Tag Archives: Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman

Stabilized Approaches & Handling Autopilot Anomalies

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer December 2017/January 2018 issue In my column for this issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I selected two topics that I think are of interest to our readers – “The Stabilized Approach” … Continue reading

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Autopilot Wiring & Setup Problems, Plus Needle Ball & Airspeed Instruments

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 There are strange things done in the midnight sun.” This is the first line of the poem, “The Cremation of Sam McGee,” written by Robert W. Service, … Continue reading

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George E. Luck – GA Flight Instructor & Former Test Pilot

November 5, 1935 – June 10, 2015 by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman General aviation flight instructor and former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot and test pilot, George E. Luck, 80, was killed June 10, 2015, when the early model Beechcraft … Continue reading

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Captain Mick’s Meanderings

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is over for another year, and I would like to share a few of my thoughts with you from my perspective. The first EAA Convention I attended was in 1965 at Rockford, … Continue reading

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Do I Really Need To Do A Procedure Turn?

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman After a long drawn-out winter in the Midwest, the peak summer flying season is in motion with the world’s largest aviation event, “EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.” I always look forward to the event and attended my … Continue reading

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