Archives: All Features

AirTAP – Minnesota’s “One Stop Shop”

by Jim Bildilli Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Whether you are a full or part-time airport operator or manager, the state of Minnesota has created a program that can furnish resources to help answer questions and provide … Continue reading

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The People, Technicians & Pilots Behind Our Navaids

by Dave Weiman Published by Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue As pilots, we fly along, day in and day out, and at night, using a variety of navigational aids (navaids) including Automated Weather Observing Systems (AWOS); Very High Frequency … Continue reading

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The First HARAAH

“Historic Airfield Rally to the Antique Airfield Homecoming” by Paul Berge AAA National Director Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue The Antique Airplane Association (AAA), and the Air Power Museum (APM), are calling on owners of pre-1941 airplanes (certified … Continue reading

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The Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet & The Borman Collection

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue The EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, Wis., has opened “The Borman Collection: An EAA Member’s Space Odyssey,” an exhibit that features the personal archives and memorabilia of astronaut Frank … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces 2019 Regional Fly-In Locations

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 FREDERICK, MD – In celebration of its 80th Anniversary, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will host three grand, two-day fly-ins for the 2019 season. Returning to two of our favorite fly-in … Continue reading

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Dedicated & Professional Staff Help FBO Maintain Tradition of Excellence!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue One of the oldest, continuously family-operated, full-service fixed base operations in Wisconsin, is Morey Airplane Company at Middleton Municipal Airport – Morey Field in Middleton, Wisconsin. Third generation Morey … Continue reading

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A Rusty Pilot No More!

by Ken Anderson Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue I recently took 11 hours of dual instruction and some ground school to knock the rust off this rusty pilot. I flew back in the ‘80s when I … Continue reading

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Passing On The Passion

by Doug Garin Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue So, there we were, three senior pilots standing around the little t-hangar in Alexandria, Minnesota on a Saturday morning. Listening to the occasional rumble of the air-cooled, four-cylinder … Continue reading

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Keeping The Champ Alive!

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Known by some as “The Stoughton Champ,” for the many years the 1946 Aeronca 7AC Champ (N84614) has been based at Matson Airport (2WI6) in Stoughton, Wisconsin, providing an economical means … Continue reading

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16th Annual Indiana Seaplane Splash-In A Success!

by Randy Strebig Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue The 16th Annual Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association Splash-In at Pokagon State Park in Angola, Indiana, was held September 22-23, 2018. Once again, the event had a 100% safety … Continue reading

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