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Where Do Your Floats Come From?

by Rachel Obermoller Pilot, MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 There are several ways, which floats, or really any additional equipment, can be certified for aircraft. When an aircraft is initially certified, a Type Certificate … Continue reading

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What Are You Allowed To Do Inside Your Aircraft Hangar At An AIP Airport?

by Gregory J. Reigel © Copyright August 2016. All rights reserved. What can you do inside of your aircraft hangar? The lawyerly answer is “it depends.” More specifically, it may depend in large part upon whether your hangar is on … Continue reading

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EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The 100th anniversary of The Boeing Company, the world’s largest commercial and military aircraft company, will bring a unique collection of airplanes and presentations to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 on July 25-31. The 64th … Continue reading

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Florida – The Place To Fly To, When The Snow Flys In The Midwest

by Dave Weiman Depending on where you live in the Midwest and your final destination, Florida is between 1,000 and 1,500 nautical miles southeast, and the course is mountain free if you fly west of the Appalachian Mountains. One or … Continue reading

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Laws Governing Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Are They Clear & Consistent?

by Russell A. Klingaman Attorney At Law Local law enforcement agencies are starting to buy and use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as drones. For instance, The Orland Park Police Department in Orland Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, … Continue reading

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FAA Proposes New Rule That Could Make Aircraft & Equipment Certification More Streamlined & Cost-Effective!

by Dave Weiman We are pleased that on March 2, 2016, the FAA proposed a rulemaking directed by the Small Airplane Revitalization Act of 2013, which would replace today’s highly prescriptive design requirements with performance- and risk-based standards for aircraft … Continue reading

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A Whole New Skill-set: Aviation Maintenance Technicians Then & Now

by Zackary Nicklin Aviation/UAS Maintenance Northland Community & Technical College 1.800.959.6282 www.northlandaerospace.com Since the time of Charles Taylor, there was a skill-set almost written in stone as to what made a good, well-rounded, Aviation Maintenance Technician. You had to be … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned About GA, From Unlikely Sources

by Jim Hanson It seems like it’s been years since we had any good news in the General Aviation industry. Oh, don’t get me wrong…innovation and new products come out all the time, but it seems that the “glory days” … Continue reading

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AOPA Regional Fly-Ins Off To A Good Start

SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – More than 2,500 people participated in the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) regional fly-in, April 26, in San Marcos, Texas. This was the first of seven fly-ins AOPA will host in 2014, including its homecoming … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Email your questions to Pete@Flymilwaukee.com Question: My aircraft is due for a major overhaul or replacement. If I bite the bullet and rebuild or replace the engine, then sold the plane, will I recoup my investment, or … Continue reading

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