Archives: April/May 2024

Fill ‘er up!

Keeping aviation fuel accessible while finding its alternative by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2024 Digital Issue Flying season is about to heat up. While much of the South basks in a bit … Continue reading

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Island Hopping In The San Juan Islands, Washington State

by Yasmina Platt © Copyright 2024. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2024 Digital Issue I have talked about island hopping in the Bahamas and Michigan before but, this time, we’re traveling to Washington State. It is easy … Continue reading

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Communicate with farmers about safe agricultural operations around airports

by Jared Wedel MnDOT Aeronautics Airport Coordinator – North Region Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2024 Digital Issue One of the hardest things to tell farmers is that they can’t plant crops on perfectly good tillable land. Yet, that … Continue reading

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NATA Recognizes AOPA President & CEO Mark Baker

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2024 Digital Issue WASHINGTON, DC – The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) issued the following statement in recognition of AOPA President & CEO Mark Baker following the announcement of the Aircraft Owners & Pilot’s … Continue reading

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Pilots: Leave The Gummies At Home!

by Gregory J. Reigel, Esq © Copyright 2024. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2024 Digital Issue With the legalization of marihuana and/or cannabis in many states, products containing THC or CBD are now readily available for … Continue reading

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NorthPoint Aviation… Complete Aircraft & Pilot Services In Northern Minnesota

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2024 Digital Issue NorthPoint Aviation is a full-service fixed base operation located at Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport in Brainerd, Minnesota. The company provides fuel sales, aircraft sales, and acquisition for both recreational and commercial … Continue reading

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Schweiss Doors Founder, Mike Schweiss, To Be Inducted Into The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2024 Digital Issue FAIRFAX, MINN. – Michael L. (Mike) Schweiss, founder and owner of Schweiss Doors, will be inducted into the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHF) at ceremonies April 20, 2024, at The … Continue reading

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Orderly Succession Plan In Place For AOPA’s Next Leader

by Eric Blinderman Senior Director of Communications, AOPA Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2024 Digital Issue After 10 years of growing AOPA, keeping it the world’s largest civil aviation organization, and protecting general aviation pilots’ freedom to fly, AOPA … Continue reading

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Maintaining Minnesota’s AWOS Stations

by Nick Kremer Navigation Systems Radio Engineer, MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2024 Digital Issue As a pilot or member of a flight crew, you listen in to a weather briefing at the start of every flight … Continue reading

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Operations At MAC General Aviation Airports Increased 8.3% In 2023 Long-term development strategy helps accommodate growth, expanded services

Long-term development strategy helps accommodate growth, expanded services Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2024 Digital Issue MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MINN. – General aviation airports owned and operated by the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) showed continued growth in 2023 based on … Continue reading

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