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Flying the Fortress

Flying the Fortress

Editor’s Note: One of the highlights of EAA AirVenture 2017 was witnessing two B-29s flying together for the first time since they were in military service more than 50 years ago. Longtime Twin & Turbine readers may remember writer Doug Rozendaal, who through his prolific flying career, contributed a number of articles to this magazine. Read More

Twin & Turbine’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Twin & Turbine’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Whether you are looking to drop a hint, buy a gift for your favorite pilot or simply treat yourself, Twin & Turbine is here to help. There are plenty of pilot-oriented gadgets and gizmos out there, so we narrowed the field down to 12 unique gifts for the owner-pilot (and those who travel along) at Read More

Blow-Dried Cherries

Blow-Dried Cherries

Cherry farmers ward off harvest-destroying rainfall using a novel tool: Robinson R44 helicopter. It is an ungodly hour on a soaking wet gray morning, with occasional flashes of lightening still visible on the horizon as the recently passed thunderstorm moves out to the east. I am 150 miles from home, suspended some 15 feet above Read More

A [True] Transatlantic Tale

A [True] Transatlantic Tale

Fifty-one years ago, crossing the pond in a twin piston Piper with a single ADF was a pioneering adventure Life was coming up roses for me that spring of 1965. I was successfully established as a freelance aviation journalist; a major aviation magazine had added me to its masthead as a contributing editor and my Read More

The Kodiak Makes a Splash

The Kodiak Makes a Splash

We circle above Lake Travis two times, locating power lines, wake signs and boats. Mark Brown, Quest Aircraft’s lead factory demo pilot, informs me the key to water landings is to plan the perfect landing zone then overfly it, allowing plenty of area to face variable winds, currents, debris and traffic. It’s a hot Texas Read More