Archives: Dec2022/Jan2023

AOPA Asks Canada To Accept Pilots Flying Under BasicMed

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) have sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration and Canada’s Minister of Transport asking them … Continue reading

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Alliance for Aviation Across America Applauds Passage of Aviation Workforce Legislation

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue WASHINGTON, DC – On October 3, 2022, the Alliance for Aviation Across America applauded the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of the National Center for the Advancement of Aviation Act … Continue reading

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Construction Underway on New $5.4 Million Ground Engine Run-Up Project at St. Louis Downtown Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue ST. LOUIS, MO/November 1, 2022 – Construction is underway at St. Louis Downtown Airport on a new Ground Engine Run-Up and Compass Calibration Pad that will benefit aircraft maintenance providers … Continue reading

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It’s the people… Thank you to everyone who makes our community so special

by AOPA President and CEO Mark Baker Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue What a fantastic year it has been for our community. We’re enjoying this passion for flying in numbers we haven’t seen for some … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Hangar Storage

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue Appropriate hangar storage will always be a common point of contention between airports and hangar tenants. Although the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) 2016 … Continue reading

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Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association 20th Anniversary Splash-In

by Randy Strebig Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association, President/Indiana Field Director SP Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue The 20th Annual Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association “Splash-In,” September 23-25, 2022, on Lake James at the Pokagon State Park, … Continue reading

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I got ethanol in my gas… why?

by Pete Schoeninger © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue Q) When I test car gas (my airplane has a car gas STC) that is advertised being “non-ethanol,” usually one of … Continue reading

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Breezy Point Aviation Days 2023!

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue BREEZY POINT, MINNESOTA – One of Minnesota’s premier recreational airports, Breezy Point Airport – Muller Field (8MN3), will host its 8th Annual Breezy Point Aviation Day fly-in, Saturday, May 6, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Conference 2022 Topics & Recognition

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue EAU CLAIRE, WIS. – Welcoming attendees to the Wisconsin Aviation Conference, October 3 – 5, 2022, was the President of the Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA), Greg … Continue reading

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The Aviation Elephant In The Room, Mental Illness & Pilots

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue What We Do Not Talk About As people gather around the office coffee pot, at happy hour after work or … Continue reading

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