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Bite-sized interviews from the world of aviation, produced by the world's premier independent aviation news resource since 1995, online since 1995.
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Bite-sized interviews from the world of aviation, produced by the world's premier independent aviation news resource since 1995, online since 1995.

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English


Episodes

Podcast: Iridium NEXT And Certus For Aviation

10/19/2018
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The Iridium NEXT satellite constellation is nearly complete and the company is working on Certus, a satellite communications system aimed at, among other things, aviation. Iridium's Bryan Hartin and Michael Hooper told AVweb more about the latest developments at the 2018 NBAA convention.

Duration:00:10:52

Podcast: BendixKing Offers Subscription Avionics

10/18/2018
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BendixKing recently began offering a subscription program for avionics. The company's vice president for product management and marketing, Stéphane Fymat, shared the details with AVweb at NBAA-BACE.

Duration:00:06:45

Podcast: Wheels Up On A Roll

10/16/2018
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Wheels Up has gone from a curiosity to a major force in the charter world in six short years and it's not finished growing yet. AVweb spoke with co-found Gary Spitalnik about the untapped market and selling to millennials.

Duration:00:03:30

Podcast: Gulfstream G600 Approaching Certification

10/15/2018
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Gulfstream recently delivered its first G500 business jet. Next up: the G600. Gulfstream's Dan Nale told AVweb more about the G600 and how the certification process is coming along at the 2018 NBAA Business Aviation Convention.

Duration:00:04:07

Podcast: Aerion Gets An Engine And Flight Schedule

10/15/2018
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Aerion Corporation announced it is ready to start building a supersonic business jet after solving most of the daunting technical and regulatory problems it faced. It will honor the legacy of Concorde in that schedule. Russ Niles spoke with Aerion CEO Tom Vice at NBAA-BACE in Orlando.

Duration:00:02:29

Podcast: EAA's Sean Elliott Explains LSA Weight Increase Proposal

10/9/2018
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The FAA's just-revealed report that it would consider raising the light sport aircraft limit from 1320 pounds to 3600 pounds is just a proposed talking point and any rule is at least a year and a half away, according to EAA. And no, the 3600-pound figure isn't a typo nor confusion over kilogram conversion, as some have speculated. In this AVweb podcast, EAA's Sean Elliott explains the details of the new proposal.

Duration:00:15:49

Podcast: Being An Aviation Photographer

7/29/2018
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Aerographs Aviation Photography's John Slemp has been taking pictures of all things aviation for quite some time now. In an interveiw at AirVenture 2018, he told AVweb all about what its like to have a career in aviation photography.

Duration:00:09:37

Podcast: Commuter Craft Innovator

7/29/2018
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Commuter Craft is ready to welcome the first builders of the company's two-place homebuilt Innovator to Commuter's Cartersville, Georgia, factory to begin construction. Richard Hogan told AVweb more about the aircraft and the building process at AirVenture 2018.

Duration:00:07:42

Podcast: Lycoming Adapts To Market

7/29/2018
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Lycoming's Mike Kraft says the training market is keeping things humming at his plant. An order for 200 of its most expensive and technologically advanced engines doesn't hurt either. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with Kraft at AirVenture 2018.

Duration:00:03:30

Podcast: D-Day Squadron At AirVenture

7/28/2018
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If flying 1000-plus C-47s to France was a logistical challenge in 1944, it's no less so in 2019. The Daks Over Normandy project, which will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, showed up at AirVenture this week to talk about its extensive planning. In this AVweb podcast, we talked to Eric Zipkin about how the event is shaping up.

Duration:00:04:37

Podcast: NFlight's Mic For Non-Aviation Headsets

7/25/2018
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If you need an inexpensive noise cancelling headset for occasional use, one way to get that is to use a commercial non-aviation headset and fit it with a mic. A company called NFlight Technologies has the mic part wired, so to speak. In this podcast recorded at AirVenture, Courtney Martin explains how it works.

Duration:00:06:05

Podcast: Pipistrel Aims For Fasting Charging Electric Airplanes

7/25/2018
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While Slovenia-based Pipistrel has aggressively expanded into electric aircraft and has dozens in the field, it acknowledges that lack of battery capacity still makes electrics less than fully functional airplanes. One possible fix: rapid charging systems that use water cooling to potentially halve the amount necessary to top off the batteries. In this exclusive AVweb podcast recorded at AirVenture 2018, Pipistrel's Michael Coates goes into the details.

Duration:00:10:04

Switchblade Almost Ready To Fly

7/24/2018
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Billed as the world's first flying sports car, the Switchblade roadable aircraft is nearing first flight. Developer Sam Bousfield spoke with AVweb's Russ Niles about tweaks and changes that he said will make it an even better performer.

Duration:00:02:40

Podcast: LAMA Likes LSA Weight Change

7/24/2018
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While some light sport aircraft manufacturers may have misgivings about a higher gross weight for LSA, Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association president Dan Johnson says it's a good idea and will be a boost for the entire GA industry. In this podcast recorded at AirVenture 2018, Dan Johnson outlines the possibilities.

Duration:00:12:51

EPS Diesel Marks Development Milestones

7/24/2018
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With a robust design, a projectable overhaul (not replacement), and Dick Rutan assisting with flight test, the EPS Diesel engine project is finding funding and meeting key milestones. AVWeb caught up with CEO Michael Fuchs and VP/CTO Steven Weinzierl at AirVenture 2018 for this podcast update.

Duration:00:10:38

Podcast: Stratos Rejigs Design

7/23/2018
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Stratos Aircraft announced the 716 light business jet at AirVenture on Monday. It's a six-place version of its original four-place 714 and Manager of Engineering Carsten Sundin explains the change.

Duration:00:02:40

Podcast: Vulcanair Enters Training Market

7/23/2018
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Vulcanair's V1.0 has arrived in America and has a future in the training market according to Ameravia spokesman Mike McMann. We spoke with him at AirVenture 2018.

Duration:00:03:40

Podcast: AirVenture Preview With Dick Knapinski

7/22/2018
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AVweb spoke with AirVenture Director of Communications Dick Knapinski about highlights of this week's show.

Duration:00:02:47

Podcast: Redbird Expands GIFT And STEM Labs

7/22/2018
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Redbird Flight Simulation is expanding its Guided Independent Flight Training (GIFT) program, including making it available for the company's the at-home Jay and TD models. GIFT, which was introduced at AirVenture last year, is a series of smart simulator scenarios that can be used to augment private pilot training. Redbird will also be holding STEM labs for students at AirVenture 2018 and other events throughout the year.

Duration:00:09:21

Podcast: Lindbergh Foundation Innovation Forum

7/22/2018
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The Lindbergh Foundation will be holding its first Innovation Forum featuring talks by industry innovators at AirVenture 2018. Topics include artificial intelligence, additive manufacturing, electric flight and autonomous aircraft. The forum will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, at the EAA Aviation Gateway Park forums tent.

Duration:00:12:29