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10% Gives You 90%

by Dr. John Beasley, M.D. Aviation Medical Examiner Professor Emeritus and Clinical Professor Department of Family Medicine University of Wisconsin – Madison Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue Dr. Beasley, if you give me one more pill, I … Continue reading

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Letter from Richard Schmidt

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 Dear Harold: I read with great interest your article on traffic patterns (Pilot Proficiency, Dec 2015/Jan 2016). I think it is a good idea to remind pilots of the correct procedure for approach, … Continue reading

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Radio Talk: Intimidation & Cure

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue For too many general aviation pilots, “radio communications” are intimidating. While most prevalent among pilots who fly from non-towered airports, the phenomenon is by no means confined to them. … Continue reading

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Apollo Program’s 50th Anniversary Brings Astronaut Reunion To EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Astronauts from the Apollo missions that put humans on the moon for the first time are expected to be at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017, as the “World’s Greatest Aviation … Continue reading

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The Glide Path, Circling Approaches, The “Epic” Instrument Travel Machine & An ADS-B Breakthrough

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue In the April/May 2017 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I wrote about the way I do glideslope intercepts, and one of our readers brought an unknown fact … Continue reading

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The Difference Between “Overhaul” & “Inspection?”

by Gregory J. Reigel Attorney At Law © June, 2017 All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue If you own or operate an aircraft that is operated under 14 C.F.R. Part 91, you know that your … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Published in Midwest Flyer June/July 2017 issue Q: Last fall, my hangar neighbor sold his airplane, and gave me his 2 horsepower, gas-powered little tug, which moves my airplane in and out of my hangar. I have … Continue reading

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Promoting Aircraft Maintenance Careers Through Competitive Wages, Status & Benefits

by Dave Weiman dave@midwestflyer.com Published in Midwest Flyer June/July 2017 While our elected officials in Washington can’t seem to agree on anything to better our country, many of us in aviation are working to attract more young people to our … Continue reading

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The Push For An Avionics Hands-On Performance Certification

by Thomas Biller Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 The road to aircraft mechanic certification is well established and straightforward: Attend a Part 147 school or train on the job to meet established FAA hands-on experience requirements. Once complete, … Continue reading

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Florida Fly-Out Attracts Midwest Flyers

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Members of the Florida Aero Club flew to Venice, Florida February 19, 2017 for its monthly fly-out and lunch at Sharky’s On The Pier. Joining the club was Dave and Peggy Weiman of … Continue reading

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