Originally Posted by Phantom30
In the -12, with the koler shade and new canopy bracket (let's you crack the canopy open while taxiing)...not really a problem. As to 9 vs -12; the 9 is faster, but costs more to operate. Got to decide on "mission"....mostly local -12, a lot of x-country the 9. Just my 2 cents.
Mainly breakfast runs within 150nm and a few cross countries to see the kids in college or a long weekend in the keys. Yes, who wouldn't want more speed but I am generally happy with my 172 cruise of 118.
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