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October 2021
What’s inside…

8 Featured Plane: Cessna 421
12 Things to Know About the Golden Eagle
By Bill Cox

14 Owners Perspective
421 is a Versatile Choice

18 Avionics
uAvionix Revisited
By Bob Hart

Avionics Article Links: These are referenced in this story.
uAvionix AV-30
uAvionix AV-Link
uAvionix AV-20-S EFIS Back-Up Attitude Instrument
uAvionix tailBeaconX/skyBeaconX
uAvionix independent testing of the tailBeacon
uAvionix/ForeFlight Sentry
uAvionix/ForeFlight Sentry Mini
uAvionix echoUAT
uAvionix pingStation 2

22 Sky Talk
Now’s the Time to Talk Financing
By Scott “Sky” Smith

28 Restoration
Old Plane, New Panel
By Elizabeth Gibbs and Lyle Jansma

32 I Have a Dream
PIREPS Are Key to Making Alaska Aviation Safer
By Jim Gibertoni

46 Hangar Tips
Jay Trivedi: Mini Mirror
Max Denton: Prop Balancing