Tag Archives: ForeFlight

More Updates At ForeFlight

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 The latest version of ForeFlight Mobile is now available for download at the App Store. This update – the second of the year – brings a more powerful mapping system with track up … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh – Better With Age

by Dave Weiman The way an event like EAA AirVenture Oshkosh keeps getting better and better each year is with a lot of behind-the-scenes hard work and creative thinking on the part of the staff at the Experimental Aircraft Association … Continue reading

Posted in All Features, EAA & AirVenture, Features, October/November 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Flying & Evaluating The Avidyne IFD 540 GPS Navigator

by Michael “Mick” Kaufman In the April/May 2015 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I promised I would write a review of the Avidyne IFD 540 GPS navigator. To give you a better perspective of the Avidyne IFD 540, I have … Continue reading

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Across America In A Seaplane

by Woody Minar Every fall and spring, Brian Schanche of Adventure Seaplanes migrates from Surfside Seaplane Base (8Y4) on Rice Lake near Lino Lakes, Minnesota, to Lake Pierce, near Lake Wales, Florida. It all begins months ahead of time. Phone … Continue reading

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The Ins & Outs of ADS-B & The Stratus-ForeFlight System

by Michael “Mick” Kaufman In the last issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I dedicated part of the column to type-specific flight training for which I will add an additional comment in this issue. Several issues back, I mentioned flying with … Continue reading

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ForeFlight’s Review of The iPad Mini

IF YOU FEEL cramped in the cockpit with the 10-inch iPad, try the “iPad Mini.” The folks at “ForeFlight” have been flight-testing their ForeFlight Mobile on a 16 GB iPad Mini WiFi, paired with a Bad Elf GPS Pro, a … Continue reading

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Non-Competing Operating Procedures For Avionics

by Michael Kaufman If anyone had a new aviation product to introduce to the public, the two places to do it would be at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, or Sun-n-Fun in Lakeland, Florida, depending on the time of year. … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, Columns, Instrument Flight, October/November 2012 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Instrument Flight Buttonology, Garmins & Weather Technology

by Michael Kaufman At press time, Wisconsin’s and the world’s biggest aviation event, “EAA AirVenture Oshkosh” was upon us, and we can all hope that it was a safe event as many pilots traveled long distances to get there. With … Continue reading

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First-Timers From The Midwest Fly To Sun ‘n Fun

A Look At This Year’s Spring Break For Pilots by Steve Schapiro Mike Cooper has been flying for years – first in the Air Force where he instructed in T-38s before flying F-4s and F-15s, and then for Northwest Airlines … Continue reading

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10 Planes To Miminiska

by Dave Weiman Seven years ago when my neighbor and I started flying to Canada, we were hopeful that such a trip would interest others. To be successful, we felt that the destination had to be to a remote location, … Continue reading

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