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October 2019
What’s inside …

8 Featured Plane: Cessna 177 RG
Living proof that if it looks good, it will fly well
By Bill Cox

16 Avionics
Aspen to the Max!
The “new” EFD1000 Pro Max
By Bob Hart

22 Maintenance
Preflight Like a Rookie
Why student pilots preflight better
By John Loughmiller

26 Sky Talk
Fall Checkup
Keep your airplane airworthy through the cold
By Scott “Sky” Smith

32 Member Restoration
From ’60s Queen to American Dream
By Katie Holliday-Greenley

46 Hangar Tip
Start Your Preflight With the Pilot
By Scott Sherer

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