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Aircraft Records, Heavy Wings, College Tuition, Bonanzas, Props, Skyhawks, Upgrades, Filler Caps, Primers & Bluebook Values

by Pete Schoeninger Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue Q:  Do you recommend keeping all airplane records inside the cockpit? A:  When flying, I suggest you only carry what is required onboard, which are certificates of airworthiness, aircraft … Continue reading

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Forest City, Iowa Pancake Breakfast

We just received notice that we were given the wrong date for the Pancake Breakfast.. Pancake breakfast at Forest City (KFXY), Iowa is July 22, 2018 NOT July 15, 2018. Hours are also changed 7-10am.

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Think Before You Fly!

The joy and excitement of flying is something that once felt, never leaves you. Even if you rarely fly or never flew again after that first joyous experience, you remember every detail of every moment of that first flight. You … Continue reading

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One Disqualifying Condition Is All It Takes To Be Denied A Medical Certificate

by Greg Reigel © July, 2014 All rights reserved. When you are dealing with a medical certification issue, it is important to “pick your battles carefully” based upon the facts and proper procedure. This situation was highlighted in a National … Continue reading

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Air Line Pilots Association Disagrees On Pilot Shortage

While the airlines feel that a pilot shortage currently exists, the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) disagrees, claiming that pilots are either furloughed or flying overseas for better pay. ALPA reports that some 1,154 members are currently furloughed from U.S. … Continue reading

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The History of A Legacy Airline In The Midwest

by Dave Weiman MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – Growing up in the Twin Cities, everyone in the community looked up to Northwest Airlines because it was based at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) and this gave us a sense of pride and … Continue reading

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President Obama Signs Small Airplane Revitalization Act Into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA), and Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) hailed President Obama’s signing of the Small Airplane Revitalization Act into law, November 27, 2013. The legislation – which was … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate Intervenes On FAA’s Proposal On Sleep Apnea-Screening Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On January 16, 2014, Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and James Inhofe (R-OK) introduced a measure (S.1941) to require the FAA to follow the established rulemaking process as the agency seeks to implement its new obstructive sleep apnea … Continue reading

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FAA Wants To Move Forward With Sleep Apnea Policy Without Going Through Rulemaking Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During a hastily organized webinar held December 12, 2013, the Federal Air Surgeon said the FAA would move forward with implementing mandatory screening and testing for obstructive sleep apnea, despite opposition from the pilot and aviation medical … Continue reading

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AOPA Insists FAA Withdraw Sleep Disorder Policy or Initiate Rulemaking

FREDERICK, MD – In a letter to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is insisting that the FAA withdraw its new policy on obstructive sleep apnea or go through the rulemaking process. “We believe this … Continue reading

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