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The Joy Behind Charitable Flying: As told by volunteer pilots of Angel Flight West.

The Joy Behind Charitable Flying: As told by volunteer pilots of Angel Flight West.

Most “heavy metal” owners and pilots who, like us, read Twin & Turbine Magazine are well-aware of the business-related benefits and other advantages of general aviation. Tax benefits, flying on our own schedules, the ability to transport colleagues or an entire team, are just some of them. As an attorney with a state-wide employment law Read More

Hangar Tech Companies: connecting owners to their hangars.

Hangar Tech Companies: connecting owners to their hangars.

Today, the term “smart home” is not uncommon. More and more, homeowners can simply use mobile apps to control home features such as garage doors, lighting, entertainment systems, doorbells, security cameras, appliances and more. The benefits of such technology include safety, accessibility, energy efficiency, cost-effectiveness and convenience. Maybe you have integrated such smart products throughout Read More

Barely VFR

Q: What’s the deadliest category of general aviation accidents? A: Attempted visual flight into Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC). According to AOPA’s Air Safety Institute, when a “VFR into IMC” crash occurs, it is almost always fatal. Q: Who’s at risk of a Visual Flight Rules (VFR) flight into IMC? A: Experienced, often high-time pilots, in Read More

A Cross-Country Flight and Review of the Pilatus PC-24

A Cross-Country Flight and Review of the Pilatus PC-24

Photos Courtesy of Jerry Wyszatycki, Avatar Productions. I have been flying the various models of the Pilatus PC-12 since 2006. Whether flying shorter hops or transporting people and supplies for disaster relief, the airplane has shown me amazing versatility. So, when Pilatus announced its PC-24 program and subsequently named it the Super Versatile Jet, I knew Read More

Flying to Protect Nature: Conservation flights focus on preserving lands, water and wildlife.

Flying to Protect Nature: Conservation flights focus on preserving lands, water and wildlife.

General aviation has become an irrefutable asset to businesses and organizations of all sizes, needs and profits. Whether it be manufacturing firms, consulting agencies or law offices, aircraft provide value not obtainable by using other transportation methods – especially when operating in areas of little infrastructure. Aviation’s impact is also felt by conservationists, who are Read More