Commentary

September 2008 Issue

Letters: 09/08

I appreciated very much your report on the Tri-Pacer. It really took me back to when I did my flight training in my flying clubís Tri-Pacer in 1969 at an hourly rate of $8 wet. I will never forget the thrill of my first flight in the "milkstool," with its amazing performance, stability and sink rate compared to the 150. It was a nice flying airplane, faster than the 172 and good for short hops with a load of three or four folks. You forgot to mention its signature, airliner-like trim crank which was mounted on the ceiling over the power quadrant...way cool!

To continue reading this entire article you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe to Aviation Consumer

Aviation Consumer is the independent online source for impartial and uncompromising evaluations of aircraft, avionics, accessories, equipment and more.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.

Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.