Owner's Corner

Buyer’s Rejoice<br>First Month as Aircraft Owners

Buyer’s Rejoice
First Month as Aircraft Owners

by Jared Jacobs, Owner-Pilot Aircraft being the high-value, highly complex mechanical assets that they are, I am certain that buyer’s remorse is a real condition owners can potentially find themselves in. While Editor Rebecca Jacobs and I could very well be in the honeymoon phase of ownership, we currently find ourselves in the exact opposite Read More

Mustang to Mustang

Mustang to Mustang

by Bryan Currier, Owner-Pilot In 2001, I had a first officer offer letter in hand and engaged to the most beautiful girl in the world. We were set to get married in September, and I’d start my new job as an F.O. in November.  Of course, on September 11, the whole world changed – especially Read More

Confessions of a<br>G1000 Driver

Confessions of a
G1000 Driver

by Alex Jones, Owner-Pilot I bought my G58 Baron in January 2015 as an upgrade from the A36 Bonanza I had been flying for four years. The concurrent moves – Bonanza to Baron and modular to G1000 avionics – both offered improved utility with some additional challenges.  The Baron has allowed me to travel safely Read More

CJ2 Avionics Upgrade

CJ2 Avionics Upgrade

by John Brantigan, Owner-Pilot When my wife Carolyn and I purchased our Citation CJ2 brand new from Cessna in December 2002, we specified dual Garmin 530s in place of the Collins Nav-Com units normally a part of the Collins ProLine 21 system. This was new for Cessna because so many buyers were immediately replacing the Read More