Archives: Features

AIRPORT WINTER OPERATIONS… Managing Slippery Runways, Taxiways & Ramps At GA Airports

by Pete Vercouteren Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Winter operations at general aviation (GA) airports can cause many challenges compared to the larger commercial airports. The challenges include availability … 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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What to do? What to do? Where should I fly to?

by Jim Hanson Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue As I write this article, I am manning my empty office at Albert Lea (MN) Municipal Airport (KAEL) on July 4, … Continue reading

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Local Pilots Promote STEM In Springfield

by Jim Bildilli Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue About two years ago, four pilots at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Illinois, had the unique opportunity to promote a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math … Continue reading

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