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Great Lakes State Committees Guide Aviation Into The Future

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota & South Dakota by Bryan Budds Manager, AOPA Great Lakes Region Over the past year, several state aviation offices have created advisory committees to … Continue reading

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The Future of the FAA

by Mark R. Baker President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association The FAA’s funding is set to expire on Sept. 30, 2015, and crafting a new long-term funding package, along with the guidance and direction on how the money … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Email your questions to Q: Pete, I think you are full of hot air. In the last issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, you said an older four-seat airplane could be operated almost as cheaply as a … Continue reading

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FAA Takes A More Sensible Approach To First-Time, Inadvertent TFR Violations

by Greg Reigel Attorney At Law © December 2014. All rights reserved. The FAA recently amended its enforcement guidelines for dealing with airmen who violate temporary flight restriction (TFR) airspace. In the past, when the FAA alleged that an airman … Continue reading

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Your Feedback Is Important!

by Dave Weiman Have you noticed an increase in the number of customer surveys in recent years? If you call your cell phone provider, for instance, a recorded message will ask you if you will take a few minutes after … Continue reading

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