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Go-Around. Ready or Not?

by Joe Anderson Pilot, Minnesota Department of Transportation Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Do you recall the last time you performed a go-around? Are go-arounds something you practice on a regular basis? Are you … Continue reading

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AIRPORT WINTER OPERATIONS… Managing Slippery Runways, Taxiways & Ramps At GA Airports

by Pete Vercouteren Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Winter operations at general aviation (GA) airports can cause many challenges compared to the larger commercial airports. The challenges include availability … Continue reading

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Local Pilots Promote STEM In Springfield

by Jim Bildilli Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue About two years ago, four pilots at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Illinois, had the unique opportunity to promote a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math … Continue reading

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Pilot Decision-Making

by Bob Worthington Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 Pilot decision-making is the process of deciding what to do when flying an aircraft. Consider this: 75% of aircraft accidents are caused … Continue reading

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The Sun Shines Bright On Runway 27

by Pete Schoeninger Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 Q: Why do airport engineers layout a runway to align perfectly with a setting sun? Recently (September 15th) I was landing at … Continue reading

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One Size Instruction May Not Fit All

by Harold Green Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January issue In recent years, flight instruction has become more and more guided by the goal of producing pilots prepared and motivated to move … Continue reading

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Registering Your Aircraft In Wisconsin

by Michele Cumblad WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue Fall is upon us. The leaves are changing, pumpkin spice flavoring is everywhere, and Wisconsin aircraft registration renewal fees are due. We have nearly 6,000 … Continue reading

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Live Global Traffic Streaming Now Available With ForeFlight

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue ForeFlight, in partnership with FlightAware, is now providing live global traffic streaming for all customers with its new Internet Traffic feature. Internet Traffic is tied to the same Traffic map layer used to … Continue reading

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From The Frying Pan, Into The Fire: PFAS/PFOS Concerns For Airport Operators

by Brad Maurer, JD, CPCU Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Airports have long been concerned about environmental quality. Ever since we have understood the impact of fuel and degreasing solvent releases to the ground and the groundwater, … Continue reading

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Antique Airplane Association Founder & President, Robert Leo Taylor

July 2, 1924 – June 20, 2020 Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2002 issue Ottumwa, Iowa – Robert (Bob) L. Taylor, 95, founder and president of the Antique Airplane Association (AAA), and cofounder and chairman of the Airpower Museum … Continue reading

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