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September 2018
What’s inside …


6 Piper Aerostar
The King of Speed
By Bill Cox

16 Maintenance
The Scariest Word in Aircraft Ownership: Corrosion
Why You Need to Check for Hidden Corrosion Before it Becomes Expensive or Deadly
By Scott Sherer

24 Avionics
“Take the Load off Fanny!”
How Modern Avionics Features Can Reduce Pilot Load
By Bob Hart

30 The View from My Hangar
Have You Ever Looked at Your Mechanic’s Airplane?
Why Your Mechanic’s Life Story Matters To You
By Erich Rempert

34 Budget Restoration Projects
Precision Vertical Card Compass
By Scott Sherer

38 Sky Talk
Affordability in the 2018 Economy
Your Options for Owning, Sharing, or Leasing an Airplane
By Scott “Sky” Smith

46 Hangar Tip
Instructions for Continued Airworthiness
By Erich Rempert

5 From the Publisher
43 News & Forum Updates
45 Advertiser Index & Website Directory

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