Published by : Rick McGuire

Twin Cessna Training Facility

Aircraft Simulator Training, a Twin Cessna training facility, is finishing their Central United States facility in Burnet, Texas at Craddock Field (KBMQ). Based on its previous record in California, the new facility is designed to handle four simulators including the only full-motion, six-degree-of-freedom, general aviation simulator. They are taking reservations for training. Training for Twin

Even a Mooney can be Tricky

Even though I am the lead twin instructor at Aircraft Simulator Training, my commuter office aircraft is my Mooney. As I have aged I am more a twin engine guy with about 50 hours a month in the air mostly twins.  I not only use my aircraft for training but I commute in my twins. 

Losing An Engine With Your Family On Board

Today I had a long telephone conversation with a very astute aviation expert. He has been involved up the “food chain” of aviation for years. I am not mentioning names, but we have conversed on AVIATION SAFETY for years. I told him I was working on the aviation failure accidents for the last 19 years

Not Your Mother’s Piper Cub

Did you ever wonder why insurance companies on larger twin engine cabin class aircraft require initial and recurrent training? Is it just a ploy to raise rates?  Is it a mad underwriter who just wants you to jump through hoops?  Could it be the aircraft are complex and operating them have to be up to