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Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2006

Budget Buy: Fly yourself I really enjoyed reading your article on Jim Juneau's beautiful 1983 Piper Turbo Arrow IV ("Budget Buy: Fly Yourself," September Pilot). I've been looking for an article like this for a while.

AOPA's Win a Six in '06 Sweepstakes

Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2006

A classy paint job for a classy classic When it comes to measuring the progress of an AOPA sweepstakes airplane, a new paint job makes a real statement. Sure, a topnotch engine overhaul is essential to the project, but the engine is out of sight, tucked away under the cowl.

Budget Buy

Pilot Magazine | Sep 01, 2006

Beating the airlines in a Turbo Arrow Since Texas is 801 statute miles top to bottom, and 773 miles side to side, Dallas trial attorney Jim Juneau found himself constantly flying short hops on the airlines to serve his statewide clients. He had always wanted to learn to fly, but couldn't find the time for training.

The Alaskan Solution

Pilot Magazine | Jun 01, 2006

An article in the January 2005 issue of AOPA Pilot magazine, "How Low Do They Go?" by Tim Wright, attracted my attention, since I am interested in the interactions between civilian and military aviators. These interactions became more significant in the interior of Alaska in the early to mid-1990s, when the U.S.

AOPA's Win a Six in '06 Sweepstakes

Pilot Magazine | Feb 01, 2006

The AOPA sweepstakes project prepares to take on a life of its own It's that time again — time to start another AOPA sweepstakes project airplane on a flight plan that could have your home airport as its destination. This year, we'll be giving away a fully refurbished 1967 Piper Cherokee Six 260.

AOPA 2005 Sweepstakes

Article | Dec 01, 2005

This airplane will command respect Woe is me — my time as pilot in command of the 2005 AOPA Commander Countdown Sweepstakes airplane is drawing to an end. By the time you read this, N112WN and I will be saying our goodbyes.

New Aircraft

Pilot Magazine | Oct 01, 2005

The Citation XLS: Excelling the Excel Cessna has yet another member in its Citation family of business jets. The Citation XLS (model designator CE-560XL), like its stablemate, the CJ3, was brought to market in 2003, and now some 52 XLSs are flying.

AOPA 2005 Sweepstakes

Pilot Magazine | Oct 01, 2005

The Commander turned heads in Oshkosh Take an extremely well-equipped, thoughtfully modified Rockwell Commander 112A, dress it up with a coat of artfully applied paint in an eye-catching scheme, and install a tastefully appointed leather interior — then add seven sunny days and thousands of AOPA members. The result is a lovefest that's spiced up by the certainty that one lucky pilot will soon be flying the object of everyone's affection.

AOPA 2005 Sweepstakes

Article | Jul 01, 2005

Lots of great mods make the Commander a standout In January, Howard Aviation began installing Chelton's FlightLogic EFIS (electronic flight information system) in the AOPA 2005 Commander Countdown Sweepstakes airplane, a 1974 Rockwell Commander 112A. In March, the Chelton FlightLogic EFIS helped guide adventurer Steve Fossett around the world nonstop in the Virgin Atlantic Global Flyer.

The Sands of Time

Pilot Magazine | May 01, 2005

By the end of January 1942 Hitler's Deutsches Afrika Korps had again pushed back British and Allied forces, this time taking the port city of Benghazi in Libya. In a series of seesaw desert wins and defeats it soon became obvious that Germany, led by the brilliant Gen.