April 2020

Jet or Turboprop: Which is Easier to Fly?

It sounds like a pretty easy question, right? Maybe not. The answer depends on when your airplane was designed. The newer the certification, the more integrated the airplane. The Citation Mustang, a 2006 design, has about 50 switches, levers and toggles to manipulate. The King Air C90 has more than 90. The latest single-engine turbine Read More

Don’t Quote Me: Pilots and Ballplayers

Don’t Quote Me: Pilots and Ballplayers

Flying may often require a modicum of depth perception and occasional Jedi-like reflexes and hand-eye coordination, but usually it’s 90 percent mental; the other half is physical. Some mountain-moving strength might be needed in getting the airplane out of the hangar and into starting position, but once in flight, there would have to be ugly Read More

Increase Your Plane’s  Value in Today’s Marketplace

Increase Your Plane’s Value in Today’s Marketplace

A few thousand dollars spent now can be the difference between the right price and no sale at all. It’s no surprise that the aircraft sales industry is a highly dynamic and cyclical marketplace. At any given point, one model market can be “on fire” at the same time another market is completely dead. This Read More

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

Five on the Fly: Morgan Walker

Five on the Fly: Morgan Walker

WHO: Morgan Walker COMPANY: HangarBot POSITION: Founder HOMEBASE: Los Angeles RATINGS: Private Pilot HOURS: 250   1) What inspired you to create HangarBot? HangarBot was created as a solution-based product to automate the needs of general aviators. Our mission is to usher the aviation industry into a more modern, convenient and connected era. The first Read More