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Modifying your Cessna into a better aircraft

If you are thinking of modifying your Cessna for the better, a lengthy article by Bill Walker for General Aviation News is a must read filled with useful ideas and tips. In Bill’s experience, most of the changes people make to their aircraft generally involve safety, power/performance, appearance or some combination of these and then […]

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Is an electric powered Cessna 172 coming to a runway near you?

The AOPA’s Reporting Points blog has recently mentioned a lengthy video interview of George Bye from Bye Aerospace whose goal is to develop and get FAA certification for an electric propulsion system for the Cessna 172 – the most popular general aviation aircraft. In the interview, George noted that the average four seat piston aircraft […]

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New Skyhawk seating configuration

The Aerotrader Insider blog has picked up on a recent press release by Cessna announcing a new new seating option for the Skyhawk. Buyers will now have the option of ordering a Skyhawk with a Crew/Cockpit Resource Management (CRM) training seat. According to John Doman, Cessna’s Vice President of Worldwide Propeller Aircraft Sales: This new […]

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