Peterson's Performance Plus
Our pilot reports detail the inside and out of popular general aviation aircraft.
Thursday, June 1, 2006
The Cessna G1000 Skyhawk
The best-selling airplane of all time gets more sophisticated
Since the demise of the Cessna 152 in 1986, the Skyhawk has emerged as perhaps the preeminent general aviation trainer on the market. It may be ideal for that role, because it’s one of the world’s most forgiving airplanes, but until recently, no one considered it a technologically sophisticated airplane.