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Last week, AVweb asked if you use your cell phone while acting as Pilot in Command.

Answers were scattered across the board, with the largest segment of respondents (27%) admitting to using their phones on the ground but never while the plane is in motion.  Another 16% said they make and receive calls frequently when acting as PIC but only legally, on the ground.

Another significant chunk of you (20%) admitted to answering or making calls a handful of times while aloft.

9% of respondents don't hesitate to use their cell phone in the cockpit if it the call is related to the flight, and a full 5% of you 'fessed up to using the phone regularly in the cockpit for non-flight-related calls.

The remaining 23% told us they'd never used their cell phones while in flight as a PIC.


Sun 'n Fun is upon us, and this week AVweb wants to know how much money we skyhounds are spending on fly-ins.  Not counting the price of admission, travel (avgas, etc.), and accommodations (food and hotel), how much do you spend at these events?

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