December 1999 Issue


If you own a Cessna, CPA’s weekend seminars are a bargain. (And a must-do.)

It’s a given that a large deficiency in GA training is the lack of nuts-and-bolts mechanical information. We’ve all seen pilots—student and otherwise—pre-flighting, checklist in hand, without a clue of what to look for.

Owners in particular have an incentive to fill in these chuck holes on the road of knowledge, especially after the first couple of annual invoices, which appear to be executed in Sanskrit, except for all the zeros.

We recently attended one of the Cessna Pilot’s Association’s two-day seminars and found it to be a useful, cost-effective method for an owner/pilot to address this knowledge gap. CPA was founded in 1984 by John Frank, former director of the American Bonan...

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