Archives: Columns

Is age just a number? Aviation insurance companies don’t think so.

by Bob Worthington Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – print & online April/May 2021 issue Is your age just a number as opposed to it being a definitive measure of your physical or mental abilities? … Continue reading

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Richfield – One of the Best Places To Paraglide In Utah

by Yasmina Platt Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue Who needs an engine or an airstrip when you have mountains, a lifting force, and empty fields? That’s what paragliding and hang gliding … Continue reading

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Be-Utah-Ful! Backcountry Flying In Utah

by Yasmina Platt Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2021 issue It’s a great day any time I can be in the mountains. It’s a great day when I fly. It’s a fantastic day any … Continue reading

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Hypertension and FAA Certification

by Dr. Bill Blank, MD Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – print & online April/May 2021 issue Hypertension or high blood pressure is quite common. It is estimated that almost half of our population will … Continue reading

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Landing Rehabilitation

by Harold Green Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – print & online April/May 2021 issue Most of us who have been flying for a while have found ourselves with landing problems. All at once we … Continue reading

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Are you a pilot or an appliance operator?

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – print and online April/May 2021 issue In my previous column entitled “Are you a child of the Magenta,” I wrote about the deterioration of … Continue reading

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Before You File A Part 16 Complaint Against An AIP Airport Sponsor, Make Sure You Try To Settle

by Gregory J. Reigel © April 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – print & online April/May 2021 issue Airport owners or operators (“Airport Sponsors”) who receive federal grant funds under the federal Airport Improvement Program (“AIP”) … Continue reading

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Enjoy This Half of Midwest Flyer Magazine In Print & The Other Half Online!

by Dave Weiman Published Midwest Flyer Magazine – online & print April/May 2021 As announced last fall, Midwest Flyer Magazine would be published ONLINE beginning with the December 2020/January 2021 issue, with only one (1) issue  (April/May 2021) published online … Continue reading

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Different Aircraft for Different Missions, SLC Style!

by Yasmina Platt Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue Flying cross country? Trying to cover a bit of ground? Need to get somewhere fast? On a budget? Take the airplane. Want to … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Cleaning & Disinfecting Protocols For Aircraft

by Chris Meyer MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue To say COVID-19 has changed our way of life is an understatement. Wearing face masks has become the new standard, families with children are adjusting to … Continue reading

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