TBM 850 Elite Basic Price: $3,205,087 Price (typically equipped): $3.37 million Powerplant: PT6A-66D Propeller: Four-blade Hartzell HC-E4N-3 Wing Span: 41 ft. 7 in. Length: 34 ft. 11 in. Wingspan: 38 ft. 4 in. Length: 26 ft. Seating capacity: Six Max Gross Takeoff Weight (lbs.): 7394 Empty Weight (lbs.): 4589 Fuel Capacity (gals.): 291.6 Standard Useful more »
They may have roads and utilities, homes and happy families, but residential airparks are far from your typical American community—unlike, say, a Muncie, Ind., celebrated and studied by social scientists for its averageness.
The NTSB has highlighted what it sees as five general aviation trouble areas
Rather than just hand-wringing at the inability of general aviation to bring its accident rates in line with those of the scheduled airlines, the NTSB is trying to cajole and educate pilots and others who might have some influence.
Fuel injection is a wonderful feature—most of the time. In hot-weather restarts, however…
When was the last time you drove down to 7-Eleven on a sizzling-hot summer afternoon to buy a Lotto ticket, came back with what you hoped were the winning numbers, and your car refused to start because of the heat?