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We stopped publishing the Flying buyers guide because the manufacturers quit building airplanes. After the GA market tumbled in 1980, the number of individual models remaining in production plummeted so there just wasn't much to put in the guide so readers and advertisers would not support it. The situation continues with very few models in current production. Cessna, for example, builds just four models of piston airplanes. Beech only makes two. Mooney is building none currently, and Piper only about eight. It would be nice to see the industry come back to the point that a directory issue made sense, but it will certainly take a lot more time given the current state of the aviation business. — Ed.