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New Minnesota airport, seaplane base and travel guides now available as ForeFlight Content Packs

by James McCanney Aviation Representative & Pilot for Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. MnDOT Aeronautics added a new feature to the Minnesota Airport Directory and Travel Guide three years ago. We developed a ForeFlight Content … Continue reading

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Sharing the VFR traffic pattern: VFR and IFR aircraft at the “Uncontrolled Airport”

by Eric Peltier Pilot for Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. We tend to use the term Uncontrolled Airport to describe airports without control towers or airports with non-operating control towers. The current FAA circular with … Continue reading

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Pardon Our Dust: Annual Airport Construction Update

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. In November 2021, Congress passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law or BIL. Among many other things, … Continue reading

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Pancake Breakfast

by Dean Zakos © Dean Zakos 2022. All Rights Reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue I am alone in a corner of the lounge at the FBO. From my window seat overlooking the runway, I can … Continue reading

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Fly Out/Order In

by Karen Workman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. Food is always a good reason to fly, but fly-in breakfast season is still a few months away. So now what is our motivation? Food, still, with hundreds … Continue reading

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Biking Nebraska by Plane

by Tom Winter Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue.   What if, when you land at a Nebraska airport, you want to explore the town? Take it from me, there are some great bike rides out there. … Continue reading

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The Queen City of the Gulf – Galveston

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. Galveston is a coastal resort city, island, and port (cargo and pleasure) less than 50 miles southeast of Houston, Texas. The mid-1870s to the mid-1890s was the apex … Continue reading

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A Discussion About 100LL

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Airports & State Advocacy • Great Lakes Region Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue If you have been anywhere near other pilots, or have had an ear … Continue reading

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Culture of Service

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue I OFTEN TALK about the programs, initiatives, and services we develop to maintain and protect your freedom to fly here at AOPA. But, like … Continue reading

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What Is The Value of Your Local Airport?

by Bob Worthington © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. Most non-aviation people view airports as being in two distinct different versions. Those which service the airlines and the much smaller county … Continue reading

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