One of the most perilous conditions confronting a pilot is making the ol’ switcheroo from landing to climbing out. The aircraft starts in a low-power, high-drag configuration, flying with a limited amount of airspeed, near the ground or possibly already on it. The conclusion, if successful, is to be in climb power and drag configuration, Read More
Through May 31, 2016, aircraft owners and operators who purchase a Blackhawk XP New Engine Upgrade for the Beechcraft King Air 200 or 90 series, Cessna Caravan, Cessna Conquest I, or Piper Cheyenne series aircraft will receive up to a $65,000 rebate from Pratt & Whitney Canada. To reduce downtime, the installation of the new Read More
En Route: Hartzell Engine Technologies announces the purchase of the SKy-Tec brand of high performance starters and solenoids.
Acquisition of the Sky-Tec products further demonstrates Hartzell Engine Technologies’ commitment to excellence in manufacturing and support of general aviation aircraft starters and solenoids. On April 5, 2016, Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC announced the company’s acquisition of the Sky-Tec brand of high performance aircraft starters and solenoids. “We are ecstatic to have successfully completed the Read More
Piper Aircraft has announced the repositioning of the M-Class product line in anticipation of the certification of the M600, which is expected to take place in Q3 of this year. As part of the product repositioning, Piper Aircraft has reduced the price of the M500 from $2,264,000 to $1,990,000. Additionally, the newly-upgraded executive interior will Read More
En Route: Sierra Industries introduces engine lifespan extension for Pratt & Whitney JT15D fanjet family
Addressing the concerns of many owners and operators of Pratt & Whitney powered aircraft, Sierra Industries announced in late 2015 the creation of an affordable alternative to expensive engine overhauls every 3,500 hours. Known as the Fanjet Life EXtension (FLEXTM) program, this FAA-approved maintenance and inspection program can provide many years of additional service at Read More