Feature

General Aviation Answers the Call

Earlier this year, in a matter of just four weeks, three record-breaking hurricanes pummeled the United States and Caribbean. Hundreds of thousands of people were displaced, cut from power sources and left with unrecognizable homes and neighborhoods. Conditions in some areas were referred to as “apocalyptic.” As the world watched these disasters unfold from afar, Read More

Howard 500

Howard 500

For the first time since it had arrived at Oshkosh AirVenture 2017, the big blue-and-silver beauty was not surround by throngs of gawkers. Only curious stragglers, captivated by the machine, wondered aloud what it was. Upon learning it was a Howard 500, most assumed that Howard Hughes, Hughes Aircraft, or the Howard Aircraft Company (builders Read More

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