# Inexpensive solo cross-country machines?

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#### Pilot-34

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Before I got my pilots license there was a small twin I flew in that had a funnel and tube system in the extreame rear of the plane . On the return flight from Kotzebue to Anchorage I learned how to hold an aircraft extremely steady on a heading .
You see early in the flight my young pilot friend handed over control of the aircraft me and said hold it steady while I go Pee.
The evil gremlins in my mind took over and I waited for him to get started with his business before kicking the rear of that plane around Like a berserk Mexican jumping bean..
Being young and stupid it took me several cups of coffee out his gallon size thermos to realize how he planned on extracting his revenge......

#### One Sky Dog

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Mojave for lunch.

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#### Pops

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For a VW powered 2 place airplane, the Cygnet is at the top in all around performance. I sat under the wing and talked to the designer one year at OSH for about an hour, nice man. You meet a lot of nice people in aviation.