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Australia’s First Maintenance Technician Training For Unmanned Aerial Systems To Be Provided In Partnership With Northland Community & Technical College

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue Aviation Australia of Brisbane, Australia, has partnered with Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) of Thief River Falls, Minnesota, to provide Australia with its first unmanned aerial systems (UAS) maintenance training program. … Continue reading

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2018-2019 Wisconsin Aeronautical Chart Now Available!

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2010 The 2018-2019 edition of the Wisconsin Aeronautical Chart is now available. The chart, published biannually, alternating with the Wisconsin Airport Directory, is available at your local FBO or pilot supply shop. Single copies … Continue reading

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Turf Runways In Wisconsin

by Levi Eastlick Chief Pilot, Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue As pilots, we all have our preferences, high-wing or low-wing, paper or electronic charts, PT-6 or TPE-331, Blue Angels or Thunderbirds. Similarly, some … Continue reading

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How To Avoid ADS-B Call Sign Mismatch

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue This is a detail packed article that every aircraft owner and every pilot should read.  This article is one of a number of great articles in the FAA Safety Briefing Magazine, Winter … Continue reading

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Did you know…

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue *The Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking (SARSAT) system uses National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellites in low-earth and geostationary orbits, as well as GPS satellites in medium-earth orbit to detect … Continue reading

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Non-Towered Airport Flight Operations

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 Pilots! Are you aware of a relatively new advisory circular (AC) that applies to aircraft operators operating at or in the vicinity of an airport without a control tower or at an airport … Continue reading

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Multi Modal MnDOT

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 Do you know that the Minnesota Office of Aeronautics is just one part of your very important state transportation organization, MnDOT.  The Minnesota Department … Continue reading

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Flying Low & Slow In Alaska…   Where Less Is More & Lower Is Better!

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 I recently traveled to “The Last Frontier” (yes, you guessed it, Alaska!) for work. When I realized I was scheduled to be in Anchorage only a week after the annual … Continue reading

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Seaplanes & Legislation To Protect Them, As Well As Aviation Fuel Sales Tax Distribution

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager for Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy/Great Lakes/AOPA Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue              I would like to take this opportunity to say “Thank You” to two groups … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue Q:  You warned a friend to hang onto paperwork indicating he paid sales tax when he bought his airplane, forever!  Why? A: If your friend ever moves to a … Continue reading

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