Tag Archives: aircraft

Look Out For Non-Standard Traffic Patterns

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue The fundamentals of the standard traffic pattern are something every pilot learns early on in their flight training. Just as roads provide a safe and … Continue reading

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Avoiding Loss of Control

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), your Minnesota Office of Aeronautics, and numerous General Aviation organizations work constantly to help pilots fly safely. News, education, guidance, and procedural documents can be produced with … Continue reading

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New & Important Laws For GA In The Great Lakes Region

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes / Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue There are some new and important laws that have been signed into … Continue reading

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There Are Things You Can Only See From The Air… Perú’s Nazca Lines!

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Aircraft are great traveling machines, but they are also fantastic platforms for sightseeing. I recently found the best place for aerial sightseeing – the Nazca (often spelled “Nasca”) Lines … Continue reading

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When Is An Aircraft “Destroyed” Versus “Repairable”?

by Greg Reigel, Esq. Copyright 2019. All Rights Reserved Unfortunately, these terms are not defined anywhere in the regulations. But, as you might expect, the FAA has a policy/opinion about what these terms mean. In fact, the FAA has issued … Continue reading

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Revolutionary New Business Jet Design Delivers Intercontinental Range At $1 Per Nautical Mile & Will Still Land At Small GA Airports

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue BROOMFIELD, COLO. – Business jet design has been stagnating for decades – a simple tube with wings and two engines – one on each side. Granted, they vary in size, range, speed, … Continue reading

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The New Golden Age of Small-Quantity, High-Quality Aircraft Parts Production: What Is It, And What’s Making It Happen?

Second In A Series of Articles by Ed Leineweber Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue In the December 2018/January 2019 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I introduced Tromblay Tool, LLC to epitomize what I called the “New Golden … Continue reading

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Tips For Renting Your Aircraft

by Greg Reigel Copyright 2019. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue If you own an aircraft and are not utilizing it as much as you would like, or if you would like to try and … Continue reading

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When It Comes To Flight Training, It’s No Time To Pinch Pennies!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue In this issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine is an advertisement promoting specialized flight training for Beechcraft Bonanza, Baron, Travel Air and Duke owners (see BPT ad on page 9). … Continue reading

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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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