Austria to USA in a DA62

By: Deanna Wallace, CFIIM and International Ferry Pilot My list of “rules” regarding international ferry flying is growing. The number one rule, as presented to me by Joe Casey on my very first international ferry trip, is “always stay flexible”…and boy, has that one been put to the test on numerous occasions. I have now…

An Existential Threat…

One of my good customers, Dave Boyle, had an unusual occurrence recently, and I thought it might help the PA46 community to understand the situation.  Dave is an excellent pilot, is the self-assigned “maintenance manager” in the 3-person partnership that owns a very nice 1987 Malibu, and is a good friend to our PA46 Community.…

No-Boot Matrix?

When Scott arrived at M-Class earlier this month, his airplane drew lots of attention.  Although undoubtedly a PA-46, his Matrix is distinctively different for a few reasons.  Here’s the story in his own words…thanks Scott for telling the story!  

Ryne’s Ferry Flight from Oman to the USA

Ryne is a CFII/MEI that flies King Air’s, Malibu’s, and a whole bunch of other airplanes.  As my right-hand man, I thought the experience of an International Ferry Flight from the Middle East to North America via the North Atlantic would be a huge confidence-booster.  It was not only a confidence booster, but it also…

“Mea Culpa…”

From Joe…Staton West is an Instructor Pilot, Instrument Flight Examiner, and Pilot-in-Command in the US Army in both fixed and rotary-wing aircraft, has been deployed to war zones more times than you have fingers, is a true aviation aficionado, and one of my best friends.  I make every effort to publish just about anything he…