1. Does your extracurricular aviation activity help you do your day job? Von Weise: While I'm currently without an airplane — school fees and tuitions come first — I've had the good fortune to own several airplanes over the years, including a Cessna 172, Debonair, a B36TC Bonanza and two A36 Bonanzas. Then something possessed me to buy a Malibu Mirage and I really got to see first hand how much high-performance aviation really cost. I quickly learned that the purchase price is only a ...


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