October 10, 2008 digital edition

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Table of contents

  • 1,000 and counting | Diamond’s DA20 hits milestone 7
  • Gone but not forgotten | Historic United Airlines hangar demolished at IOW 8
  • Grounded | Air taxi pioneer DayJet ceases operations 8
  • No user fees | At least until next year 9
  • Time to get the vote out | Pilots up for re-election need help to return to Congress 10
  • Found? Hiker finds Steve Fossett’s pilot’s license and cash 11
  • Visser’s Voice | Preparing your plane for winter 27
  • Ask Paul | What’s age got to do with it? 28
  • Living With Your Plane | Airparks escape market melt-down 29
  • Sport Pilot | LSA shine at fall shows 47

Editorial Report: Safety & Risk

  • Risky Business | John and Martha King on the art of flight training 12
  • Now what? Do you know what to do after a mishap? 13
  • Make a plan now | To ease the nightmare of an accident 14
  • An intravenous drip | Creating a safe pilot is a continuous process 15

Special Advertising Section: Beech, Mooney & Piper Mods

  • B/E Aerospace Inc. 16
  • AVSTAR Aircraft of Washington Inc. 16
  • Global Aircraft Industries 16
  • Hillsboro Aviation 18
  • Hydraulics International Inc. 19
  • HydroSwing Doors 19
  • Mid-Continent Instruments 20
  • Pacific Oil Cooler Service Inc. 20
  • Mountain High Equipment & Supply Co. 21
  • Micro AeroDynamics Inc. 21
  • Air Capitol Dial Inc. 22
  • Aircraft Specialties Services 22
  • Lycoming Engines 23
  • Sterling Aviation Technologies Inc. 23
  • Northwest Aircraft 24

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