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February 2023
What’s inside…

8   Piper Cherokee 180 Market Report & Tips
In-Depth Reviews and Advice From Owners
By Dan Brownell 

16   Avionics Q&A
Recommendations on Slide-ins, GPS, and More
By Bob Hart
ForeFlight’s Training Library click here
Ask Bob Hart Questions click here

20   Sky Talk
Tips and Traps in Warranties
By Scott “Sky” Smith 

24   1985 Dakota Interior Restoration and Panel Upgrade
Chad and Michelle West’s “Dream Catcher”
By Dan Brownell
Acadania Aircraft Interiors click here
Kassi Laughlin Photography
Avionics Solutions

30   How to Repaint Interior Plastic Trim
By John A. Bradley 

34   What You Need to Know About Air Traffic Control
Adapted Excerpts from The Pilot’s Guide to Air Traffic Control by Andy Watson
Buy the book click here

40   News
Millennium Cylinders Service Bulletin
Piper Wing Rib Inspection Service Bulletin

46   Hangar Tip
Annual Inspection Checklist

J-Go Aviation Annual Inspection Checklist click here

Member Activity 

37 Member Q&A
Piper Autocontrol & Century Manual Discussion (including downloads) click here
Seneca discussion: Pacific NW links click here
Garmin GFC 500 Autopilot Alert click here

42 Member Photos  


6 From the Editor 

45 Advertising Index 

On the Cover 

Cover photo of Jake McCullough’s 1965 PA-28-180 by Jack Fleetwood (