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A Medical Look at Hypoxia

A Medical Look at Hypoxia

Is it actually safe to operate pressurized aircraft at cabin altitudes above 10,000 feet? Over the years, there have been numerous NTSB reports of pilots flying pressurized twin and turbine aircraft in the mid to high 20 flight levels, failing to respond to radar controllers and ultimately crashing. One of particular note occurred several years Read More

Flight Review: TBM 930

Flight Review: TBM 930

Daher is renowned for blending speed and functional beauty – their newest model, the TBM 930, is no exception. I consider my home in aviation to be the single-engine turbine market. I love the business-savvy, efficiency-driven, “get ‘er done” mindset common among the pilots in this special niche in aviation. They are movers and shakers Read More

Upgrading to Garmin G500 TXi

Upgrading to Garmin G500 TXi

It’s common knowledge that upgrading an older airplane’s panel is an expensive affair. So how do owners justify taking a legal, functioning legacy stack of avionics and replacing them with all-new technology? Some simply seek the “latest and greatest” for their aircraft. Some start with the steps necessary to become ADS-B compliant and then keep Read More

Supporting the Supply Chain

Supporting the Supply Chain

Known as King Air landing gear overhaul experts, Aerospace Turbine Rotables challenges dependability and costs with its pool stock of repaired components and 46 years of MRO solutions.  Dave Seavey walks through the 72,000-square-foot Aerospace Turbine Rotables facility in Wichita, Kansas, like a kid on a playground, fascinated by one shiny object after another. Aircraft Read More

The Little Things About Big Engines

The Little Things About Big Engines

There’s no substitute for horsepower. Truer words have never been spoken. If you want speed, you need the engine that develops the greatest horsepower. Why? Try as you must, nothing will replace having more horses under the hood – not even leverage. You can move the world with a long lever, but you can’t move Read More