Archives: Columns

MnDOT Weather Computers At Airports Get An Update… Printers Are Being Phased Out!

by Mike Hartell Airport Operations Director MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Over the past 30 years, we have seen a lot of changes in our ability to gather and display weather information … Continue reading

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Hangar Loan Program Provides Funding For Aircraft Storage

by Luke Bourassa South Region Development Engineer MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Funding for airport projects in Minnesota comes from a variety of different sources. One of the more unique programs is … Continue reading

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Are you Ready for Takeoff?

by Levi Eastlick WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Do you treat takeoff and departure as seriously as an approach and landing? Many pilots seem more concerned with navigation, enroute weather, their arrival, … Continue reading

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Splashing In Northern Idaho

by Yasmina Platt Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Although Priest River (a small town) and Priest Lake in northern Idaho are both great places to fly to, the fuel system icing inhibitor “Prist” is not required … Continue reading

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Pilots Working Together To Promote & Protect Airports

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy Great Lakes Region Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue The price of freedom is eternal vigilance,” quoted by Thomas Jefferson. While his thoughts … Continue reading

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Onward & Upward For aviation professionals, the future is looking good.

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Still grappling with the effects of the pandemic, the U.S. economy and job market have been unpredictable, to say the least. “Now hiring” and … Continue reading

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Off-Airport Landings… Cornfields Not Recommended!

by Pete Schoeninger © 2021 October. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Q: What is a thumb compression check? I note that it is mentioned frequently in accident reports. A: After an airplane accident, … Continue reading

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Human Factors & Instrument Flight A Decade Ago

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman © 2021 October. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue I have been quite active during the summer months doing accelerated instrument training and reviewing and updating my PowerPoint presentations for … Continue reading

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Are You Fit To Fly? Well, that depends on what kind of flying you do.

by Bob Worthington © 2021 October. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 issue Recently, the world has been watching the 2021 Summer Olympics. The media has shown us every aspect of what athletes must do … Continue reading

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Tips For Responding To FAA’s Office of Aerospace Medicine

by Gregory J. Reigel © 2021 October. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 issue As you may know, the process for obtaining a Special Issuance Medical Certificate, or renewal of a special issuance, can be … Continue reading

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