Tag Archives: Bonanza

Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Q: My prop (on my Cessna 172L) is marked MTM7653. What do those numbers mean? Could I put a seaplane prop on it for better takeoff performance? A: The first two numbers are diameter in inches. The … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Q: What do you see of the current used airplane market? A: Used airplane values took a dive after the world events of 9/11, and again when the recession hit about 4 years ago. Overall I think … Continue reading

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Instrument Flight Buttonology, Garmins & Weather Technology

by Michael Kaufman At press time, Wisconsin’s and the world’s biggest aviation event, “EAA AirVenture Oshkosh” was upon us, and we can all hope that it was a safe event as many pilots traveled long distances to get there. With … Continue reading

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GPS Is The Future of Navigation

by Michael Kaufman After concentrating my column for the last four issues on autopilots, my efforts will now turn to Global Positioning System, better known as “GPS.” When asked what the invention of the decade was, many people say, the … Continue reading

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Autopilots – Part III How To Use A Flight Director

by Michael Kaufman This is the third article in a continuing series I have been writing on “autopilots.” Since beginning this series, I have encountered more issues with malfunctioning autopilots than in the previous 40 years I have been flying … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, Instrument Flight, Oct/Nov 2011 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment