March 2015 Issue

What’s It Doing Now?

In this photo of my former Bonanza’s panel, top, you can see it includes analog instruments along with VOR- and ADF-based nav systems, and a lone portable GPS on the yoke. Most of it operated intuitively and without the need to navigate various sub-menus. Even the airplane’s sophisticated-for-its-day Century IV autopilot with yaw damper is relatively simple to operate.

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