News Listings for Commander Aircraft

  • Twin Commander crack checks reprieve

    News | 08 Oct 2013 23:00 | David Learmount

    Some operators of Twin Commander 690A/B model twin turboprop business aircraft have been given a reprieve from being compelled to carry out immediate repair work in the area of the type's rear pressure bulkhead.
  • NBAA: SimCom extends Mu-2 and Twin Commander pilot training

    News | 12 Oct 2011 14:43 | David Learmount

    SimCom Training Centers has signed an agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to extend the provision of Mu-2 twin-turboprop pilot simulator training for another 10 years. SimCom had originally taken over Mu-2 training from FlightSafety International in 2001.
  • NBAA 2008: Firstmark has a new Twin

    News | 07 Oct 2008 22:30

    Firstmark has a new Twin
  • Dubai 2007: Keeping the Commanders flying

    News | 12 Nov 2007 00:00

    Owners of ageing Twin Commander piston and turboprop aircraft will now be able to buy new nose landing gear steering cylinders. The new parts are being made by Twin Commander Aircraft LLC, which provides support and upgrades for the business twin-props, which were built by Aero Commander and Rockwell between the 1950s and 1970s. The first new steering cylinders will be available from November. They follow the introduction of protective boots for rudder pedal stems, control column pedestals and a new digital fuel quantity indicating system.
  • Concorde is the seat of power

    News | 25 Sep 2007 10:55

    <P>One company that makes the halls light up with a sparkle is Concorde Battery (booth 7342). </P> <P>The West Corvina, California company manufactures premium quality lead-acid batteries, including valve regulated (sealed) lead-acid batteries (VRB) for aircraft, emergency back-up, and photovoltaic applications as well as flooded lead-acid batteries for commercial and military aircraft. </P> <P>Director of marketing and vice-president OEM sales Lynda Gardiner says original equipment batteries are supplied to Adam Aircraft, American Champion, American Eurocopter, Aviat, Bombardier, Cessna, Columbia, Commander Aircraft, Dassault, Diamond, Enstrom Helicopter, Erickson Air Crane, Extra, Gippsland, Grob, Gulfstream, Hawker Beechcraft, JetProp, Liberty Aerospace, Maule, Micco, Mooney, Pilatus, Piper Aircraft, Robinson Helicopter, Scaled Composites, Schweizer, Seawind, Sino Swearingen, Slingsby Aviation, Socata, Twin Commander, Van’s, Zlin, and other airframe manufacturers.</P> <P>“We are
  • Luscombe set for renaissance

    News | 19 Jun 2006 23:00

    Production of 1940s-vintage aircraft restarted