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December 2017
What’s inside …

10 Panel Annals
Part 1: Forming a Plan
By Tom Machum

16 Texas Skyways’ 310-horsepower Skylane
A Whole Other Kind of Airplane!
By Jim Cavanagh

38 NextGen Update: Did You Know?
By Scott Sherer

46 On a Mission
Michigan Repair Facility Seeks Volunteers in Effort to Save Older Cessna Retractables
By Scott Sherer

22 Featured Plane
The 177 Cardinal: Cessna’s “Airplane of the `70s”
By Bill Cox

28 Avionics
Lightspeed Aviation & the Evolution of the Modern Headset
By Bob Hart

40 Lessons from the Logbook
Secrets of Johnston Island
By Bill Cox

48 Tips & Tales from the Left Seat
Instrument Approaches and Departures from Uncontrolled Fields
By Joel Turpin

54 Sky Talk
Will the New BasicMed Ruling Impact Your Insurance?
By Scott “Sky” Smith

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