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ABSWeb Webinar

ABSWeb #022

Flying Turbonormalized Bonanzas
Webinar date: November 10, 2020
Time: 1900 Central Time/0100Z November 11

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About this Presentation
Addition of an aftermarket turbocharging system—a turbonormalizer—is a popular modification for many Bonanza owners. Kevin Crozier is a BPPP instructor, FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER) and an independent consultant to Tornado Alley Turbo. In this program Kevin will address considerations for installing and operating a turbonormalized airplane, including:

  • Determining if a turbonormalized Bonanza or upgrading your own Bonanza is right for you.
  • How to safely and efficiently operate your turbonormalized Bonanza in all phases of flight.
  • How to handle emergencies in turbonormalized aircraft.

Viewers will be able to type in their questions to be answered during the event. We’ll explain how to do so at the beginning of the webinar.

Although this American Bonanza Society program is oriented toward pilots of Beech Bonanzas, Debonairs, Barons and Travel Airs, the discussion, techniques and procedures described are valuable to the pilot of any airplane.

Presenter
Kevin Crozier has been passionate about aviation since his youth, taking his first flying lesson at 13 in a Beechcraft Musketeer in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Today, Kevin is the caretaker of a turbonormalized 1981 A36 Bonanza which he has owned since 2010. So far in his flying career he has accumulated over 2200 hours total time with over 1600 hours in Bonanzas - most of that in turbonormalized A36s.  Kevin is a BPPP CFI and a software DER.  He is the owner of Ktronics Aero Services located near Austin, Texas.

Sponsor
This ABSWeb presentation is funded by generous donations from members of the American Bonanza Society.

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American Bonanza Society
The American Bonanza Society serves Beechcraft enthusiasts by sharing valuable safety, technical and educational resources, and by promoting interaction among and advocacy on behalf of its members.

ABS is the premier association for Bonanza, Baron, Debonair, and Travel Air enthusiasts, with 9,800+ members who own, fly, or have a sincere interest in these Beechcraft models. Learn more at www.bonanza.org

Course overview
During this presentation we covered:

  1. Turbonormalizing systems available for Beech airplanes
  2. Pros and cons of turbonormalizing
  3. How managing a turbonormalizer differs from a normally aspirated engine
  4. Turbocharger-related emergency procedures
  5. Answers to viewer questions

The American Bonanza Society serves Beechcraft enthusiasts by sharing valuable safety, technical and educational resources, and by promoting interaction among and advocacy on behalf of its members. ABS is the premier association for Bonanza, Baron, Debonair, and Travel Air enthusiasts, with over 10,000 members who own, fly, or have a strong interest in these Beechcraft models.