Question of the Week: Will Maintenance Concerns Lead You to Upgrade to a Newer Plane?

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Last week, we revisited the favorite "paper or plastic" question, this time with an eye toward new plastic pilot's licenses in the works from the FAA.

To no one's surprise, 67% of the typically-security-conscious AVweb readership approve of the change but think the new licenses should include a photo.

You'll find a complete breakdown of reader answers to last week's Question here, and reader comments on the change in Monday's AVmail, here.


Alleged insurance concerns are prompting some maintenance shops to turn away older aircraft (those manufactured more than 18 years ago). Has this issue influenced you to consider purchasing a newer airplane?

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