Tag Archives: Yasmina Platt

Transition Training from Fixed-Wing to Rotary-Wing

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 I recently added “Rotorcraft – Helicopter” to my green plastic certificate and I quickly learned that science is what gets helicopters in the air, but art is what keeps them … Continue reading

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Nebraska Nice – The Nebraska Air Trail!

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 In the last issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I talked about developing “air trails” to give pilots (and their passengers) other reasons to fly and bring flying and tourism together. … Continue reading

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“Flying Oz,” the Ozarks Air Trail!

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Central Southwest Regional Manager Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 Some pilots need reasons to fly and … Continue reading

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Missouri Legislators, Pilots Ponder Tax Strategies

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by the AOPA ePublishing Staff Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) As a bill to make more aircraft eligible for a lower property tax rate makes its … Continue reading

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Advocacy & Educating Legislators In The Central Region

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) continues to be hard at work at the state and local level … Continue reading

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Review of 2015’s Advocacy Efforts In The Central Region

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region Addressing the big issues that will affect the way we fly for decades to come requires a big commitment, … Continue reading

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The 2015 #FlyKansas Air Tour

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region What does 530, 145, 172, 9.8, 10, 10, 4, 35, 30, 800 mean? How does… • flying about 530 … Continue reading

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General Aviation Means Business!

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region We all know that general aviation (or simply “GA” as we often call it) offers a uniquely efficient means … Continue reading

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Good Wins For General Aviation

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region All four of the legislatures in the Central Region have adjourned for the year (phew!), and we are pleased … Continue reading

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AOPA – Working For You In Each & Every State

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region We are approaching the end of most of the legislative sessions in the Central Region and continuing to see … Continue reading

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