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Pilots

Pilot Magazine | Sep 01, 2000

Twenty miles into the Nevada desert, the ritz, glitz, and excess of Las Vegas fade into rock, dust, and boundless sky. This is the town of Jean, allegedly named for Jean Peters, the actress and former wife of the late billionaire/aviator/recluse Howard Hughes.

Postcards: Birthplace of Aviation: Southern Ohio

Pilot Magazine | Sep 01, 2000

As we walked to her car, my tour guide, Liz, was indignant. "We have a terrible feud going with North Carolina," she explained.

AOPA "Timeless Tri-Pacer" 1998 Sweepstakes

Pilot Magazine | Dec 01, 1998

Finishing the work on our yearlong restoration No doubt about it. The tension increased during AOPA Expo this October for the upcoming selection of a winner for the Timeless Tri-Pacer.

AOPA "Timeless Tri-Pacer" 1998 Sweepstakes

Pilot Magazine | Apr 01, 1998

Undertaking restoration of the Timeless Tri-Pacer's airframe You never know what you'll find when you open up a 40-year-old airplane, particularly one swathed in fabric. Will the stories told by the airframe be of hardship and neglect or of easy living and fanatical upkeep? A lot depends on continuing maintenance, use of the airplane, and, quite honestly, luck.

AOPA "Timeless Tri-Pacer" 1998 Sweepstakes

Pilot Magazine | Feb 01, 1998

We embark upon the restoration of the Timeless Tri-Pacer John Lammers stood by the edge of the runway and watched his (or, what used to be his) red-and-white Piper Tri-Pacer take the active. As the jaunty little airplane rushed down the runway — OK, it was cool out and I was alone — Lammers grabbed his radio and called, "Good luck, Marc.

Pilot Products

Pilot Magazine | Sep 01, 1997

Pilot Avionics DNC Headset Add one more reasonably priced active noise-canceling headset to this growing market segment. Pilot Avionics' new PA 17-76 Direct Noise Canceling headset, with a $599 suggested retail price (you'll likely be able to buy it for less than $400), does an admirable job of taming harmful noise and frequency levels and is also ergonomically friendly.

Buck-Fifty and Change

Pilot Magazine | Feb 01, 1997

C.J. Sury didn't intend to own the first and last Cessna 150s built.