News Listings for Twin 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.
  • Turboprops in resurgence as fuel drains corporate wallets

    News | 22 Nov 2005 00:00

    Manufacturers step up production to keep pace with renewed interest in aircraft
  • Commanding role for Matheson in MBO

    News | 09 Nov 2005 13:57

    <P><BR>Twin Commander Aircraft has used the NBAA to announce a management buyout.<BR><BR><IMG height=258 alt=Twincommander hspace=6 src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=10317" width=208 align=left>Jim Matheson, former general manager of Twin Commander and a group vice-president of its managing services company Precision Aerospace Services, has acquired Twin Commander Aircraft and will serve as president and chief executive.<BR><BR>The decision to buy the manufacturer, according to Matheson, was based on his fondness for the product. “Twin Commander was the first company I was responsible for at Precision and it’s always been my first love. I believe in the aircraft and the testimonials from owners say it all.”<BR><BR>Matheson, who is joined by his son as a shareholder, says his immediate plans for the manufacturer is to continue to support operators and service centers, focusing on innovations that add value and longevity to the fleet. “We’re far from finished with improvements to this