Piper Aztec Guide and Specs : A Class Of Its Own

Introduction Introduced in 1962 as a more powerful version of its older ‘Apache’ sibling, the first Piper Aztec featured 250 horsepower, normally aspirated Lycoming engines, a swept tail, and seating for five. Manufactured until 1982, the model moved through series A through F. The -B series rapidly followed in late 1962, with six-place seating, a …

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Altitude Indicator General Guide : How Do Altimeters Work?

Altitude is life, so being able to tell it with accuracy is of utmost importance. Altitude indicators, commonly called altimeters, are a family of instruments that can rely on various data sources to feed the pilot reliable altitude data throughout the flight. Altitude Indicators: What Are They? Altitude meters, most known by their portmanteau altimeter, …

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Piper Tomahawk Guide and Specs: Price, Features, and Performance [2022]

The Piper PA-38 Tomahawk – usually just known as the Tomahawk’ – is a fairly old aircraft, having been introduced in 1978, though it first flew in 1973. Generations of pilots have learned to fly on this two-seater single engined aircraft, for it was designed as a trainer, and that is what it has mainly …

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