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American Bonanza Society Magazine

Partnership Perspective 1998 A36 N363MB (E-3143)

by Thomas B. Haines, Frederick, Maryl and Photos: AOPA/Chris Rose

Poking around in dark, turbulent clouds near Johnstown, Pennsylvania, with thunderstorms in the region and no autopilot or weather gear in our 1977 Cessna 172N and our two girls in car seats in the back, my wife looked at me and said, “Maybe you should look into getting a more capable airplane.” Permission is good!