310 Pilot: Modern-Day “Sky King”

310 Pilot: Modern-Day “Sky King”

Not since the legendary Sky King’s Songbird II brought the grace and beauty of Cessna’s 310 onto TV sets across the county has the venerable twin enjoyed such a steadfast following as the fans of Kevin and Jaime Thornton’s YouTube adventures in 771BC.  If you’re like a lot of us Baby Boomers, you couldn’t wait Read More

PilotTube: Owner-pilots invite  viewers into the cockpit.

PilotTube: Owner-pilots invite viewers into the cockpit.

Premier 1 Driver: Have jet. Will travel. What do you get when you combine an experienced F-16 pilot, a Beechcraft Premier 1A jet, and a cockpit full of cameras with some creative videography and YouTube? You get Premier 1 Driver and the chance to fly “right seat” as Greg Mink travels to exciting locations throughout Read More

Off to a Good Start

Off to a Good Start

While understanding a starter’s “duty cycle” is critical to any piston aircraft pilot, it’s twice as important when you’re cranking up a twin. Occasionally you just have one of those days: You’re late getting away from your office. Traffic is a mess. It takes forever to file your flight plan. And to top it all Read More