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Turf Runways In Wisconsin

by Levi Eastlick Chief Pilot, Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue As pilots, we all have our preferences, high-wing or low-wing, paper or electronic charts, PT-6 or TPE-331, Blue Angels or Thunderbirds. Similarly, some … Continue reading

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How To Avoid ADS-B Call Sign Mismatch

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue This is a detail packed article that every aircraft owner and every pilot should read.  This article is one of a number of great articles in the FAA Safety Briefing Magazine, Winter … Continue reading

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Did you know…

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue *The Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking (SARSAT) system uses National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellites in low-earth and geostationary orbits, as well as GPS satellites in medium-earth orbit to detect … Continue reading

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Non-Towered Airport Flight Operations

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 Pilots! Are you aware of a relatively new advisory circular (AC) that applies to aircraft operators operating at or in the vicinity of an airport without a control tower or at an airport … Continue reading

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Multi Modal MnDOT

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 Do you know that the Minnesota Office of Aeronautics is just one part of your very important state transportation organization, MnDOT.  The Minnesota Department … Continue reading

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Cirrus Vision Jet Receives Collier Trophy

Published In Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) awarded Cirrus Aircraft the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy June 14, 2018 for designing, certifying and entering into service the Vision Jet; the world’s … Continue reading

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Tecnam… Something For Just About Everyone!

by Nancy Blake Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 During Sun ‘n Fun 2018, I visited the Tecnam Aircraft Company display to say hello to a friend who is an aircraft dealer for a couple of aircraft manufacturers and … Continue reading

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Flying Low & Slow In Alaska…   Where Less Is More & Lower Is Better!

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 I recently traveled to “The Last Frontier” (yes, you guessed it, Alaska!) for work. When I realized I was scheduled to be in Anchorage only a week after the annual … Continue reading

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Ray Fagen Memorial Airshow Helps Spectators Never To Forget The Contributions of the Greatest Generation!

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue GRANITE FALLS, MINN. – The Ray Fagen Memorial Airshow, the Greatest Generation Celebration, was held June 16, 2018 at the Lenzen-Roe-Fagen Memorial Airport in Granite Falls, Minnesota – home of Fagen Fighters … Continue reading

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The People & Aircraft of Wings of The North Museum

by Chuck Cravens Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue There is a historical jewel located at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. That gem is the “Wings of the North Museum,” which is dedicated to presenting and … Continue reading

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