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Artist Focuses On Murals On Aircraft Hangars

by Richard Cross Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue We all use them – hangar doors! Cirrus Flight Operations, Inc., not to be confused with Cirrus Aircraft, would like to introduce Kada Goalen to the aviation community with … Continue reading

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Know the Rules for Safe Ground Vehicle Operations at Airports Information from FAA Advisory Circular 150/5210-20A

by Joe Anderson Minnesota Aeronautics Bulletin – Department of Transportation www.dot.state.mn.us/aero Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue According to FAA Advisory Circular 150/5210-20A, “Each year, accidents, incidents, and runway incursions occur involving aircraft, pedestrians, ground vehicle drivers, and … Continue reading

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Your Fly Minnesota Airports Passport Adventure Awaits You!

by Darlene Dahlseide Published Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue Flying is fun for aviators. The freedom experienced when you fly is little short of absolutely marvelous. And now and then something comes along that makes flying even more fun, … Continue reading

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10 Memories of A Decade At EAA

by “EW” The Kid Reporter Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue EDITOR’S NOTE: Anyone who has ever attended EAA AirVenture Oshkosh at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, has their own special memories, be it meeting people you … Continue reading

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Years of Memories & Growing Up At Oshkosh

by Stacy W. Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue I may not remember my first time at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, as I was too young, but I do remember prepping for the biggest event of the … Continue reading

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Miracle Over Minnesota… Survival After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

by Dan Bass Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue @October 2020. All rights reserved! In February 2017, I needed to visit a customer in Thunder Bay, Ontario. By car, it’s over a 7-hour drive from Winona, Minnesota, where … Continue reading

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The Last Light In Patsy Cline’s Life

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue Any time I hear about an aircraft accident which is attributed to “pilot error,” I cringe and try to put myself in the pilot’s seat. Was it a matter … Continue reading

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From The Frying Pan, Into The Fire: PFAS/PFOS Concerns For Airport Operators

by Brad Maurer, JD, CPCU Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Airports have long been concerned about environmental quality. Ever since we have understood the impact of fuel and degreasing solvent releases to the ground and the groundwater, … Continue reading

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Wedding In Eleuthera

by Yasmina Soria Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue When one of our old friends announced he would get married in the Bahamas in February of 2020, my husband and I immediately said we would fly GA … Continue reading

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Why we fly them, and how we make them fly?

by Sean Elliott Vice President, Advocacy and Safety Experimental Aircraft Association Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue EDITOR’S NOTE: On October 2, 2019, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress owned by the Collings Foundation crashed at Bradley International Airport … Continue reading

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