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Strength In Numbers Still Effective Tool In Winning Battles!

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager for Government Affairs  & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes / AOPA Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue      The old saying “Strength in Numbers” is still very valid. In mid-November 2018, a bill … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Good Training & Aeronautical Decision Making

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue A popular topic this time of the year is “icing.” I have written about icing several times before, as have most aviation columnists, and though I will … Continue reading

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The IRS May Disregard Your LLC, But You Shouldn’t

by Greg Reigel, AAL Copyright 2019. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue As you may know, an aircraft owner may use a limited liability company (“LLC”) to register and hold title to the owner’s aircraft. … Continue reading

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Much More Than Merely A Collection

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 You will read in this issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine about EAA’s Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet held at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Aviation Museum on December 7, 2018. You … Continue reading

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How To Hold Altitude Like A Pro!

by Harold Green, CFII Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Ever notice how some pilots hold exact altitude with no apparent effort? Wonder how they do it? The key is knowledge and practice. Knowledge can be used to … Continue reading

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