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Island Hopping, Lake Michigan Style!

by Yasmina Soria Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue One may not always think of Michigan when thinking about “island hopping,” but there are a number of small islands on Lake Michigan with General Aviation (GA) airports. … Continue reading

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Flying On Floats Makes For Flying Fun!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue & June 1981 issue EDITOR’S NOTE: I first published this article in the June 1981 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, which describes my experience in getting a “seaplane rating.” … Continue reading

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A Positive Look At GA

Letter to the city finance director of Wayne, Nebraska. From Jim Hanson Corporate Pilot & Manager of Albert Lea Municipal Airport Albert Lea, Minnesota Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Dear Sir: In addition to being the manager of … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s New Aviation-Specific Mechanic’s Lien Law

by Russell Klingaman Attorney at Law Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue In May 2014, I gave a presentation to the General Session at the annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference about a legal issue of concern to many of … Continue reading

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Altitude Adjustment: Two Wisconsin Pilots Set Their Careers by the Altimeter

by Jim Neidert Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Two Wisconsin pilots, Tom Ricchio from Iola and Tom Hegy from Hartland, have seen the earth from very different perspectives over their combined 71,000 hours of flying time. Their … Continue reading

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Never Stop Getting Better

by Dean Zakos Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue I just want to keep improving, to keep getting better.” – Anonymous Scenario: You are level at 3,500 feet. With you in the cockpit are a good friend (a … Continue reading

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