Category Archives: Thinking of buying a PA-46?

If you are thinking about buying a PA-46…here’s some info that you might be interested in reading…

Malibu vs. Cessna P210

The prototypical Malibu pilot steps up from a Saratoga, Cirrus, or a Cessna 210.  All want more speed, most want pressurization, and none want the aviation budget to be stretched too far.  Any multi-engine airplane will break the budget insofar as operational … Continue reading

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Is pressurization a big deal? A Matrix revisited…

It’s the day before Christmas Eve and I got the assignment to move a Matrix from Texas to Philadelphia, PA.  My non-refundable airline ticket home from Philadelphia is already purchased, scheduled to depart at 8:20am on Christmas Eve. So I’m … Continue reading

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Got a $250k or $600k aviation budget?

See if this sounds familiar…you are a married man with a family that either loves to travel or has need of traveling, you’ve got a pilot license and 200+ hours of single-engine piston experience and an instrument rating, and you … Continue reading

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Top 17 reasons to buy/upgrade to a JetProp

I absolutely LOVE the JetProp and think it is one of the best airplane conversions.  It makes a great airplane (PA-46 Malibu) even better.   Here’s why: 1.) A Jetprop is just as easy to fly as a piston PA-46.  … Continue reading

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Thinking of buying a Matrix?

If you’ve read my stuff on this website thus far, you know I’m a huge fan of the PA-46 airframe.  So you’d think I’d be all about the new Matrix, right?  Well…yes, and no…there’s lots to love, but there’s something … Continue reading

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