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Private Airport Owner Hosts Fly-In Without Fear of Liability

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue DE PERE, WIS. – Jay Baeten, owner of Antique Aerodrome in De Pere, Wisconsin (9WS2), was able to host a fly-in at his private airstrip, August 26, 2017, without fear of liability, … Continue reading

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New Year, New Initiatives, New Events, New Goals

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region 2014 is a wrap and planning for 2015 regional initiatives and activities is well underway. I hope you, too, … Continue reading

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Last Events of 2014…. & Preparing For 2015 To Preserve & Promote GA

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Regional Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region What a fun and active (although hot down in Houston where I live) summer it’s been! As fall … Continue reading

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2014 Legislative Sessions Are Over… Now It’s Time To Fly & Mingle!

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region The 2014 legislative sessions in the Central Region (Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Iowa) have officially ended. Now it is … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill That Expands Liability Protection To Include Private Airport Owners

MADISON, WIS. – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 321, April 16, 2014, to expand the existing Recreational Use Statute (RUS 895.52) to include liability protection for non-commercial aviation at private airports. Previous to this amendment, landowners were protected … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Amends Recreational Use Statute To Protect Private Airport Owners From Public-Use Liability

MADISON, WIS. (February 18, 2014) – The Wisconsin Assembly has passed Senate Bill 321 to protect private airport owners in the state from liability when the public uses their airports for recreational purposes. The measure is an amendment to the … Continue reading

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Tightening The Belt News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa

by Yasmina Platt, Manager AOPA Central Southwest Region It has certainly been a busy year so far for the AOPA Central Southwest Region, where we are working on 34 active state bills. Let me just highlight two here. Nebraska’s LB140, … Continue reading

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Changing Your State’s Recreational Use Statute To Include Private Airstrips

by Jim Hanson Minnesota joins 15 other states in providing protection for private airstrip owners who allow other pilots to use their airstrips. Within the region served by Midwest Flyer Magazine, only South Dakota and Minnesota, and parts of Nebraska, … Continue reading

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