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August 2018
What’s inside …

6 Featured Plane: Cessna 180
The Bush Bird Par Excellence
By Bill Cox

14 Advice From a Skywagon Trainer
How and Why to Fly a Skywagon
By Andrew Dilworth

20 Avionics
Evolution of the Portable
By Bob Hart

30 The View from My Hangar
Why is My Plane So Slow?
By Erich Rempert

36 Sky Talk
Your Next Challenge: Avoiding the Drones
By Scott “Sky” Smith

42 Budget Restoration Projects
USB Power for Your Plane
By Scott Sherer

46 Evolution of In-Cockpit Weather
Why You Should Seriously Consider Upgrading to SiriusXM
By Scott Sherer

54 Hangar Tip
Lucas Spray Wax Does it All in One Bottle
By Erich Rempert

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