January 2002 Issue

Letters: 01/02

How ‘bout a Maule?
Concerning Ken Ibold’s article on buying a new Decathlon (Aviation Consumer, October 2001), for that much money he could have had an exciting-to-fly-and-land Maule.  I fly mine about 200 hours a year and thanks to business, most days I fly to work.

It’s a joy to fly and own and I have Cessna 182 performance with my 235 HP and so I can take four people and bags for the weekend.

-Steve Preas
Lilburn, Georgia

Yeah, but how’s it do with hammerheads and Cuban Eights?


Avidyne vs. Bendix/King
Larry Anglisano did a credible job evaluating Honeywell/Bendix/King’s KMD 550/850 in your November 2001 issue. I would...

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