With no new aircraft in the pipeline, rebuilding existing models may well be the next best thing. At least that's what Twin Commander hopes, as it markets it's Grand Renaissance Commander, essentially a completely rebuilt 690-or as one service center de-scribed it, a new airplane with old sheet metal. The factory tightly controls the Grand Renaissance program, and in order to qualify, an aircraft has to be overhauled to very exacting specifications. The idea is that by allowing ...

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