AOPA Pilot Magazine - April 2021 - 2

AOPA PILOT

CONTENTS

April 2021

SECTIONS

45  Test Pilot
Island in the sky.

46  You Can Fly
Introducing AFTA.

34

AOPA ACTION

97

COMMENTARY DEPARTMENTS
6  President's Position
The thrill of it.

20 Waypoints
Flying car concept fails.

22  Proficient Pilot
And just like that...

24  Flying Life
The missing man formation.

26  Safety Spotlight
Expanding the envelope.

28 Flight MD
John's medical.

4  AOPA Online

12  Working for You

14  View from Capitol Hill

89 Proficiency

Relationships are key.

Maintain until established.

112 Pilots
Jon Martin.

Learning to call BS.
Dodging with datalink.

31  First Look

97  Never Again

Our printed history.

Night fright.

34  AOPA Sweepstakes

MEMBERSHIP
NEWS & NOTES

This Tiger will growl once more.

109  Tips from PIC

Annual deadlock.

92  Wx Watch

PILOT BRIEFING

16 Letters

Index of advertisers.

Take a pass.

83  Savvy Maintenance

Winner is speechless.

108  Fly by Wire

80 Technique

Applications open for aviation
workplace grants.

Take your reading
beyond these pages.
A good guy to have around.

PROFICIENCY &
EFFICIENCY

36  2022 Sweepstakes
38 Musings

100  AOPA Foundation
Schiff named chair.

Back in the game.

102  AOPA Air Safety
Institute

40 Destinations

Rain or shine.

Will fly for pizza.

104  Turn On Your
Notifications

41 People

" See Green " challenge.

Scott Kelly.

106  Products and Services

42 Events

How low is too low?

Rutan honored.

43  AOPA Events
Dates set for Aviator Showcase.

44  On the Screen
PBY rescue in new film.

Historic Charts
TELL AN AERONAUTICAL STORY p. 31

Portfolio

MOMENTS IN TIME p. 64

The Voice of General Aviation

Wx Watch

DODGING WITH DATALINK p. 92

aopa.org/pilot | April 2021 | $8.95

April 2021

'MISS SCARLET' COMES HOME

TEST PILOT

Stinson Reliant | Bonanza Pilots Go Global | Twin Comanche | Aeronautical Charts

45

Global
Ambitions

BONANZA PILOTS
OVERCOME ADVERSITY p. 58

Old Friends
A PILOT AND HIS
TWIN COMANCHE p. 72

CRAFTSMANSHIP

Miss Scarlet
Comes Home

Island in the sky.

LONG JOURNEY OF A STINSON RELIANT

Seventy-two years after his father
brought home a brand-new Stinson
SR-5E, Harry G. Ballance bought the very
same SR-5E and flew it home to Atlanta.
Learn more in " A Study in Scarlet, "
which begins on p. 50.
Photography courtesy EAA/Ed Hicks.

p. 50

aopa.org

Contact us at 800-USA-AOPA (872-2672)
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