Speed and Cash: What Will $10,000 Buy?

You can buy mods that will make your airplane faster, but at what cost? We think, if you shop carefully, 10 grand can buy 10 knots.

Speed costs money. That’s why few airplanes coming out of the factory were optimized for speed—it costs staggering sums of money to certificate a production airplane and at some point, the engineers and bean counters threw up their hands and shouted, “That’s enough!”   While the cruel realities of squared functions when it comes to […]
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