Archives: Dialogue

Latest ATC Spinoff Proposal Meets Continued Heavy Opposition From GA Groups

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue Pilots, aircraft owners, corporate flight departments, aircraft manufacturers and fixed base operators who are members of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA), National Business … Continue reading

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Feedback – Why It Is So Important!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue Whether you are a professional pilot, aircraft technician, airport manager, flight instructor, fixed base operator, aircraft manufacturer or supplier, support service professional, business owner or manager, air traffic controller, … Continue reading

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President May Want His Pilot In The Top Spot

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue In the February/March 2018 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, it was announced that former airline pilot, military pilot, and airline lobbyist, Daniel Elwell, was appointed the acting administrator of … Continue reading

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Individual With Impressive Airline & Military Credentials Named Acting FAA Administrator

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue WASHINGTON, DC – Former airline pilot, military pilot, and airline lobbyist, Daniel Elwell, was appointed the acting administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) effective in January. Elwell replaced … Continue reading

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Never Hesitate To Say “Unable!”

by Dave Weiman Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 I concur with Midwest Flyer Magazine “Instrument Flight” columnist, Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman, in his assessment of a fatal accident involving a pilot flying a small general aviation aircraft from Norman, … 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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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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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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State Aviation Conferences, Seaplane Flying & The Hoover Trophy!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer April/May 2017 issue The April/May issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine is traditionally dedicated to state aviation conferences being held throughout the Midwest in the spring, and seaplane flying. Usually by April 1, there’s … Continue reading

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Friends & Partnerships Make For A Great Magazine!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 We are happy to announce in this issue a partnership between Midwest Flyer Magazine and Connell Aviation Group of Cedar Falls, Iowa. The Connell family has a long history serving … Continue reading

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