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BEHIND THE LENS
WHY TO BUY • We help you navigate a simmering marketplace and find reasons to make that purchase.
INNOVATING AND BUILDING ON A 100-YEAR LEGACY • We’re giving you more to read, with new tools to come.
GENERAL AVIATION • A community like no other
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KETCHIKAN, ALASKA RNAV (GPS)-B (PAKT) • Consider flying this approach even in VFR conditions.
LOOK OUT, RAPID CITY! • A return to ‘needle, ball, and airspeed’ saves a B-24 crew.
A WING AND A PRAYER • Taking a PC-12 aft of the limit
JETS A HOT AND HIGH MARKET
TURBOPROPS A RETURN TO ROSY SKIES
PISTONS ENDURING INVESTMENTS FOR CAPABLE MOUNTS
LIGHT SPORT MAKES THE MISSION FUN • From modern trainers to recreational rides you build yourself.
BUYING EXPERIMENTAL • Consider these expert tips before purchasing a homebuilt aircraft.
FIVE TIPS FOR FINDING YOUR PERFECT AIRPLANE • It’s time to ‘think outside the box.’
NEW LIFE FOR LEGACY TURBOPROPS • So you like your ‘Old Faithful’—why not teach it a few new tricks?
STRONG HEADWINDS, BUT NOT A STORM • The current insurance market reflects the times.
PILOT WATCHES • What’s on your wrist?
BUILDING THE DREAM: PART 2 • A change of course
LAZY PILOTS • ‘Questionable superlatives’
FLYING THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS AIRLIFT • Precise planning and coordination make for an impressive aerial ballet.
MOVING ON UP • If you want to buy the airplane of your dreams, you might need an IFR rating.
QUALIFICATION SHORTAGE? • The unanticipated consequences of hiring incentives
WHY ME, LORD? • It turns out that bad things happen in threes.
HIGH TIMES IN THE ELECTRIC ZOO • Countless ideas fly about in the airspace of today’s technology.
1943 BEECH 17-L STAGGERWING • An executive transport for vintage times