Archives: All Features

Giving back, Observations from AirVenture

by Richard Morey Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue Aviation is amazing! As pilots, we know this. We have a level of freedom that few are privileged to share. As a flight instructor, I get to share … Continue reading

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A Path in the Air

by Dean Zakos, S.J.A. © Dean Zakos 2020 All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue 1945 was a good year. It was autumn, but the leaves were still weeks away from curling brown and crisp. … Continue reading

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THE SKY AND I

by Ann Holtgren Pellegreno Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue LEARNING TO FLY 1960 TO 1961 YOUNG FIELD ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN First Part of Chapter One First Flying Lesson, August 29, 1960 “Be sure your seatbelt is … Continue reading

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AOPA Foundation Hosts Donor Events At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue In appreciation of those AOPA members who support the AOPA Foundation, AOPA hosted an evening reception and breakfast during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022. Most impressive at the breakfast … Continue reading

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How A Father & Son Flew 100 Hours Together During The COVID Shutdown

by Phil & Mark Peterson Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue We wanted to fly during the pandemic, but not stay overnight at any one location, so we enrolled in the “Fly Wisconsin Airport Passport Program.” You … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Triangle

by Dean Zakos © Dean Zakos 2022. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue In my years of flying, I never thought much about ghosts or the supernatural. Something in August 1980 assuredly changed my … Continue reading

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Morning Mission

by Dean Zakos © Dean Zakos 2022 All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue I am sitting uncomfortably in my F4U-1 Corsair, “Dee-Light,” canopy back, waiting for the signal to start engines. I am a … Continue reading

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The Genesis For Schweiss Doors Began On A Dance Floor Four Decades Ago!

by Pat Schmidt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue Everybody seems to ask me how Schweiss Doors got started. It was 1980 at a wedding dance,” said company founder, Mike Schweiss. “I still remember that night at … Continue reading

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Predicting the future

by Rick Braunig Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. Every once in a while, I feel like I can see into the future and then I think about predictions that failed to materialize like the Small Aircraft … Continue reading

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He Flew For Elvis & Now They Fly With You!

by Dave Weiman Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue If you are fortunate to own a corporate jet, airliner, or warbird, chances are you realize the economics – and sometimes the need – to “repair,” rather than … Continue reading

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