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It's not easy to find a tug/tow bar assembly substantial enough to handle the job adequately and still be portable enough to be carried aboard.

Big Talk

The standalone com radio lives on—smarter, more flexible and affordable than ever.

uAvionix AV-30

A compact standalone EFIS at an affordable price.

Garmin aera 760

A capable bigger-screen portable GPS edges into tablet territory. Is it better?

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