2013 Issues

Cessna Owner Magazine December 2013

8 Safety Corner: Carb Ice
10 12 Step Process for Professional Paint Job + 5 Ways to Protect It
16 6 Must-Have Tools for the DIY Mechanic
24 Avionics Upgrades
38 Altruism: Give Back to Aviation
40 Cessna 340 Review: Pressurized Twin
66 Airplane Cable Tensions and Control Surface Rigging
70 Identify and Troubleshoot Aircraft Alternator Issues

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Cessna Owner Magazine November 2013

8 Understanding Limits of Liability
10 Avionics Tools for the Light IFR Aircraft
20 Inspection and Troubleshooting Tips for Your Combustion Heater
24 Deniece De Priester’s Hudson River Landing
28 Cold Weather Starter and Alternator Operations
38 Aerial Photography for Fun and Profit
42 Should You Overhaul or Reseal the Prop
44 Featured Plane: Skylane Turbo Diesel
54 A Pilot’s Emergency Plan
60 Is It OK for Fuel to Drip from the Left Wing Fuel Vent?
66 How to Keep Good Sparks From Spark Plugs

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Cessna Owner Magazine October 2013

8 How to Avoid Fuel Starvation
10 A Pilot’s Guide to Staying Current
16 4 Great Reasons to Upgrade to a 3-Blade Propeller
18 Glass in a Classic Cessna 195
26 Trusty Tips for a Propeller Inspection
30 6 Inexpensive Ways to Satisfy Your Need for Speed
36 Avionics on a Budget
44 Destination Alaska
50 Cessna 185: King Kong of Taildraggers
60 20 Basic Items Every Pilot Should Pack
68 Engine Oil System Maintenance

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Cessna Owner Magazine September 2013

8 Don’t Throw Caution to the Tailwind
10 Avionics Tools for the VFR Pilot, Part 1
18 Should You Dump Your 6-Pack for a Glass Cockpit?
24 The Curious Case of the Hacienda Cessna
32 Cessna 150: The Civilian Stearman
40 The Preflight Mag Check
46 ADS-B Awareness
52 Cessna Tire Care and Maintenance
56 Destination: Temecula, California

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Cessna Owner Magazine August 2013

8 Safety Corner: Flying Isn’t Like Riding a Bike
10 Brake Breakdown: Part 3 – Installation
24 Tips from the Tower: Opinions From the Other Side of the Mic
32 Proper Planning for Large Venues
38 Stainless Steel: Remedies for Rusty Screws
42 5 Points to Know About Your Annual Inspection
46 How to Deal With Anxiety at Busy Airports
58 The Right Way to Start a Cold Engine
68 Window Care and Replacement
74 Destinations: Fort Myers, Florida

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Cessna Owner Magazine July 2013

8 How to Pick the Right Instructor
10 Repair and Replacement Options for Cylinder Overhaul
24 Brake Breakdown: Part 2 – Inspection, the 4 Basic Components
34 10 Steps of an Engine Overhaul
40 3 Basic Takeoff Principles
46 Destination: Caribbean Sky Tours
56 Cessna 175 Skylark: Geared for Performance
68 How to Recognize Spark Plug Build-Up
72 Pros and Cons of GA Piston Powerplants
80 The Proper Use of Form 337
88 Alternator Understanding and Upkeep

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Cessna Owner Magazine June 2013

8 Beat the Heat in Hot Flying Conditions
10 Brake Breakdown: Part 1 – Find the Right Brakes
16 Don’t Forget Avionics at Annual Time
28 Maintenance Basics Every Pilot Should Know
34 Featured Plane: 207 Stationair, Cessna’s Stretched Single
44 The Right Way to Check Spark Plug Resistors
49 How to Inspect, Test, and Maintain Fuel Injector Nozzles
54 Destination: Baton Rouge
60 Piloting on Mars
68 Destination: Lansing, Illinois

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Cessna Owner Magazine May 2013

8 Get the Maximum Benefit From Your Personal Minimums
10 Simple Suggestions to Spruce Up Your Cessna Interior
18 Guide to Owner Assisted Annuals
30 The Fine Art of Crashing
34 Best Tactical Flashlights for Cessna Owners
48 What To Do When a Safe Landing Is In Doubt
52 Featured Plane: 182 Skylane, Cessna’s Preeminent Plane
60 Guide to Cessna Hose and Tubing Maintenance
66 How to Prepare and Pack for an Unfamiliar Destination

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Cessna Owner Magazine April 2013

8 Lessons Learned
12 6 Simple Steps to Make Your Flight Foolproof
18 Angle of Attack Indicators
30 Wake Your Plane from Hibernation: Area-by-Area Check
34 The Cardinal 177: Plane of the ’70s
48 University or FBO – Which Flight School is Right For You?
52 Pre-heating and Proper Maintenance: Key to Cold Winter Starting
64 Destination Camarillo Airport (CMA)

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