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Concerns Addressed Over Massive Powder River Training Complex Special Use Airspace

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue On April 5th, 2018, I along with staff from Ellsworth Air Force Base, … Continue reading

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It’s up to us

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue In my 30-plus years as a pilot, I’ve met a lot of people who say they always wanted to learn to fly, but never did. … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 Q: Recently, you said you think “book” retail figures on airplane prices are not always real accurate. Why is that? A: I have seen many owners look at “Aircraft Value … Continue reading

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From The Right Seat – Part 2

by Woody Minar Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue The student’s job is to learn and have a safe flight. The instructor’s job is to help make that possible. A student of mine was on an accelerated course … Continue reading

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Pattern Operations Revisited

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue It seems that traffic patterns at pilot-controlled airports remain a source of concern for general aviation, as the majority of accidents happen in the pattern. It would be oversimplification … Continue reading

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Single Pilot Resource Management

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue As pilots, we have all heard or seen references to the FAA terms crew resource management (CRM), single pilot resource management (SRM) and aeronautical decision-making (ADM). These … Continue reading

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The Importance of An Aircraft Pre-Purchase Inspection

by Greg Reigel, AAL Copyright 2018. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 In most aircraft transactions, the buyer should have a pre-purchase inspection performed on the aircraft. Why? To make sure the buyer knows what the … 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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