1. ArrowFlyer86

    Turboprop vs piston question

    This is probably a dumb question... but why don't more single engines use small turbines instead? Their reliability is better, they use jet fuel (seems preferable to 100LL), they don't vibrate as much (I think?), and from what I understand they require less maintenance. It's kept me wondering...
  2. DocSoCal

    Airplane Recommendations -New Pilot GA

    I’m new to aviation and let me start off by saying its amazing to finally be able to pursue the aviation lifestyle Mission: Fly SAFELY with my family (wife & 3 kids 8,10,12) from SoCal to St. George, UT, Cedar City, UT, Lake Havasu and Santa Barbara etc year around including winter. Were...
  3. alexcr

    Opinions on turboprops for winter mountain airport flights?

    I'm curious what opinions folks have on using turboprops, e.g. a King Air, for flights into mountain airports, in particular with regards to (i) passenger comfort, including during active winter weather conditions and (ii) risk of having to cancel or reroute. How different is the experience and...
  4. InterXtra

    Want To Buy Savage Aircrafts & Engines

    Looking for turboprop and jet aircrafts and engines on salvage condition to teardown and part out. Also considering inventories for sale. Ready to buy. lsanders@jetsupport.com Regards.
  5. A

    Long Term Planning for a Fast Comfortable Cross Country Plane

    Hi folks, This is my first post as a new user, but I've been lurking for a while now. I'd like to present a scenario that hopefully those on this forum with far more experience will chime in on with recommendations. I've been thinking about this stuff *forever*, so please forgive the long...