Archives: Columns

Covering The Great Lakes Region For You!

by Kyle Lewis Manager, Great Lakes Region – Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Summertime is usually filled with aviation activities, but all are overshadowed by EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, held … Continue reading

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Flying and Chewing Gum

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue As I begin my fifth year of leading AOPA–and only the fifth person to do so in 78 years–I continue to be amazed at the … Continue reading

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Technical Advances Enriched By Manufacturer Representatives At AirVenture 2017

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Attending EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and its predecessor, the EAA Fly-In Convention, since about 1960, I have watched it move from Rockford to Oshkosh and grow to a level that … Continue reading

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The Procedure Turn… When & How? Circle-To-Land Approaches… Safe or Unsafe?

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue “The procedure turn” is a topic I have written about in the past, but due to some recent changes in approach procedures, it is a topic worth … Continue reading

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Whose Letter of Authorization Is It Anyway?

by Greg Reigel Attorney-At-Law “Copyright 2017. All Rights Reserved” Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 Ascenario I see more regularly than I would like involves an aircraft management company that manages a turbojet aircraft and provides pilot services to … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Q: You said an airplane can sometimes land with a little more crosswind on a grass runway than a paved runway. Why? A: On grass runways, especially if wet, … Continue reading

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The Future of State Aviation Trade Groups

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Midwest Flyer Magazine has been working with state aviation trade groups since the publication was founded in 1978, and has seen a gradual decline in participation among many member … Continue reading

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