King Air 350i King Ranch Edition

King Air 350i King Ranch Edition

Since manufacturing the first King Air 90 in 1964, Beechcraft King Air products have earned the reputation of capable and versatile aircraft recognized by pilots worldwide. Today, more than 7,300 units of the iconic turboprop have been produced, with Textron Aviation currently offering the following commercial versions: King Air C90GTx, King Air 250, King Air Read More

ForeFlight Releases New 3D Features

If you are already a fan of utilizing synthetic vision with ForeFlight Mobile, then you will really enjoy the latest feature released in version 11.0.1. With their top-of-the-line subscription, Performance Plus, Foreflight has included high-resolution 3D aerial views which combine visual imagery with Jeppesen terrain data. You can examine virtually any airport – from the Read More

Our First Look at the G2 Vision Jet

Our First Look at the G2 Vision Jet

Photos Courtesy of Cirrus Aircraft When you are the only company to offer a single-engine jet in the general aviation industry, what do you do for an encore? You make it go higher, fly farther, be quieter and instill the latest and greatest technology. Cirrus Aircraft achieved each of these in the release of its Read More

Fly Cooler: The Story of Jet Shades

Fly Cooler: The Story of Jet Shades

 Kevin Duggan, the founder of Jet Shades, loves flying but often found himself unbearably hot while in the cockpit on the ground in his home state of Florida. He faced the same dilemma above the clouds (even with air conditioning), struggling to shade his eyes from the bright sun. He tried the usual solutions like Read More

Engine Maintenance  Programs: Are They Worth It?

Engine Maintenance Programs: Are They Worth It?

If you want to start a lively discussion with turbine and turboprop aircraft owners, ask their opinion about engine maintenance programs. Some owners consider them cost-effective, while others believe it is financially advantageous to pay directly for repairs and inspections as required. I own turbine-powered airplanes as well as assist owners with acquiring or selling Read More