Casey Aviation Founder/Chief Pilot/DPE/CPIIMHG/ATP

JetPROP freezing fuel?

There’re lots of reason to love the JetPROP conversion, but one of the best is the fact that it retains the baggage compartment. Absolutely functional, it is a great place to carry additional baggage, throw a bag or two from the aft baggage when countering an aft CG situation, and a handy place to put…

JetShades

Go to JetShades.com These guys have got a super product! When I first heard of JetShades I had visions of some weak, pathetic liner that was going to be suction-cupped up on the window. I envisioned a thin layer of film that knocked down some sun, but left the cockpit still warm and with me…

PC12 from Italy to USA ferry flight

Every now and then you meet someone interesting that challenges your perspective.  Such was the case recently with Darrell Freeman, the owner of a super-nice PC12.  Darrell had a “bucket-list” dream of flying his family and friends to Egypt to see the pyramids, and I got to be part of the deal.  Darrell flew with…

JetPROP from USA to England

I’ve been around N14EF for quite some time, having been part of the acquisition/sale of this fine airplane for the last 3 owners.  It is a fine PT6-21 version with lots of time remaining on the engine, a nice Avidyne Avionics panel, and interior/exterior aesthetics that are gorgeous.  I performed Buyer-Agent services for the newest…

Continental 520 with a 2-blade prop

Do lower numbers really mean a lesser product?  Is an iPhone 6 really better than an iPhone 5? Is a PT6-35 really better than a PT6-34? Is a 4-blade prop better than a 3-blade prop or a 2-blade prop?  And is a Continental 550 really better than a Continental 520?  The answer is to all…