Author: Piper Owner Society

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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Pipers Magazine December 2013

Santa’s other Little Helpers – Avionics Upgrades for the Everyday “Elf” by Bob Hart, The 12-Step Process of a Professional Paint Job by Floyd Allen, 4 Outside-the-box Gift Ideas for the Pilot in your Life by Max Lundin, How to Install A.M.R. & D. Gap Seals on your Cherokee by Wade Sullivan and Ken Davies, Safety Corner – Got Carb Ice? by Tom Turner, Featured Plane – Piper Clipper – the World’s Most-Minimum Four-Seater by Bill Cox, How YOU can awaken your inner altruism and give back to aviation by Scott Stahl

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Pipers Magazine November 2013

A Pilot’s Guide to Cold Weather Starter & Alternator Operations by Tim Gauntt, Avionics Tools for the “Light” IFR Aircraft by Bob Hart, High-tech Tools Transform Worst Case Scenario into Triumphant Tale of Survival by Max Lundin, 6 Must-have Tools for the Backyard Mechanic by Jim Cavanagh, Got Carb Ice? by Tom Turner, When Things Go Wrong – a Pilot’s Emergency Plan by Scott Stahl, To Overhaul or Reseal, that is the Question by Chris Bell, Featured Plane – Colt, Piper’s first Tri-gear Trainer by Bill Cox

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Pipers Magazine October 2013

6 Cheap & Easy Ways to Get More Speed by Bill Cox, How to Replace, Repair & Upgrade Avionics without Breaking the Bank by Bob Hart, Trusty Tips and New Tech to Get the Job Done by Max Lundin, 4 Great Reasons to Upgrade to a Three-Blade Propeller by Bilel Labidi, 6 Do-it-yourself Steps to a (relatively) Pain-Free Wing Root Seal Replacement by Wade Sullivan, How to Avoid Fuel Starvation by Thomas P. Turner, Piper-Stinson 108: The Joy of a Tailwheel by Bill Cox, 3 Basic Principles every Pilot should know BEFORE Leaving the Ground by Scott Stahl

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Pipers Magazine September 2013

Out with the Old, In with the New – Should You Dump Your Old 6-Pack for a New Glass Cockpit? by Max Lundin, Rusty Screw Remedy Stainless Steel Hardware Replacement by Jim Cavanagh, Your Avionics Panel: Part 1 Avionics “Tools” for the VFR Pilot by Bob Hart, Safety Corner – Don’t Throw Caution to the Tailwind by Jim Lauerman, Featured Plane – The Piper Super Cruiser by Bill Cox, Aviation Education – The 5 Things you Need to Know about ADS-B by Scott Stahl

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Pipers Magazine August 2013

Brake Breakdown – Part 3: Installation by Max Lundin, Spring Break in the Bahamas by Pia Hilbert, 10 Steps the Pros take to get Your Engine Flying High! by Floyd Allen, A REAL Family Plane by Lindsay Hansen, Avoid the Dangers of Not Staying Current by Jim Lauerman, Featured Plane – Piper Seminole, Say “NO” to Airspace Anxiety by Scott Stahl, What REALLY Happens in an Oil Filter during a Cold Start, A Clear View on Window Care and Replacement by Jacqueline Shipe, Runway Destinations – Page Field (KFMY) Fort Myers, Florida by Steve Lundin

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Pipers Magazine July 2013

Brake Breakdown – Part 2: Inspection, Understanding and Reducing the Risks of Mountain Flying, Cylinder Service & Selection by Jim Cavanagh, Art Mattson’s Amazing Journey by Ken Davies, How to Pick the Right Instructor by Jason Blair, Featured Plane Malibu 310: The Pleasures of Pressurization by Bill Cox, Anatomy of an Oil Filter, A Simple Guide to Alternator Understanding & Upkeep by Jacqueline Shipe, The Case for Oil Analysis and Attentive Maintenance by John A. Bradley, The Fine Art of Crashing by Bill Cox

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Pipers Magazine June 2013

4 Components you can’t afford to Ignore by Bob Hart, Find the Brakes to Fit the Way You Fly by Max Lundin, How to Build a BETTER-THAN-NEW Dakota by Roger Battistoni, Runway Destinations – Lansing Municipal Airport by Steve Lundin, Keep your Cool and Beat the Heat in Hot Flying Conditions by Mike Adams, Nuts and Bolts Basics Every Pilot should know by Scott Stahl, Featured Plane – Piper’s PA-35 Pocono by Bill Cox, The Right Way to Check Spark Plug Resistors, Red Planet Piloting by Bill Cox, How to Inspect, Test, and Maintain Injector Nozzles by Jacqueline Shipe

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Pipers Magazine May 2013

Simple Suggestions to Spruce up Your Plane’s Interior by Floyd Allen, Owner Assisted Annuals vs. Taking your Plane to the Shop by Jim Cavanagh, Tactical Flashlights by Max Lundin, Get Maximum Benefit from Your Personal Minimums by Mike Adams, Featured Plane – The Tomahawk by Bill Cox, The Stabilized Approach—Defined and Demystified by Scott Stahl, A Simple Guide to Aircraft Hose & Tubing Maintenance by Jacqueline Shipe

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Pipers Magazine April 2013

6 Simple Steps to Make your Flights Foolproof by Floyd Allen, Finding Ms. Daisy by Matt Hofeldt, An Area-by-Area Check of 7 Key Components by Floyd Allen, Featured Plane – Cherokee 180 by Bill Cox, Rough Running Engine at Idle by Jacqueline Shipe, University or FBO Which Flight School is Right for You? by Alysha Tellefson, Runway Destinations Camarillo Airport by Steve Lundin

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Pipers Magazine March 2013

4 Things you can do NOW for when you’re Ready to Sell by Chris Kirk, How to Build a Better-than-New Piper Aztec by Roger Battistoni, Piper Lance – 35 Years Later by Bill Cox, Pre-heating and Proper Maintenance Key to Cold Weather Starting by Jacqueline Shipe, Pilot Logs GATTS’ Instrument Rating Program by Larry Hall

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Pipers Magazine February 2013

Survival Gear for the Rough Landing by Steve Lundin, Featured Plane: Piper Dakota Renovating a Classic Cherokee by Bill Cox, Motorcycle on Board – A Ground Transportation Solution by David Shelton, Whipping Winter By Keith Mathiowetz, The Benefits of Oil Analysis Regular Testing Keeps Your Engine Healthy and Happy by Jacqueline Shipe

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Pipers Magazine December 2012

2012 Most Popular Pilot Holiday Gifts by Jim Cavanagh, Piper Malibu/Mirage – Medium Twin with One Engine? by Bill Cox, Install a Remote Oil Filter Kit to Make DIY Oil Change Easy by John Bradley, A Review of the Top ANR Units, The Pre-1986 Used Aircraft Market – What’s Going On? by Roger Battistoni, Revolutionizing the Aircraft Engine Preheating Industry by Aerotherm Staff

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Pipers Magazine October 2012

Charting a New Course Today’s Avionics by Floyd Allen, Piper Arrow In The Fifth Decade by Bill Cox, Powder Coating Plane Parts – An Alternative to Paint by John Bradley, A Poor Economy Creates Opportunity for Airplane Ownership by Dan Meyer, Editor’s Letter – Piper Family Reunion by Keith Mathiowetz, Fighting the Weather with Preparation and Skill by Bill Cox

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