Archives: All Features

Another Beautiful Day Flying In The Colorado Mountains

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue It’s October 15, 2017, and the “end” of Colorado’s best mountain flying season is fast approaching, so I had to take advantage of another beautiful morning to fly … Continue reading

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Remembering Beautiful People, On A Beautiful Island

by Dave Weiman Published In Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 Nestled between the beautiful turquoise blue waters of Lake Michigan to the east, and Green Bay to the west, with hilly topography and rock outcroppings, and beautiful, green deciduous … Continue reading

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ADS-B Proves Valuable On Canada Trip

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue When I started flying to Canada on fishing trips in 1981, we navigated by dead reckoning, sectional charts, and Automatic Directional Finders (ADFs) using Non-Directional Beacons (NDBs) and … Continue reading

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Oklahoma’s Lake Eufaula – Fly-in/Camp-out

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue In previous articles, I have been detailing sample air trails or air tours, but if you prefer a destination instead, Oklahoma’s Lake Eufaula, formerly known as Fountainhead State Park, … Continue reading

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Clarification On Minnesota Fuel Tax Sought & Clarified

by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Recently, an airport manager from Minnesota who is responsible for the fuel sales at his airport, was confused over how he was expected to report sales tax on auto … Continue reading

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One Man’s Affection For Stinsons

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 I have known Tom Janssen of Appleton, Wisconsin, for at least 10 years, when I met him at Beaver Aviation at Dodge County Airport in Juneau, Wisconsin, and he joined … Continue reading

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Remembering An Air Racing Legend

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Bill Brennand, 92, of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, circled his last earthly pylon on March 14, 2017. Bill was a legend in air racing during its golden years, and … Continue reading

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Wheels & Wings – A Year In The Making!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 OSCEOLA, WIS. – ​It’s an air show, it’s a car show, it’s a motorcycle show, it’s a fly-in, it’s Wheels & Wings at L.O. Simenstad Municipal Airport in Osceola, Wisconsin! … Continue reading

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The EAA/DAHER International Scholarship Experience

by Michelle Peterson Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 Seven weeks, three countries, two world-renowned airshows, and experience working at a top-tier aviation manufacturer… How does one begin to describe the experience of a lifetime? In April of this … Continue reading

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Piper’s Deliveries & Revenue Continue Upward Trend In Q2 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 VERO BEACH, FLA. (July 24, 2017) – Piper Aircraft Inc. has announced its aircraft sales and delivery results for the second quarter of 2017, ending June 30. The company continued to grow its … Continue reading

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