Plane & Pilot
Thursday, January 1, 2004

Reader's Choice Awards


Listed below are the results from the January/February 2003 Reader’s Choice Awards: Multi-Function Display category.

1st place: Garmin GNS 530
www.garmin.com/products/gns530

2nd place: UPS Aviation Technologies’ MX20
www.upsat.com

3rd place: Chelton Flight Systems’ Synthetic Vision EFIS
www.cheltonflightsystems.com

Listed below are the results from the March/April 2003 Reader’s Choice Awards: New Aircraft category.

All-time favorite new aircraft:
1st place: Cirrus SR22
www.cirrusdesign.com

2nd place: Lancair Columbia 300
www.lancair.com

3rd place: Raytheon Beechcraft Bonanza A36
www.raytheonaircraft.com

Favorite single-engine, fixed-gear new aircraft (200 hp or less):
1st place: Cirrus SR20
www.cirrusdesign.com

2nd place: Cessna 172SP
http://skyhawksp.cessna.com/

3rd place: Tiger Aircraft’s Tiger
www.tigeraircraft.com

Favorite single-engine, fixed-gear new aircraft (more than 200 hp):

1st place: Cirrus SR22
www.cirrusdesign.com

2nd place: Lancair Columbia 300
www.lancair.com

3rd place: Cessna 182
http://skylane.cessna.com

Favorite single-engine, retractable-gear new aircraft (four seats or less):
1st place: Mooney Ovation2
www.mooney.com

2nd place: Commander 115TC
www.commanderair.com/index.html

3rd place: New Piper Arrow
www.newpiper.com/fleet/arrow/index.asp

Favorite single-engine, retractable-gear new aircraft (five seats or more):
1st place: Raytheon Beechcraft Bonanza A36
www.raytheonaircraft.com

2nd place: New Piper Mirage 2002
www.newpiper.com/fleet/mirage/index.asp

3rd place: New Piper Saratoga II TC
www.newpiper.com/fleet/saratogaIItc/index.asp

Favorite multi-engine new aircraft:
1st place: Raytheon Beechcraft Baron 58
www.raytheonaircraft.com

2nd place: Adam Aircraft A500
www.adamaircraft.com/specifications.asp

3rd place: New Piper Seneca V
www.newpiper.com/fleet/senecav/index.asp

Favorite taildragger:
1st place: Aviat Husky
www.aviataircraft.com/aircraft/husky.htm

2nd place: Maule M-7
http://www.mauleairinc.com/Our_Planes/Maule_M-7-235B_and_235C/maule_m-7-235b_and_235c.html

3rd place: Waco Classic YMF
www.wacoclassic.com


Listed below are the results from the May/June 2003 Reader’s Choice Awards: Headsets category.

Favorite passive noise reduction headset:
1st place: David Clark Company, Inc. H10-13.4
www.davidclark.com/headsetpgs/h10-134.htm

2nd place: LightSPEED QFR Solo SS
www.anrheadsets.com/productsqfrs-ss.html

3rd place: Telex Air 3500
www.telex.com/aircraft

Favorite active noise reduction headset:
1st place: Bose Aviation Headset X
www.bose.com/anrheadset/

2nd place: David Clark Company, Inc. H10-13XL
www.davidclark.com/headsetpgs/h10-13xl.htm

3rd place: LightSPEED Thirty 3G
www.lightspeedaviation.com/products30-3g.html


Listed below are the results from the July/August 2003 Reader’s Choice Awards: Engine Analyzers category.

1st place: Avidyne’s EMax Engine & Fuel Monitor
www.avidyne.com/emax

2nd place: J.P. Instruments’ EDM-800
www.jpinstruments.com/edm_800.html

3rd place: Vision Microsystems’ VM 1000 Engine Management System
www.visionmicrosystems.com

Listed below are the results from the September/October 2003 Reader’s Choice Awards: PDA Software category.

1st place: Control Vision’s Anywhere WX
www.anywheremapwx.com

2nd place: CoPilot 4.3
http://lauriedavis9.tripod.com/copilot/

3rd place: GPS Pilot.com’s Fly 5.1
www.gpspilot.com/AirModule.htm


Listed below are the results from the November/December 2003 Reader’s Choice Awards: Electronic Flight Bags category.

Favorite Electronic Flight Bags
1st place: Paperless Cockpit LT P-600 EFB
www.paperlesscockpit.com

2nd place: FlightPrep ChartCase
www.flightprep.com/rootpage.php?page=chartcase640

3rd place: ApproachView TD-840
www.approachview.com/Index_high.htm





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