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Articles from The Aviation Consumer (May 1, 2011)

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100-octane cost data: sharpening the pencil: for Swift, holding the pump price down will hinge on finding cheap acetone. GAMI's G100 may be cheaper, but will oil companies balk at a proprietary formula? Bertorelli, Paul 1334
A bum rap. King, John Letter to the editor 417
Aerostar: its rep for speed isn't overstated. It has a taste for wrenching, but is still supported by a solvent company. 5161
Choosing retrofit glass Aspen takes the prize: the Aspen Evolution and Garmin G500 both offer a powerhouse upgrade owners rave about. We favor the Aspen for its scalability and value. Anglisano, Larry Product/service evaluation 2276
Confidence men. Van West, Jeff 669
Great Lakes revival: docile and glass smooth: we're not big on the nostalgia thing, but the Lakes' handling rivals any modern airplane we've flown. And Waco Classic is taking orders. Bertorelli, Paul 1381
Ground power additions. Sisk, Jonathan Letter to the editor 233
Lakeland tiedown test: what worked? A surprise tornado roared through Sun 'n Fun in March, testing the mettle of both commercial and homemade tiedown solutions. Bertorelli, Paul Product/service evaluation 1018
LightSPEED fan. Baraz, Michael Letter to the editor 262
Portable ADS-B WX: free data with limits: can a portable device with ADS-B free you from the monthly fee for datalink weather? Yes, but not without a few sacrifices. WingX leads the pack. Van West, Jeff Product/service evaluation 1461
TCM's FADEC revisited: will it get traction? Owners who have the system--that's not many--give it positive reviews. With other electronic systems coming, market timing may be improving for TCM. Bertorelli, Paul 1840
Today's hangar market: options vary wildly: hangar space hasn't gotten cheaper but the odds of finding a spot are better than any time in the past decade. Sleuthing and location flexibility can pay off. Van West, Jeff 2149
Virtual HUD. Achtel, Bob Letter to the editor 245

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