From Those Who Know

Richard Hansen
NONE CAN DO WHAT IT DOES When Richard Hansen bought a 690C Model 840 Twin Commander for his company, Furnas Electric, in 1988 he had no idea that, 21 years Read More
WEST VIRGINIA COMMANDER AC ExpressIt’s not easy to make a profitable go of it in aircraft charter, especially in these recessionary times. Along with competitive pricing, efficient management, and strict Read More
Stan & Bob Perkins
Stan Perkins pays what may be the highest possible compliment to his father, Bob. “We’re best friends,” Stan says. One of their common interests is flying—both are pilots, and both Read More
Bill Johnson
ONE MORE REASON TO LIKE A COMMANDER: IT’S DOG-FRIENDLY Bill Johnson bought his 690C model 840 for reasons that any Twin Commander owner will recognize. The first is performance, and Read More
Will M.
CROSS THE ATLANTIC FOR SERVICE? NO BIG DEAL willmFor most of us, flying the Atlantic in our own airplane is a dream trip, a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. For Will M.. (he Read More
WHEN IT’S HOT AND VERY HIGH, TAKE THE TWIN COMMANDER Some say that flying is all about the takeoffs and landings. What happens in between those events is the easy Read More
Twin Commanders are at their best when flying high and fast. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has long known that they also do a pretty fair job of Read More
Rob Barnett
One feature in particular makes the Twin Commander a superb platform for aerial observation missions—visibility. A high wing and engines and propellers that are positioned well aft of the cockpit Read More
Jim Schwertner
In business, when you find something that works, you stick with it. Jim Schwertner has stuck with the cattle trading business his father, Eugene Schwertner, founded in 1946, and today Read More
Gene Good
Gene Good has been flying Twin Commanders for two decades in support of Golden Giant, his Kenton, Ohio-based metal-building manufacturing and erecting company. He has logged more than 4,000 hours Read More