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Article: The Way Of Active Winglets

Fortunately, airplanes don't deal much in real mousetraps, but every once in a while, someone comes along and invents a better one.

Article: Getting A Lot For A Little

As much as we'd all like to purchase a newer, bigger or faster airplane, the reality for most of us in these economic doldrums is that we can't. ...

Article: 10 Sexiest Airplanes

We thought we were doing something really clever when we came up with the "10 Sexiest Airplanes" idea. It wasn't until we delved into making up the list that we came face-to-face with the need to define the term "sexy."

Article: Choice Aftermarket Stops for Turboprops

American Aviation Inc. American Aviation at Coeur d'Alene Airport in Idaho offers modifications for Beechcraft King Airs, Piper Cheyennes and Cessna Conquests. ...

Article: Our 10 Favorite Cirrus SR22S

It’s fair to say that Cirrus changed general aviation in a way that hasn’t been seen since the halcyon days following World War II, when it seemed everybody built airplanes.

Article: It’s The Little Things: Refurbishing On A Dime

With recent news of declining new-aircraft sales, it's pretty clear that we may be in it for the long haul when it comes to a full economic recovery. ...

Article: Saddling Up A Colt

It's not the biggest, strongest or fastest stallion in the paddock. But the spirited two-place Piper Colt PA-22-108 serves as a perfect mount for pilots seeking a trusty, uncomplicated steed over a high-strung, pricey thoroughbred.

Article: FADEC Comes Of Age

Face it. Computers are taking over the world. Like it or not, more and more of those functions we used to perform manually are being accomplished faster and more efficiently with electronic assistance.

Article: Upgrade Your Plane! Part III

When purchasing an aircraft, the selection criteria usually relate to mission capabilities such as seating capacity, speed, range, weather capabilities, etc. Consequently, the first engine-related decision that most aircraft owners make comes at TBO...

Article: Upgrade Your Plane! Part II

While having a modern, state-of-the-art panel may be a dream, this is no dream article. Given today’s economy, we’re taking a practical look at the best real-world solutions for getting maximum functionality without having to sell a kidney for fin...

Article: Upgrade Your Plane! Part I

From time to time, Plane & Pilot embarks on a proverbial aircraft-upgrade project and chronicles the progress for the enjoyment and edification of readers.

Article: Project 182, Part III

Article: In Love With The AT-6

On the ground, a T-6 Texan looks...

Article: Flying With Speed Brakes

I was flying with a buddy in my...

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Article: Redressing A Skylane: Project 182, Part II

Someone in the aircraft...

Article: Project 182, Part I

Here at Plane & Pilot, we seem to enjoy...