Archives: Columns

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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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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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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Cool Things To See From The Air

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue Fall is upon us and, with that, come corn mazes amongst other things! Let’s talk about some of the awesome things we, pilots, can see from the … Continue reading

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An Upload Feature To AMCS

by Dr. Bill Blank, MD © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue Where did I come up with this title? Why would I write about it? In a way, it’s one … Continue reading

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When May A Private Pilot Receive Compensation For Operating An Aircraft “Incidental To Employment?”

by Greg Reigel © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue I am frequently asked by private pilots whether they can be reimbursed for their use of either an owned or rented … Continue reading

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Flight Tracking

by Sheila Kvilvang Air Transportation Services Dispatcher Minnesota Department of Transportation – Aviation Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue It wasn’t long ago that the only reliable way for anyone outside of the Air Traffic Control … Continue reading

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Air Service From Your Regional Airport

by Kevin Carlson Planning Program Coordinator – North Region Minnesota Department of Transportation – Aviation Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue The airline industry is in a period of rapid change. The major airlines had faced … Continue reading

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A College Degree Is No Longer Required For Many Top-Paying Jobs In Aviation

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue Let me preface this editorial by stating that I believe in higher education, but I question when students go into debt to pay for ridiculously high college … Continue reading

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