Tag Archives: aircraft

Cassette Players, Pay Phones & NDBs

by Rick Braunig Manager, Aviation Safety & Enforcement MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Febraury/March 2019 issue It’s been a while since I’ve ridden in a car with a cassette player. I know we have a lot more old … Continue reading

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Innovation Is In Our DNA

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Powered flight is one of if not the greatest innovations in the history of humanity. For thousands of years, people looked at birds and wondered … Continue reading

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Good Training & Aeronautical Decision Making

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue A popular topic this time of the year is “icing.” I have written about icing several times before, as have most aviation columnists, and though I will … Continue reading

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How To Hold Altitude Like A Pro!

by Harold Green, CFII Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Ever notice how some pilots hold exact altitude with no apparent effort? Wonder how they do it? The key is knowledge and practice. Knowledge can be used to … Continue reading

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Sharing The Airport… Operations At Non-Towered Airports

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue Each year at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, I’m reminded as to just how many ways there are to take flight. For those of us who regularly … Continue reading

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Drone Restrictions In Federal Wilderness Areas

by Jonathan Beck UAS Instructor Northland Community & Technical College NSF ATE DroneTECH Principal Investigator Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue I was recently asked the question, “What are the restrictions for flying drones in federal wilderness areas?” … Continue reading

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Aviation: The Competitive Advantage

BA + GA = WIN for the City Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue Business Aviation (BA) is an extremely important part of the General Aviation (GA) industry. Studies have shown for years that companies that use aircraft … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue Q: With spring just around the corner, are there any hazards especially associated with spring that I should be reminded of? A: Yes, birds and bees and crosswinds. Birds … Continue reading

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From Gatherings To Floatplanes & ATC Privatization

by Kyle Lewis Manager, Great Lakes Region Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue The AOPA Great Lakes Regional Manager post had been vacant for nearly a year before I filled the position this … Continue reading

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Comparison of Part 91 versus Part 135, Ownership & Operation of Aircraft

by Greg Reigel, AAL ©Copyright 2017. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue Owners of business aircraft frequently face the question of whether their aircraft should be operated under 14 C.F.R. Part 91 (“Part 91”) or … Continue reading

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