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A Prepurchase Inspection Can Be An Annual Inspection, But It’s Usually Not That Thorough

by Pete Schoeninger Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Therefore, Buyers Need To Be Realistic If Their Mechanic Misses Something. Q: What’s the latest on the used airplane market? A: From what … Continue reading

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Has Your Airplane Been Stolen? Maybe not.

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue If you wake up in the middle of the night and see that on FlightAware your airplane is not where you left it, and fear that it might have been stolen, … Continue reading

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EAA B-17 Grounded For Maintenance

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue EAA’s B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” arrived at Punta Gorda, Florida (KPGD) on its schedule of flying and selling rides. When the aircraft arrived, crew filled up the tanks (1700-gallon capacity) and parked … Continue reading

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EAA Dedications Over The Years

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue EAA’s Pioneer Airport at Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was dedicated on July 24, 1984, and featured a ribbon cutting ceremony by aviation pioneer, Dale Crites of Waukesha, Wis. EAA Founder Paul H. Poberezny … Continue reading

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Ramping Up Transparency…. AOPA Unites Organizations Urging Standardized GA Parking Labels On Airport Diagrams

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue FREDERICK, MD – Pilots would have an easier time selecting a destination on the airport after landing if the many terms airports use to label general aviation parking areas on FAA … Continue reading

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The Final Word On Landings

by Harold Green Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue In the last column I promised to complete the landing discussion, so here goes. When last we discussed the issue, we were on … Continue reading

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Aircraft Values & What Affects Them

by Pete Schoeninger Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue Q: I have heard there has been a big jump in values of some Cessna 172 Skyhawks. Can you verify? A: You are … Continue reading

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Pilots Association To Raffle Off Airplane To Raise Money For Future Aviators

AKRON, OHIO – The East Central Ohio Pilots Association (ECOPA) is holding its annual airplane raffle, the largest annual fundraiser for their Education and Safety Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit that provides training scholarships to future pilots. Raffle tickets went on … Continue reading

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Flying For Hire Is More Than Just Having A Commercial Pilot Certificate

by Pete Schoeninger Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue Q: I want to start giving limited seaplane rides for hire from the lake where I have a house and keep my floatplane … Continue reading

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Are you a pilot or an appliance operator?

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – print and online April/May 2021 issue In my previous column entitled “Are you a child of the Magenta,” I wrote about the deterioration of … Continue reading

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