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Articles from The Aviation Consumer (February 1, 2014)

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Aftermarket parts: knots 2U fiberglass: fiberglass replacement parts can be a better alternative to OEM metal and plastic, but getting the right fit and finish requires skill and effort. Cavanaugh, Jim 2861
Aromatics in aviation fuel. Milner, Paul 509
From Sleaze to truth. Kirk, Chris Letter to the editor 267
GPS plus glonass: reliable nay for tablets: two new WAAS GPS with GLONASS receivers from Bad Elf and Global Navigation Systems make tablet navigation convenient. Anglisano, Larry 1092
Lake amphibian. Rodstein, Marc Letter to the editor 167
Owner, shop relations: respect payment terms: but a shop must deliver as quoted unless you approve cost overruns. Get as much as you can in writing before dropping off the aircraft. Anglisano, Larry 2188
Pilot life insurance. Woodward, Tom Letter to the editor 377
Piper dakota/2.35. 109
Pitts special: sixty years ago, its vertical ability redefined aerobatics--the marque is alive, well and rewarding skillful pilots. 4350
Retrofit autopilots: you'll pay for precision: a rate-based s-tec may be a cost-effective solution, but avidyne's DFC90 and Bendix King KFC225 attitude-based models easily outperform it. Anglisano, Larry 2456
Shell's unleaded avgas: a major weighs in: the company predicts a two-to three-year appval cycle for a fuel it says has been under development for a decade. Bertorelli, Paul 1240
Shop and owner: fragile relationship. Column 409
Stepping up. Anglisano, Larry 228
Turbochargers: care and feeding: careful engine operation and preventive maintenance should allow a turbo to last well over 1000 hours. good troubleshooting keeps costs under control. Durden, Rick 2770
Xavion beefs. Fiorentini, Henry 476

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