THE FUTURE OF AVIATION MEDIA ®
DEPARTMENTS 23 FLYBY PATTY WAGSTAFF
26 FUTURE FLIGHT Festo’s air jelly 94 DesTination Mackinack Island 98 FBO SPOTLIght LAKE HAVASAU 101 The fine print passive activity tax issues
PILOT REPORTS 34
64 BONANZA Beechcraft G36 70 SPEED QUEST “RUN WHAT YA BRUNG” 84 LSA FOR THE NEXTGEN THE Allegro Light Sport Aircraft
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88 34 TREAT WILLIAMS Treat Williams, the pilot who acts discusses his passion for flight. 40 KINGS EVALUATE AIRPLANES Kings, Handy tips and tools for evaluating an airplane on the ground, and in the air. 49 Jack Conroy, Clay Lacy & The Guppy Guppy, The audacious, big idea that helped put man on the moon.
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88 KNEE-JERK REACTIONS Knee Jerk, an honest discussion of the threat to general aviation and the spirit of freedom by bureaucratic overreactions. 78 MONITORING ENGINE VITAL SIGNS How to maximize your chances of avoiding an engine failure, while maximizing your chances of surviving an engine failure.
12 KEYNOTE SPEAKER CAMPFIRE FLYING 16 ASK THE EXPERTS AT SPORTy’S 30 JAMAIL LARKINS 106 BIZ AVIATION FUTURE TOO SOON TO TELL 112 THE NEXT FIVE MINUTES DICK RUTAN - Longest flight
About the Cover: Actor Treat Williams in front of his 1941 T-6. Photo by Jeff Berlin M ay / j u n e 2 0 1 0