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New Cowling System Introduced for the PC-12 American Aviation, Inc. and Edmo Distributors, Inc. recently announced a new ram air cowling system for the Pilatus PC-12 called Speed Cowl. The system received an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate at the end of July. “Speed Cowl vastly improves ram air recovery to the turbine engine intake. This Read More

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In Response to Kevin Ware’s “The Problem with Juneau” (August) Your article brought back 52 years of memories of flying into Juneau. I started in a Connie in 1967, then a B-720, and finally many years in a B-727. Back then there was no DME on the LDA approach, only the crossing radials of SSR Read More

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In Response to Kevin Ware’s “Check Ride” (June) The first place I go in Twin & Turbine is to Kevin Ware’s stories. It is uncanny how the life of pilots can parallel each other. There are many common threads. What brings me to comment this time is not the check ride (as a Part 135 Read More

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In Response to David Miller’s “My Father’s Son” (April) I trust this message finds you and Patty well. I just read the above captioned article. Thank you. I mentioned to you once how strikingly similar some aspects of our aviation careers have been. I realized this morning there’s another similarity. I have attached for you Read More

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In Response to Kevin Ware’s “Cheap at Any Price” (February) “Cheap at Any Price” was laugh out loud funny! I have made it now 20 months without riding a commercial airline. It is cheap transportation, but it is no fun.  I met you at a TTCF Convention a couple of years back. You did a Read More