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Radar and Drift

Radar and Drift

Radar and drift. I bet you’ve never heard those words used in the same sentence. Fading, attenuating and even marching are interesting words occasionally used with the term “onboard radar” – but drift? Yes, drift has an important meaning when it comes to using onboard radar. However, my contention is not that the radar itself Read More

Great Getaways: Little Traverse Bay

Great Getaways: Little Traverse Bay

What could potentially be described as the “Martha’s Vineyard of the Midwest,” the Little Traverse Bay area of northern Michigan is our next great getaway. At approximately 45 square miles, Little Traverse Bay is Lake Michigan’s fourth largest bay, behind Green Bay, Grand Traverse Bay and Bay DeNoc. Notable towns comprising the Little Traverse Bay Read More

A Pilot’s Guide to a Successful Aircraft Partnership

A Pilot’s Guide to a Successful Aircraft Partnership

Whether it’s cars, clothes or workspace, consumers are finding new ways to lower costs every day in today’s sharing economy. While collaborating resources can certainly lower the bills, not everything may be worth sharing – but what about your aircraft? Over time, owner-operators have experimented with a variety of sharing options, from traditional partnerships to Read More

Our First Look at the G2 Vision Jet

Our First Look at the G2 Vision Jet

Photos Courtesy of Cirrus Aircraft When you are the only company to offer a single-engine jet in the general aviation industry, what do you do for an encore? You make it go higher, fly farther, be quieter and instill the latest and greatest technology. Cirrus Aircraft achieved each of these in the release of its Read More

Behind the Phones of an MRO Facility

Behind the Phones of an MRO Facility

Photos Courtesy of Duncan Aviation Airplanes are expensive. Most of us do all we can to reduce that expense, but despite our best wishes – and often in the face of meticulous preventative care – eventually something is going to malfunction. When it does, we turn to the experts at Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Read More