Quest Aircraft Unveils PT6A-34 Powered Series II Kodiak

Eleven years after bringing a new single-engine utility turboprop to market certified to the latest FAA Part 23 standards, Quest Aircraft has unveiled an upgraded version of its Kodiak, the new Series II. Features range from Series II paint schemes to Garmin G1000 NXi avionics, airframe improvements, and a free two-year subscription to the Garmin Pilot EFB app. The Kodiak Series II is priced at $2.15 million.

Continue reading Quest Aircraft Unveils PT6A-34 Powered Series II Kodiak

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

A Look at the PT6A-67AG Powered 710P Thrush A.K.A the 770 Fire Angel

In December 2017, The Aerotech Group, based in Kent Town, SA Australia, took possession of its new 710P Thrush. The purchase was made through Campbell Briggs of Statewide Aviation, Australia’s Thrush dealer, based in Moree NSW. The aircraft is powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada’s PT6A-67AG engine. This may have seemed an unusual purchase to many, as The Aerotech Group has been buying Air Tractors since the early 1980s and has been a big supporter of the brand. And it still is, currently having 12 Air Tractors in its fleet.

Continue reading A Look at the PT6A-67AG Powered 710P Thrush A.K.A the 770 Fire Angel

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

A Look at the PT6A-21 Powered TurbineAir Bonanza

This article first appeared in AOPA authored by Pete A. Bedell

For nearly 25 years, Rocket Engineering has infused mundane airplanes with blistering performance enhancements. It all started in 1989 when Rocket began adding turbos to Mooneys. Later, the company began dropping huge engines in the noses of Mooneys, creating the popular Rocket and Missile conversions. Since then, Rocket has shifted to turbine conversions, realizing that avgas for piston engines may someday become extinct.

Continue reading A Look at the PT6A-21 Powered TurbineAir Bonanza

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

Royal Flying Doctors Trust P&WC’s Fast™ Solution For Their PT6A Engines

This article originally appeared on the P&WC Airtime Blog.

For most, a flight delay is an inconvenience they would like to avoid. For Australia’s Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), however, reaching their destination on time can be critical. Thanks to P&WC’s FAST™ SOLUTION for Flight (data) Acquisition, Storage and Transmission, the organization can deliver essential care more efficiently and to the highest safety standards.

Continue reading Royal Flying Doctors Trust P&WC’s Fast™ Solution For Their PT6A Engines

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

Blackhawk secures Canadian Approval for King Air 350 Engine Upgrade

US engineering company and aftermarket specialist Blackhawk Modifications has received Canadian supplemental type certification for its XP67A engine upgrade on the Beechcraft King Air 350, and is preparing to begin work on the first retrofit for a local customer.

Continue reading Blackhawk secures Canadian Approval for King Air 350 Engine Upgrade

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS