Archives: All Features

Mr. Pietenpol, Bill Rewey… Famed Aircamper Homebuilder Turns A Page

by Ed Leineweber Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue Maybe you noticed the ad on the bulletin board of your local airport: For Sale ’94 Pietenpol Aircamper NX17WR. Whether you realized it or not, if you saw that … Continue reading

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Me, A Seaplane Pilot? Just Do It!

by Woody Minar Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue There are many reasons to get your seaplane pilot certificate: get it in lieu of a normal flight review; challenge yourself by leaving your comfort zone to do something … Continue reading

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What’s the Risk?

by Rachel Obermoller MnDOT Pilot Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue What do Swiss cheese, bowties, and trapping have in common? When it comes to aviation, there’s a whole set of tools which use these three seemingly disparate … Continue reading

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SkyWest Airlines Teams Up With Academy College To Recruit New Pilots

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The only four-year accredited aviation college in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area – Academy College – has joined forces with SkyWest Airlines of George, Utah, to provide … Continue reading

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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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