Archives: All Features

Fighting Lock-Down With A Flight Simulator

by Seán G. Dwyer Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Everybody has experienced a moody computer. Nothing you do will get it to work, and then — suddenly — it is working. Keep in mind, computers can’t … Continue reading

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LSA Certification Within Your Reach!

by Tom Briden Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Fellow Birdmen and future “Erks” (ref. WWII mechanics), I just returned from a 120-hour, 15-day aviation maintenance course taught by Rainbow Aviation, the … Continue reading

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Check that box and fly it to the ground!

by Chris Kruse Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Sometimes life comes at you in small drips. At other times, like a fire hose stream. And still at other times, it can resemble a water tower collapse. … Continue reading

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Eagle River, Wisconsin… A Vacation Paradise Year-Around

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Just the name “Eagle River” suggests a Northwoods appeal…  Abundant wildlife; rustic, yet modern accommodations; a river and a chain of crystal-clear lakes; boating and water sports; fishing … Continue reading

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Four Years Above The Earth – A Memoir by Field Morey

(A Review by Dave Weiman) Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – June/July 2021 Online Issue Whether it is a book entitled “Poberezny,” as told by his son-in-law, Chuck Parnall, and daughter, Bonnie Poberezny…. “Fire And Air” – A Life On … Continue reading

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R. A. “Bob” Hoover Trophy Virtual Award Presentation… Like The Man The Award Is Named After, This Presentation Was An Event Like None Other!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue Most spectators who have seen the late Robert A. “Bob” Hoover perform at airshows at Oshkosh and throughout North America, flying either his North American Rockwell Shrike Commander, Sabrelineror … Continue reading

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Boundary Water Bush Flying

U.S. Forest Service Beaver Program Ely, Minnesota by Joel “Henny” Jungemann USFS Beaver Pilot Photos Courtesy of USFS Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue Nearly A Century of History With beginnings dating back to 1929, the U.S. … Continue reading

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Tips That Could Save Your Life & Make Surviving An Accident A Little Bit Easier

by Dave Weiman Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 The article entitled “Miracle Over Minnesota… Survival After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning,” featured in the October/November 2020 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine (https://midwestflyer.com/?p=13674), has attracted a lot of attention nationwide! … Continue reading

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Sunglasses – Which Ones To Buy?

by Dave Weiman Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Most aviators know that they should not wear “polarized” sunglasses, and “Sporty’s Pilot Shop,” being a leader in pilot supplies, sells a wide variety of high-quality sunglasses that do … Continue reading

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Major Commercial Airport Contends With Pandemic

by Dave Weiman Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2020 MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MINN. – How does a major commercial airport contend with a pandemic that has all but shut down operations? Answer: Cut any non-essential expenses; temporarily close any … Continue reading

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