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American Bonanza Society Magazine

My Last Airplane 1982 A36 Bonanza N36BR (E-2000)

Bart Waclawik, Carmel, Indiana

This A36 Bonanza is my fourth airplane and may as well be my last. I am not about to the kick the bucket, mind you, but I just have a hard time rationalizing an upgrade from this Swiss army-knife-of-an-airplane. The A36 is everything anyone could ask for in an all-purpose aircraft: fast, roomy, and well-built. Where else can one have an airplane that combines the hauling capability of an SUV with the performance and handling of a sports car?