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No Better Time Than The Present

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue If it is one thing we got from this lousy pandemic we’ve just gone through, it is a greater appreciation for family and friends. While many parents and … Continue reading

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Expecting the Unexpected: Beating the “Startle Effect”

by Richard Morey Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue The FAA is particularly good at identifying accident trends and developing Safety Team training to address the underlying issues. Lately, the “Startle Effect” has received a great deal … Continue reading

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AOPA’s Airport & State Advocacy Team… A Membership Benefit Like No Other!

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Airports & State Advocacy Great Lakes Region Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue I want to pull the curtain back and showcase AOPA’s airport advocacy work. This … Continue reading

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DAYS LIKE THESE

Come hang out with us this year! by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue I’M WRITING THESE words just having returned home from a whirlwind week at Sun ’n Fun Aerospace … Continue reading

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Splashing Around Northwest Montana

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue My favorite time of the year is with us! Summer is here, the mountains are calling, and we must go… fly them! 2020 was the first time my … Continue reading

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Morning Mission

by Dean Zakos © Dean Zakos 2022 All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue I am sitting uncomfortably in my F4U-1 Corsair, “Dee-Light,” canopy back, waiting for the signal to start engines. I am a … Continue reading

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AOPA Establishes Strategic Relationship With SiriusXM

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and SiriusXM announced a new agreement in January that will support AOPA Air Safety Institute programs and feature SiriusXM Aviation services … Continue reading

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VFR Into IMC

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue I recently received a text message from a friend, who found a Piper PA-32 Cherokee Six he wanted me to … Continue reading

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EPA’s 2030 Deadline To Replace 100LL Was Discussed At SNF

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue LAKELAND, FLA. – Representatives of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) were among those at Sun ‘n Fun 2022 who discussed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2030 deadline to replace … Continue reading

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A One-Way Flight From The Midwest To The West Coast

by Kreg Anderson Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue This past winter, I ferried a Bellanca Super Viking to California for a client with my college friend, Nick Meyer. We actually recreated a favorite trip of his … Continue reading

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