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March 2018
What’s inside …

10 An Introduction to Back Country and Mountain Flying
By Jim Cavanagh

18 Avionics
Evolution of the Autopilot
By Bob Hart

26 The View from My Hangar
So I Flew My Plane the Other Day and …
By Erich Rempert

28 Featured Plane
Skymaster 337: Cessna’s Centerline Thrust Twin
By Bill Cox

34 Tips & Tales from the Left Seat
The Night I Almost Died in a Plane
Crash … While Flying a Simulator!
By Joel Turpin

40 Zen and the Art of Airplane Ownership
Leaking Gas? Fix It Now!
By Scott Sherer

44 Lessons from the Logbook
The World of Winglets
By Bill Cox

48 Sky Talk
Groundwork: How to Prep Your Planefor a Fresh Flying Season
By Scott “Sky” Smith

54 Hangar Tip
Dum-Dum: It’s Brilliant!
By Erich Rempert

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