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Features October 2013 Issue

What you really need

No, you donít actually need a G1000 system to learn or fly IFR, but with all the hi-tech stuff out there, it can be confusing to know what is required.

We recently had a thought-provoking exchange of e-mails with Henry, a reader who asked a multipart question: What equipment does he need in his airplane for an instrument checkride? Afterward, what equipment does he reasonably need to fly it daily in the system? [IMGCAP(1)] Offering his Beech Sundowner as an example, he asked our opinion as to whether it was suitable for both. Working from the general toward the specific, here’s our analysis. …

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