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Motivational Research • Thinking of buying an airplane? Look inside.
Inbox • November 2021
SKY NEXT • The Best of What’s New
Best Aviation Tugs • The upcoming Sierra model is designed to help FBO operators prevent damage.
A Seller’s Advantage • There’s an intense market for used aircraft—depending on the model.
Next Great Flight Tail chase
I’m not planning on being a professional pilot. Why should I get an instrument rating?
Near Collisions • When a flock of geese triggers another hazard
South Lake Tahoe LDA Rwy 18 • A beautiful approach—if it’s flown VFR.
An Airport Too Far • So far, so good. Why stop now?
Strike the Right CHORRD on Takeoff • Be ready when things go wrong.
JETS: WORKING IN HIGH STYLE • THE JET MARKET DELIVERS ON CAPABILITY AND OPTIMIZED ENVIRONMENTS.
TURBOPROPS: DEPENDABLE POWER • THE TURBOPROP MARKET OFFERS CLOSE COMPETITORS.
MULTIENGINE PISTONS: ADDED BENEFITS • AN EXTRA ENGINE OFFERS REDUNDANCY AND PERFORMANCE.
SINGLE-ENGINE PISTONS: FIT YOUR MISSION • THE FIRST AIRPLANE FOR MOST PILOTS MAY BE JUST RIGHT.
Charlie • One iconic Cessna 180 has quite a story to tell.
Prodigal Son • An Oshkosh homecoming
Dogs Love Trucks • …but not always airplanes.
Wearing the Shirt • Pursuing my dream of flying led me down a winding road.
Flow • How everyday activity takes on meaning and purpose
A Wing and a Prayer • Ownership has its troubles too.
Preflight, Postflight • Make the end of one flight the start of another.
Finding the Unknown Crew