Archives: Aug/Sept 2017

From Gatherings To Floatplanes & ATC Privatization

by Kyle Lewis Manager, Great Lakes Region Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue The AOPA Great Lakes Regional Manager post had been vacant for nearly a year before I filled the position this … Continue reading

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Ohio Native Named AOPA Great Lakes Regional Manager

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue Ohio native, and longtime AOPA and EAA member, Kyle Lewis, has been named manager of the AOPA Great Lakes Region. Lewis graduated from Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering with a Bachelor … Continue reading

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FBO Consolidation Disrupting General Aviation

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue In this age of technology and disruption, retailers are constantly finding new ways to improve consumer shopping experiences. From apps that compare prices, to delivery … Continue reading

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How Basic Med Works!

by Dr. Bill Blank Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue I have been following “Basic Med” since the idea first arose, and waited to write this article until it was finally issued. I was afraid of last-minute changes … Continue reading

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FAA Views On Slow Flight & Stall Training

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue The FAA, in its infinitesimal wisdom, has seen fit to once again issue an edict intended to affect training and, in their opinion, increase safety. This latest action is … Continue reading

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Circle-To-Land Approaches (Continued) & The Holding Pattern Examined

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue In the June/July 2017 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I addressed the topic of “circle-to-land” approaches and some of my comments were for pilots to avoid them … Continue reading

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Privatization Poses Real Threat To GA

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer August/September 2017 issue Aviation-wise, we believe President Donald Trump and some members of Congress have been misled by proponents of privatizing the air traffic control (ATC) system in supporting that proposal without first … Continue reading

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FAA Deputy Administrator Reaffirms ADS-B Mandate

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue WASHINGTON, DC – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) applauds the newly appointed Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Deputy Administrator Dan Elwell for reiterating the FAA’s firm commitment to the Automatic Dependent Surveillance … Continue reading

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Comparison of Part 91 versus Part 135, Ownership & Operation of Aircraft

by Greg Reigel, AAL ©Copyright 2017. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue Owners of business aircraft frequently face the question of whether their aircraft should be operated under 14 C.F.R. Part 91 (“Part 91”) or … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue Q: Do pitch changes occur with power changes in an airplane with the engine mounted above the cabin like a Lake Amphibian? A: There are significant pitch changes with … Continue reading

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