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And Then There Was One

After buying 10 or so airplanes in my career, and “almost” buying numerous others, I know I need help when I am about to fill a hangar. One previous purchase catastrophe, one close to that, and a couple of lucky ones have taught me that I don’t know what I don’t know about buying airplanes. Read More

Power from the Start: Battery Talk with Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics and True Blue Power

Power from the Start: Battery Talk with Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics and True Blue Power

  Since its founding 55 years ago as a small repair station in Wichita, Kansas, Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics has progressively expanded its product line and industry leadership. While the company remains a strong instrument overhaul and repair facility for a broad base of avionics, they continue to innovate with their own line of avionics, Read More

Latest Autopilots from Genesys Aerosystems

Genesys Aerosystems may be a recent name in the aviation industry, however, their roots go back a number of years. The company formed in 2014 after obtaining the autopilot and panel display lines of business from Cobham. These two lines represented the very popular S-TEC autopilots and the former Chelton Flight Systems displays. S-TEC Autopilots Read More

Top Turboprop Series: Mitsubishi MU2 and King Air B100

Many years ago, a prospective aircraft owner came to me with the proposition that I assist her with the purchase of an airplane, then manage and fly that airplane inside my company. She wanted to move six-plus people within 800 nm, and do so with efficiency. But, she left me with one additional statement that Read More