Checkpoints

Alternative engines.

Around the Patch

Editor-in-Chief Marc Cook comments on how recent software enhancements improve the performance of the Grand Rapids Technologies Horizon HX EFIS.

Down to Earth

Getting the spark right. By Amy Laboda.

Rear Cockpit

Old airplanes, new pilots.
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