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Article: Beechcraft Bonanza G36

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Article: Fixed-Gear Speed Demon

If you fly most of your flights on the West Coast or rely on your airplane for on-demand business or personal travel to virtually any destination, turbocharging is more than a convenience.

Article: Step Up To The Super

To stare out at the world from either seat in a Waco is to wonder where we’ve been and where we’re going.

Article: King Kong "Little" Cub

I used to have a buddy in the drag-racing business who claimed that given enough horsepower, you could push a Peterbilt through the Mach in a quarter mile. ...

Also labeled: LSAs

Article: Capetown Racing

Given this 50:1 advantage, floatplanes or seaplanes make a lot of sense; there are many places you can land, plus you can reach interesting locations you never considered in a land plane.

Article: Cirrus SR22T: Turbo Without the STC

Has it really been a full decade since Alan and Dale Klapmeier introduced the first version of the airplane that would eventually conquer the general aviation world? ...

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Article: 2010 Remos GX Avıator II The Joy Of Flight

A high, dense line of clouds has moved over Great Barrington Airport (GBR) in western Massachusetts.

Article: 2010 Remos GX Avıator II

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Article: High-Class Cruiser

This is the story of three jaw-dropping moments that followed my introduction to the gorgeous, new Tecnam P2008. This is the story of three...

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Article: Evolution Of An Original

About a decade ago, I was hired to fly an Aerostar 700 from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, to London, U.K., with Captain Mike Miller, chief pilot for Cathay Pacific Airways. ...

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Article: The Most Affordable Singles

While our last buyer’s guide [“Buyer’s Mini-Guide To Four-Seat Singles,” P&P April 2010] included a smorgasbord of new airplanes, this one deals with used aircraft and draws from an even wider field.

Article: Piper Matrix: The Second-Year Test

When Cessna introduced the P210 back in 1978, I was one of those idiots who predicted they’d have a hard time selling “any single-engine piston airplane with a base price over $100,000.”

Article: Top 20 Tips For Buying An Airplane

There’s no feeling that matches that of buying an airplane.

Article: 8GCBC Scout: Up In Flames

I was standing beside the runway at Fox River Airport in Rochester, Wis., home airport to American Champion Aircraft (www.amerchampionaircraft.com), to see the company’s stalwart 8GCBC...

Article: Now And Future LSA

Remember those grade-school history-book pictures of Conestoga wagons with “California or bust” painted on their sides? R...

Article: Buyer’s Mini-Guide To Four-Seat Singles

Traditional wisdom has it that most light airplane buyers purchase two seats more than they need.

Article: Bear 360: Living The Warbird Dream!

Designed for aspiring warbird pilots who lack the funds for a P-51 Mustang, the Bear 360 has a price tag roughly equivalent to that of a new Cessna 172.

Article: Cessna 162 Skycatcher

Also labeled: Aircraft, LSAs, Specs, Trainers

Article: Cessna 162 Skycatcher: It’s Here!

The proliferation of LSA since the FAA announced the first approval at Sun ’n Fun 2005 has been little short of amazing.

Article: 170-Knot SUV

As one of the premier general aviation manufacturers, Cessna has always enjoyed something of a utility image.

Article: Rocky Mountain High: The Aviat Husky

4:19 a.m. That’s what the clock read as I stared at it for the fifth time in an hour. I was trying to sleep and it just wasn’t working.

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Article: Bonanza In The 6th Decade

When I was a college student about XX years ago, one of the coolest cars on the planet was the Jaguar XKE.

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Article: Mooney Ovation 3: Turbo Performance Without The Turbo

Article: A New Cirrus With A New Boss

Article: Caravan for the Jet Set

Ride in the back of Brian Linehan’s new Grand Caravan, and you’d hardly know you were traveling in a $2 million single-engine turboprop rather than in a $6 to $8 million corporate twin jet.

Article: 2009 Cessna 172S: Skyhawk In Year 53

Is it just me, or does the Cessna Skyhawk seem younger than 53? After...

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Article: 1953 Piper PA20 Pacer

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Article: Improbable Pacer


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Article: 2009 Diamond DA40 XLS

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Article: King Me!

If you’re c...