Turbochargers: Taking Power Up High

Adding only about 15 percent to operating costs, turbos dramatically increase an airplane's utility. Common sense helps them last.

Full disclosure—we have a bias when it comes to turbosuperchargers. We like them. A lot. After flying them for more than 45 years and using them to get to altitudes that allowed a safe flight when we could not have even launched in a normally aspirated machine, we think that they are well worth the […]
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