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by Pete Schoeninger Hey Pete: I am a struggling GA aircraft owner. One mechanic tells me I need this, and another one tells me I need that. At what point do I say enough is enough and just fly the … 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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by Pete Schoeninger Q: Can I renew my aircraft registration online? A: Yes, if you have no changes of address or other info and comply within the time frame stated when you get your renewal from the Federal Aviation Administration. … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Q:  I’ve heard of bogus purchase scams where owners have been swindled out of money on car sales with fake cashier’s checks, and am now considering selling my airplane. Any advice? A:  Be very careful! I would … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Q: What do you see of the current used airplane market? A: Used airplane values took a dive after the world events of 9/11, and again when the recession hit about 4 years ago. Overall I think … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Email your questions to Pete@Flymilwaukee.com Q: My old Taylorcraft (just purchased) has no information as to cruise power settings. Is there any rule of thumb I can use? A: Yes, old timers used two ways for fixed-pitch … Continue reading

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“Tribute To A Mentor & Friend, Harland “Sedge” Sedgwick

by Pete Schoeninger Two days after his funeral service, I learned that long-time fixed base operator, Harland “Sedge” Sedgwick, left this earth on January 8, 2013. In 1958, “Sedge” and Dale Crites hired me, a 14-year-old Delafield, Wisconsin farm boy, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Welcomes Wisconsin Aviation Conference To Madison

MADISON, WIS. – One of Wisconsin’s largest fixed base operations, Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. (WisconsinAviation.com) with locations at Madison, Juneau and Watertown, will be welcoming participants of the Wisconsin Aviation Conference (wiama.org) to Madison, April 29 – May 1. The 58th … Continue reading

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by Pete Schoeninger Email your questions to Pete@Flymilwaukee.com Q: My nine-year-old airplane suffered a major repair after a hangar collapsed on it. Will this affect its value? A: Yes. I recently sold a 10-year-old, low-time Cessna 182, which had the … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Email your questions to Pete@Flymilwaukee.com Q: Last Winter when I pulled my airplane out of a heated hangar, it immediately was covered with frost on a couple of occasions. How can I prevent this? A: If the … Continue reading

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