Archives: Columns

Declared Distances and Displaced Thresholds… When the runway is shorter than published.

by Rick Braunig Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September online issue There aren’t a lot of runways with displaced thresholds in Minnesota, but they are common enough that pilots should be familiar with them. When a runway has a displaced … Continue reading

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Improved Internet Services Coming To Many Minnesota Airports

by Kris Christenson MnDOT Navigations Systems Radio Engineer Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue  MnDOT’s Office of Aeronautics has been working on several programs to improve communication services at Minnesota’s local general aviation airports. The first of … Continue reading

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MnDOT Air Mobility Strategic Plan Looks To The Future

by Michael Johnson Business Process Manager MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Office of Aeronautics is developing an air mobility strategic plan to prepare for Minnesota’s future as … Continue reading

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Meet Greg Stern, Airport Development Engineer

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Greg Stern joined the Wisconsin DOT Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) in May 2021. As an airport development engineer, Greg is responsible for managing projects at 10 airports around Wisconsin. His duties … Continue reading

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New Publications For Wisconsin Aviators

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue The Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) is pleased to announce the release of several new publications for aviators. Digital copies of these new publications, … Continue reading

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Experience Moab 360

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Moab, Utah is one of my favorite hubs for adventure. It has absolutely something for everyone: two National Parks (NP), two more State Parks (SP), lots of open … Continue reading

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Airport Authorities, Commissions, Advisory Councils & You!

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes / Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue How well do you “know” your airport? How well do you know … Continue reading

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The Show Goes On

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Over the past year, I think we’ve all learned a simple lesson in appreciation. Most of us didn’t realize how much we’d miss the … Continue reading

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Flying Cross-Country A Lot? A Timeshare May Work For You!

by Bob and Anita Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Extensive cross-country trips in a small plane are not cheap. In addition to the plane expenditures, there are food and … Continue reading

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A Prepurchase Inspection Can Be An Annual Inspection, But It’s Usually Not That Thorough

by Pete Schoeninger Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Therefore, Buyers Need To Be Realistic If Their Mechanic Misses Something. Q: What’s the latest on the used airplane market? A: From what … Continue reading

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