Category Archives: Aircraft Review

Fly Your Dog?

A key consideration for your next Cessna 140 modified bush plane: Can you fit the hound? So you purchased a 1947 Cessna 140, put some bush tires on it, and your therapist feels that this is a good direction (and … Continue reading

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Boeing’s 787, Batteries and Growing Up Fast

The problem with new technology is that …. well… just so damn new all the time.  New, as in, you don’t recognize that battery running down the street.  Even though you thought you knew what a battery was, you actually … Continue reading

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Do Glass Cockpits Make Us Safer?

The topic of “does glass make us safer?”  caught my eye while reading this month’s BCA magazine.  (A related podcast here.) In the intelligence section there was a blurb on how the NTSB can’t correlate any improvement in safety stats … Continue reading

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Hawker Beechcraft Filing Rumors

Well, it happens to the best of us.  Planning and growth turn out to be two separate things.  In the case of Hawker Beechcraft you can likely point to the declining cachet of having your own jet.  Courting smaller stuff … Continue reading

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The 2012 Hawker Review

Well, it’s that time again.  The Hawker Review gets some love every couple of years and we’re making it available for a while at no charge for the benefit of Hawker 800XP owners (as well as older and newer) and … Continue reading

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Makin’ Love to Learjets

This thirsty little Lear 25 is hooking up to tanker because, well … it has short legs.  But let’s not forget it’s offspring – the Lear 35.  Now old enough to be your somewhat annoying son in law, like your … Continue reading

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Hawker Series Aircraft Review Update 2012

The 2012 version of the Hawker review is just about done.  We don’t have too many major changes to report this year other than the pending Netjets dumping of their series and which serial numbers this will affect most adversely. … Continue reading

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