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Bringing Clearance Delivery Into The 21st Century

by Kyle Sullivan Airport Coordinator MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – June/July 2021 Online Issue For pilots – whether seasoned or novice – receiving an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) clearance is not a new concept. The … Continue reading

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The Importance of Airport Tenant & Local Pilot Associations

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Airports & State Advocacy • Great Lakes RegionAircraft Owners & Pilots Association www.aopa.org Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue A basic ingredient of any successful airport community, for both the pilot and … Continue reading

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Airport Lodging

by Yasmina Platt Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue Traveling during a pandemic has proven to be risky and, therefore, undesirable for many. RV travel trends have increased because people are not … Continue reading

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Bringing Clearance Delivery Into The 21st Century

by Kyle Sullivan Airport Coordinator MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue For pilots – whether seasoned or novice – receiving an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) clearance is not a new concept. The delivery … Continue reading

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Airport Maintenance From A Pilot’s Perspective

by Chris Meyer MnDOT-Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue As pilots, we have a lot to think about when preparing for a flight. In fact, we’re legally obligated. The Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) regarding Preflight Action … Continue reading

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Large-Scale Airport Solar Facilities Gaining In Popularity

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/June 2021 Online Issue The remarkable growth of the solar industry witnessed in the last decade continues to show no sign of slowing down. Fueled by decreasing costs … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CE Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue Spring, what a wonderful season and metaphor for where we all are in the pandemic. There are thousands of clichés about things blooming, opening … Continue reading

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DUIs & Certification

by Dr. Bill Blank, MD Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue Recently I have had a couple of applicants with more than one DUI (Driving Under the Influence) violation. Had they handled … Continue reading

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The Final Word On Landings

by Harold Green Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue In the last column I promised to complete the landing discussion, so here goes. When last we discussed the issue, we were on … Continue reading

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Will you know when it is time to quit flying? There are other options, you know.

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue It is a fact of life. Sooner or later every pilot has to quit flying for one reason or another. Some do … Continue reading

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