products. At NBAA-BACE at Last Vegas, Paul Bertorelli got a look at the new displays and shot this video report. The TXi line offers much more flexibility than any other display system on the market. More

Tamarack's Active Winglets For Larger Aircraft »

Winglets improve aircraft efficiency by shaping wingtip vortices and reducing drag. But what really improves efficiency is added wingspan. Tamarack Aerospace offers both in its patented active winglet technology. And now they're migrating it from business jets to airliners. AVweb prepared this video report at NBAA-BACE in Las Vegas. More

How GE Plans To Laser Print Turboprop Engines »

Two years ago, GE's Business and General Aviation group announced a clean-sheet engine called the Advanced Turboprop or ATP. The engine will run later this year and GE is already building the manufacturing technology. In this AVweb video shot at NBAA-BACE 2017, GE's Paul Corkery explains how many of the engine's major components will be laser printed, potentially radically resetting manufacturing economics. More

APS Shows Upset Trainer At NBAA »

APS is well known for teaching bizjet pilots how to recover from and survive an unexpected flight upset. At NBAA-BACE 2017 in Las Vegas, the company is showing off its cool SIAI-Marchetti S.211 two-seat jet that's used in this training. Randall Brooks of APS gave AVweb a tour. More

Bombardier's Impressive Global 7000 Cabin »

At NBAA-BACE in Las Vegas, Bombardier is showing off the interior of the new supersize Global 7000 business jet. The company's Mark Masluch gave AVweb a cabin tour and it revealed that Bombardier has outdone themselves with the interior appointments. More

Cirrus VisionJet Flight Trial »

Cirrus has begun shipping its long-awaited SF50 VisionJet and as part of a two-video series, AVweb recently flew the jet from the company's Duluth, Minnesota factory to the east coast. In this long form video, AVweb takes a deep dive into how the airplane performs and how it compares to other small jets. More

Video: Steve Hinton Jr. On Speed Record »

Steve Hinton Jr. set a record for the fastest speed recorded by a piston-powered aircraft over four, three-kilometer runs in early September and he spoke with AVweb's Russ Niles at the National Championship Air Races about how that kind of flying compares to pylon racing at Reno. More

Daher's Cool Morane Saulnier Reproduction »

The Morane Saulnier Type L was an early wing-warping parasol design used in World War I both as a fighter and a trainer. At AirVenture in 2017, Daher--builder of the TBM--showed off a unique reproduction of the Type L. AVweb shot this video tour of the airplane. More

AVweb Classic: How Sensenich Makes Wooden Props »

Composite props may be the latest shiny object to make airplanes go, but most of them have wood cores, and the basic wooden prop is enjoying somewhat of a resurgence. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli took a tour of Sensenich's prop factory in Plant City, Florida, to see how these products are made. More