2014 Issues

Pipers Magazine December 2014

A First-timers Guide to Flying Home for the Holidays – 12 Things ALL Pilots should know about an Unfamiliar Airport by Floyd Allen, An Introduction to Aviation Apps & Smart Technology by Bob Hart, Practical Preheating Options for the Cold Weather Pilot by Tom Ferguson, The Aircraft Owner’s Insurance Checklist by Marci Veronie, A Pilot’s Guide to Keeping Current Practice Makes Perfect Proficient by Scott Stahl, Pros & Cons of General Aviation Piston Power Plants by Bill Cox, Featured Plane – Piper Lance: Nearly 40 Years Later by Bill Cox, 5 Key Component Checks & Pre-flight Provisions to get an Idle Airplane Back in the Air by Jacqueline Shipe

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Pipers Magazine November 2014

A History of Piper and Cessna “Legacy” Avionics by Bob Hart, Exterior Lighting Options & Upgrades by Floyd Allen, Lifesaving Smoke, Fire, and Fume Fighting Tools and Procedures for the GA Pilot by Jim Chandler, The Past, Present & Future of Alternative Fuels by Jim Cavanagh, Protect Your Engine with a Proven Product and Proper Preventative Maintenance by Max Lundin

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Pipers Magazine October 2014

Pilot’s Response to the Media’s Latest Attack on General Aviation by Jim Cavanagh, Hunting from the Air? by Floyd Allen, How to Build a BETTER-than-New Seneca II and Overcome the Unexpected Challenges of Aircraft Refurbishment by Roger Battistoni, Instructing in Your Own Plane Doesn’t Have to be Risky by Mike Adams, 3 Tricks to Trim Fuel Costs, Featured Plane – Piper’s Iconic J-3 Cub by Bill Cox, Valve Clearances and Hydraulic Lifters by Jacqueline Shipe

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Pipers Magazine September 2014

ELT Stories: Why “Invest” in a 406? by Bob Hart, School Days, School Days, Flying’s Golden Rules Days by Floyd Allen, Frank Schubert: From Chicago to Mars … in a Warrior! by Rick Gardner, Featured Plane – Saratoga: Piper’s 6-Seat Entry Level Limo by Bill Cox, After the Annual “Insurance”: Don’t Discount the Double-check! by Jacqueline Shipe, 3 Good Reasons NOT to Skip the 500 Hour Magneto Inspection by Tom Ferguson

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Pipers Magazine August 2014

10 Tips and Takeaways from a First Timer’s Flight to Oshkosh by Matt Hofeldt, Everything You Need to Know about Aircraft Electrical in 1,000 Words by Jim Cavanagh, Cessna and Piper Spring Beach Paradise by Rick Gardner, $avionics: An Insider’s Advice on Shopping the Shows by Bob Hart, Veterans Airlift Command: Connecting Planes, Pilots and Combat Wounded by Sally Marks, New South Wind Heater AD … Coming soon by Cara Sandmann, The Past, Present, and Future of Concorde Battery and the Aviation Battery Industry by Max Lundin, Insuring Yourself in a Borrowed Plane by Mike Kerwin, Featured Plane – Piper Cherokee 180: The World’s Easiest Flying Airplane? by Bill Cox, Sticky Valve Salvation: How to Diagnose and Treat a Suspect Valve by Jacqueline Shipe, So, what’s the deal about the Preflight Mag Check? by Tom Ferguson

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Pipers Magazine July 2014

An Insider’s Approach to Effective Water Rescue – What YOU can do to Increase Your Odds of Survival by Randy Boone, Piper Pilot Roger Stradley Tracks from the Air by Lisa Baril, Hangar Etiquette – Don’t be That Pilot by Max Lundin, Four of America’s Most Restricted Fly Zones by Floyd Allen, Engine Management Options for the Modern GA Pilot by Bob Hart, Featured Plane – The Dakota: Piper’s answer to the Skylane by Bill Cox, Just what are those oily streaks on your constant speed propeller blades? by Tom Ferguson

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Pipers Magazine June 2014

Engine Management Options for the Modern GA Pilot by Bob Hart, A quick history of the Third Class designation and where it’s headed by Jim Cavanagh, The Skies are Full of Dogs and Cats and Parrots, Oh My! Simple Pre-flight Preparations for Pilots with Pets by Floyd Allen, Safety Corner – Recurrency Training and Insurance by Mike Kerwin, There’s Something about Mountains by Bill Cox, Featured Plane – Seneca V: Little Big Twin by Bill Cox

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Pipers Magazine May 2014

BUY a Panel, GET an Airplane? What a Pre-Purchase Inspection Won’t Tell You about the Avionics by Bob Hart, Mother’s and Father’s Day – Gift Ideas for the Pilot Parents by Floyd Allen, To Bangkok with Love – MultiCorp Makeover Transforms Weary Warrior into Better-than-New Machine by Roger Battistoni, Garmin’s GDL-39 ADS-B Receiver – ADS-B for under $1000 by Bill Cox, The Death of Cookie Cutter Design by Max Lundin, Featured Plane – Archer: In the Fourth Generation by Bill Cox, Owners: It’s Okay to Get Your Hands Dirty! by Tom Ferguson

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Pipers Magazine April 2014

Legendary Apache Conversion Transforms Piper’s Lovable “Sweet Potato” into a Better Bird … at a Practical Price by Jim Cavanagh, Flying for Business – Avionics Tools for the “Hard” IRF Pilot by Bob Hart, B-Bird is the Word – Modern Methods Used to Mitigate Bird Problems at GA Airports and Hangars by Floyd Allen, Marshall Knox: A Lifetime in the Sky by Max Lundin, Aircraft Registration & Insurance – More than Meets the Eye by Marci Veronie, Featured Plane – The Arrow by Bill Cox, Aircraft Carburetors 101 by Jacqueline Shipe

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Pipers Magazine March 2014

How Proposed Regs could Positively Impact the Future of GA by Steven Sokol, How to Use Your Airplane and Abilities to Help Others by Floyd Allen, Expert Advice on Avionics and What to Look for in a Good Deal by Bob Hart, Combat the Oft-ignored Dangers of Vibration with Dynamic Balancing by Matthew Dock, An A&P’s Perspective on Preflight Inspections – 5 Often Overlooked Preflight Precautions by Tom Ferguson

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Pipers Magazine February 2014

Avionics Tools for the SERIOUS IFR Pilot by Bob Hart, A Curious Cure for Nose Gear Shimmy by Dave McFarlane, Shopping for an Aircraft Loan? by Dan Garzelloni, New Year’s Resolutions for the GA Pilot by Floyd Allen, Insuring to Value by Michael J. Adams, Featured Plane – Piper Apache: The World’s First Modern Twin Trainer by Bill Cox

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