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February 2024

What’s inside…

8 Featured Plane 
Silver Hawk:  A Legendary Look at a special 1981 Skyhawk 
By Diana Jones with Bob Wieneke

20 Avionics  
Active WX & Traffic  
By Bob Hart  

 26 Sky Talk  
Logbooks and Keeping Records 
By Scott “Sky” Smith 

32 Detecting a Leaking Exhaust Valve 
By Jacqueline Shipe 

38 12 Steps to a Successful Pre-Buy Process  
By John Brown 

44 Industry News    

46 Hangar Tip   
Headset Controller Holder
By Scott Sherer

Member Activity  
41 Member Q&A   

6 From the Publisher  
45 Advertising Index  

 On the Cover  
Photo of Bob and Margot Wieneke’s 1981 Cessna 172 ‘Silver Hawk’ by Jack Fleetwood (