Archives: October/November 2020

Raymond J. Rought

January 5, 1948 – July 6, 2020 Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue FOREST LAKE, MINN. – Longtime Minnesota Aeronautics Director, Raymond J. Rought, 72, of Forest Lake, Minnesota, passed away peacefully July 6, with family by his … Continue reading

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Know the Rules for Safe Ground Vehicle Operations at Airports Information from FAA Advisory Circular 150/5210-20A

by Joe Anderson Minnesota Aeronautics Bulletin – Department of Transportation www.dot.state.mn.us/aero Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue According to FAA Advisory Circular 150/5210-20A, “Each year, accidents, incidents, and runway incursions occur involving aircraft, pedestrians, ground vehicle drivers, and … Continue reading

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Your Fly Minnesota Airports Passport Adventure Awaits You!

by Darlene Dahlseide Published Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue Flying is fun for aviators. The freedom experienced when you fly is little short of absolutely marvelous. And now and then something comes along that makes flying even more fun, … Continue reading

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Restaurants Near Wisconsin Airports

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue In the August/September 2020 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, was a list and map of Wisconsin airports with food options. The map depicts airports that are within a mile of at least … Continue reading

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Registering Your Aircraft In Wisconsin

by Michele Cumblad WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue Fall is upon us. The leaves are changing, pumpkin spice flavoring is everywhere, and Wisconsin aircraft registration renewal fees are due. We have nearly 6,000 … Continue reading

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10 Memories of A Decade At EAA

by “EW” The Kid Reporter Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue EDITOR’S NOTE: Anyone who has ever attended EAA AirVenture Oshkosh at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, has their own special memories, be it meeting people you … Continue reading

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Years of Memories & Growing Up At Oshkosh

by Stacy W. Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue I may not remember my first time at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, as I was too young, but I do remember prepping for the biggest event of the … Continue reading

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The Birth of America… The Birth of Freedom

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue During a trip to Boston (to teach a “Rusty Pilots Seminar” for AOPA), I had the chance to travel back in time while visiting the Minute Man National Historical … Continue reading

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Miracle Over Minnesota… Survival After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

by Dan Bass Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue @October 2020. All rights reserved! In February 2017, I needed to visit a customer in Thunder Bay, Ontario. By car, it’s over a 7-hour drive from Winona, Minnesota, where … Continue reading

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The Last Light In Patsy Cline’s Life

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue Any time I hear about an aircraft accident which is attributed to “pilot error,” I cringe and try to put myself in the pilot’s seat. Was it a matter … Continue reading

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