In Our Perfect Sky
Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue For many centuries, humankind has longed to touch the sky and fly free and fast like the birds do. It wasn’t until December 17, 1903 that we took that first small step … Continue reading
Cassette Players, Pay Phones & NDBs
by Rick Braunig Manager, Aviation Safety & Enforcement MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Febraury/March 2019 issue It’s been a while since I’ve ridden in a car with a cassette player. I know we have a lot more old … Continue reading
Listen! Are you using the right words correctly?
Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue When you fly, do you listen to the aircraft radio when you are approaching or passing over airports? Do you really listen? Or are you busy thinking about the proverbial $100.00 hamburger … Continue reading
2019 – Another Year of Exciting Aviation Events & Opportunities In Minnesota
by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue With the new year well underway, we are looking forward to another year of exciting events and opportunities in aviation around the state. … Continue reading
Innovation Is In Our DNA
by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Powered flight is one of if not the greatest innovations in the history of humanity. For thousands of years, people looked at birds and wondered … Continue reading
Making Memories In Hot Springs, Arkansas
by Yasmina Platt Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue An unknown author once said, “The best things in life are the people you love, the places you’ve seen, and the memories you’ve made along the way.” I could not agree … Continue reading
Be Sure You Have All of Your Ducks In Order
by Dr. Bill Blank, M.D. Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Over the past several months, I have become aware of several certification issues which prompted this article. Pilots can now meet the medical certification requirements with a … Continue reading
A Little Elbow Grease Can Go A Long Way!
by Pete Schoeninger Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Q: I just bought a 4-year-old Cessna 182 Skylane, and want to sell my 15-year-old Skylane. What things can an owner do to a used airplane that will increase … Continue reading