Archives: Columns

Destination Florida!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2023 Digital Issue If you are from the Midwest, chances are you are sick of the snow and cold temps in the winter and are looking for someplace warmer for a … Continue reading

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First Elvis, Then Lear… Jets To Be Restored

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2023 Digital Issue We often hear of small, classic and vintage aircraft being restored, as well as warbird aircraft, but seldom corporate jets. But when names like “Elvis Presley” and “Bill … Continue reading

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What is in your airplane, besides passengers and baggage?

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2023 Digital Issue What we carry in our airplanes today evolved from our military air services becoming common after WWI. During combat our military … Continue reading

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An Internet Attack On The Federal Air Surgeon

by Dr. Bill Blank, MD Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2023 Digital Issue Recently I have been getting questions from airmen about changes in the PR interval which the FAA will accept on an electrocardiogram (ECG). The PR interval … 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 2023 Digital Issue Anyone living in Wisconsin, or the Midwest for that matter, knows that the weather dictates many aspects of life. The old joke is, we … Continue reading

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The Power of Partnerships

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2023 Digital Issue We all know there is no tighter-knit community than ours in general aviation. We share a great passion for flying, and we have a … Continue reading

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Who is the Teacher?

by Dean Zakos © Dean Zakos 2023. All Rights Reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2023 Digital Issue “When one teaches, two learn.” – Robert Heinlein I am sitting, perhaps a little too casually, in the right seat of … Continue reading

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The Birth of Button-ology

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2023 Digital Issue In thinking back to the days of rotating a knob to change a frequency, and rotating the azimuth on a … Continue reading

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The balancing act… When should an instructor take the controls?

by Richard Morey © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2023 Digital Issue So often flight instructors (CFIs and CFIIs) will observe their students – whether a licensed pilot or student – make mistakes, or … Continue reading

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MnDOT Aeronautics Update

by Ryan Gaug Interim Director MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2023 Digital Issue It’s hard to believe it has been almost a full year since I was asked to step in as Interim Director of … Continue reading

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