AOPA Pilot Magazine - May 2021 - 2

AOPA PILOT

CONTENTS

May 2021

SECTIONS

44  Aircraft for the Mission
Fun in the sky.

46 Postcards

40

AOPA ACTION

88
COMMENTARY DEPARTMENTS
6  President's Position

4  AOPA Online

Spring is in the air.

Take your reading
beyond these pages.

18 Waypoints
Distractions: Dispatch them.

20  Proficient Pilot
Point of no return.

22  Flying Life
Not just 'those pilots.'

24  Safety Spotlight
Not my first choice.

26 For the Record

14 Letters
Great American getaways.

109  Fly by Wire
Index of advertisers.

110  Tips from PIC
Pen pals with the FAA.

12  Working for You

Samantha 'Sam' Poirier.

82 Education
'Too many choices.'

85 Technology

PILOT BRIEFING

88  On Instruments

Current affairs.

29  Just for Fun
Can air.

The contact approach:
Barely legal

32  AOPA Sweepstakes

90 Proficiency

Fast cat.

Overextended.

33  In Memoriam
Beloved editor succumbs
to COVID-19.

34 Milestones

93  Savvy Maintenance
What airplane should I buy?

96 Proficiency
A 'preflight checklist.'

#Sportys60.

100  Never Again

35  AOPA News

What doesn't kill us.

New chairs for
AOPA Foundation.

MEMBERSHIP
NEWS & NOTES

36 Musings
'Hot Engines John.'

38  Pilot Products

102  AOPA Publications
Special issue now available.

104  AOPA Air
Safety Institute
More than a number.

40 People
Jared Isaacman.

Back to the basics.

PROFICIENCY &
EFFICIENCY

Headache for GA.

Dueling flight bags.

112 Pilots

Aviation surprise
in a shopping mall.

106  Turn On Your
Notifications

43  Test Pilot
What are flechettes?

SiriusXM or ADS-B?

108  Products and Services

39

Updates on medical
certification policy.

PILOT PRODUCTS

Packing it in.

What Went Wrong Just for Fun
VFR PILOT PRESSES ON p. 76

SODA CAN AIRPLANES p. 29

Current Affairs

ELECTRIC AVIATION'S BRIGHT FUTURE p. 85

The Voice of General Aviation

aopa.org/pilot | May 2021 | $8.95

May 2021

Flying Moms

JUGGLING FAMILY, CAREERS,
AND AVIATION p. 58

Annual Report
GREAT QUESTIONS!
AOPA LEADERS ANSWER p. 66

Piaggio Royal Gull | Flying Moms | Annual Report | What Went Wrong

PIAGGIO ROYAL GULL

Stylish
Seabird
WAY AHEAD OF ITS TIME

p. 50

STYLISH SEABIRD

Accomplished aerobatic pilot John
Mohr has taken his Piaggio Royal Gull
on epic adventures-and he says
nothing else can do the things this
iconic aircraft does. See " 'Way Ahead of
Its Time,' " p. 50.
Photography by Chris Rose

aopa.org

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