Videos

Elixir's Molded Carbon Fiber Airplane >>

At Aero in Friedrichshafen, Germany, a French company called Elixir was showing a unique two-seat airplane built of molded carbon fiber using technology to build racing boats. The idea is the airplane is both cheaper to manufacture and much cheaper to maintain because it has vastly fewer parts. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli shot this video summary of the project. More

Cool Microlight Carbon Fiber Corsair >>

JH Aircraft, a German company, was showing a cool ultralight Corsair at Aero 2019 this week. It's made of carbon fiber, has a three-cylinder radial engine and meets the 120 kg microlight standard. Avweb's Paul Bertorelli got a look at it and shot this show video report. More

Flight Design's New F2 And F4 >>

At Aero 2019 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, Flight Design unveiled its new F2 and F4 aircraft, the latter of which will be certified under CS23 as a four-seat airplane. Paul Bertorelli prepared this video report from the show. More

TBM 940 Debuts At Aero >>

At Aero 2019 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, Daher debuted the latest model of the TBM line, the 940. The new airplane has autothrottles, a Garmin G3000 with improved automation, ice detection and a new interior scheme. FlySmart's David Fabry gave AVweb the 90-second tour. More

Ole Ringstad's 12 CYL Sport Engine >>

At Aero in Friedrichshafen this week, Norwegian aviation businessman Ole Ringstad was showing off his awesome 12-cylinder sport aircraft engine, capable of more than 700 horsepower. Although it's not a Rolls Royce Merlin copy by any means, the resemblance is unavoidable. In this AVweb video shot at the show, we get a good look at the new powerplant. More

Autothrottle On Daher TBM940 >>

At Sun 'n Fun 2019, Daher Aircraft introduced a first for turboprop singles: autothrottles. The system is integrated within the TBM940's Garmin G3000 integrated flight deck, providing an additional layer of envelope protection, including automatic descent mode. The company also introduced a new automatic deicing system for the TBM910 and TBM940 models. Larry Anglisano took a look at the new features with Daher CEO Nicolas Chabbert and prepared this video summary. More

AirCam Gen-3 Triple Seater >>

Phil Lockwood explains the differences in the new Gen-3 AirCam first shown at Sun 'n Fun 2019. More powerful engines allow for a gross-weight increase and the possibility of a third seat. Sorry, back-seat drivers; there are only controls in the front two seats! More

TruTrak Autopilot Update At Sun 'n Fun >>

TruTrak Flight Systems set out to deliver a budget-based retrofit autopilot for certified aircraft with the Vizion system and has been delivering the system for installation in a variety of aircraft. Aviation Consumer Magazine Editor Larry Anglisano caught up with TruTrak's Andrew Barker at Sun 'n Fun 2019 for an update on approvals and interfacing. More

Cool Stuff At Sun 'n Fun 2019 >>

Always on the prowl for exceptionally cool stuff at airshows, with cameras rolling KITPLANES Magazine Editor Paul Dye and Larry Anglisano set out to find three cool things on display at Sun 'n Fun 2019 in Lakeland, Florida, and prepared this video report. More

Levil Astro Link >>

At Sun 'n Fun this week, Levil Avionics debuted a new ADS-B In receiver to drive various tablet-based systems with no-cost weather and traffic. In addition to the dual-band receiver, the Astro Link has a built-in WAAS GPS receiver and full AHRS module for attitude information. This allows the Astro Link to provide valuable backup attitude data to connected tablets. More