Ownership

Ownership

Pilot Magazine

Safety Pilot: Watch that basket

One of the challenges pilots face in powered flight is what to do when the flight becomes unpowered. Clyde Cessna noted nearly a century ago that, “If the engine stops for any reason, you are due to tumble, and that’s all there is to it!” 

Sep 01, 2015

Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft Maintenance: Logging lessons

Many owners seem well-versed in oil changes and spark plug cleaning, but unfortunately not as well-educated when it comes to compliance with maintenance logging requirements.

Aug 27, 2015 | comments

Article

Racing ‘like Superman’

Measured in inches and ounces, camera-toting drones raced like hummingbirds around a track, taking their pilots along for the ride.

Aug 19, 2015 | comments
All Ownership News

Buying

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Counsel

Five important traffic situations

Aug 06, 2015

Article

Bristell offers share program for new aircraft

Light sport aircraft manufacturer Bristell is betting that while you will rent a 40-year-old Cessna 172, what you really want is a new airplane.

Jul 21, 2015

Article

Tecnam makes introductory price of P2010 permanent

The Italian Tecnam P2010 four-seat airplane was to have been sold for $345,000 as an introductory price only. Now, the company has announced that it is the permanent price.

Jul 20, 2015
More Buying News

Selling

Article

No-fly map for drones

With consumer-grade unmanned aircraft selling like hotcakes, a California firm released a free online tool to help operators steer clear of trouble.

Jun 03, 2015 | comments

Article

Consider a flexible aviation loan for your next aircraft purchase

Traditional aircraft loans are secured by an aircraft; that’s what buyers are used to. But a flexible aviation loan may be a better option for you. Before you make that decision, you need to know the differences.

Apr 20, 2015

Article

Buyer's market

It is still a tough market for selling used aircraft, but about as good as it gets for those looking to buy.

Dec 10, 2014 | comments
More Selling News

Maintenance

Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft Maintenance: Logging lessons

Many owners seem well-versed in oil changes and spark plug cleaning, but unfortunately not as well-educated when it comes to compliance with maintenance logging requirements.

Aug 27, 2015 | comments

Article

Overhauling overhauls

New website Overhaulbids.com aims to help aircraft owners make confident, well-informed decisions about aircraft engine overhauls.

Aug 18, 2015

Article

Fly Mechanic a resource for aircraft service

Fly Mechanic thinks it has the answer to the frustrating search for a great maintenance technician.

Aug 11, 2015
More Maintenance News