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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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Flight MH 370 – One More Great “Unsolved Mystery!”

by Allen Penticoff Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 I wanted to comment on the article entitled “Miracle Over Minnesota… Survival After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning” by Dan Bass, published in the Oct/Nov 2020 … Continue reading

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Despite Experience, Senior Pilots Are Charged Higher Insurance Premiums

by Victoria Neuville Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue The saying goes that there are old pilots and bold pilots, but there are no old, bold pilots. After decades of … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Dedicates New Stellar Aviation Facility

by Jim Bildilli Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – On October 15, 2020, airport officials and community leaders dedicated Stellar Aviation Group’s newly completed General Aviation complex at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport … Continue reading

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Midwest LSA Expo Mt. Vernon-Outland Airport (KMVN) Mt. Vernon, Illinois

by Jim Bildilli Photos by Chris Bildilli Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue If you attended the Midwest Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) Expo at Mt. Vernon-Outland Airport (MVN) in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, September 10-12, 2020, … Continue reading

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Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association Safely Holds 2020 Splash-In, Despite Pandemic

by Randy Strebig President, Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association Indiana Field Director, Seaplane Pilots Association Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue What an AMAZING weekend. The 18th Annual Indiana Seaplane Pilots … Continue reading

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Texan Makes Solo Flight In A Floatplane To Alaska…. Pure Joy & A Lesson In Pilot Preparedness!

by Ken Wittekiend Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Skylane N9681 Foxtrot is returning to Medford with an engine problem,” I radioed the tower at Rogue Valley International – Medford … Continue reading

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Going-to-the-Sun Road Skyway

by Yasmina Platt Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Glacier, Waterton Lakes, Banff, and Jasper National Parks have been on our “to visit” list for a long time. We took … Continue reading

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