Tag Archives: airplane

How Is Your Instrument Scan?

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue We have become so dependent on autopilots in the aircraft we fly, it has become apparent that we have lost … Continue reading

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What is the value of your plane? Is it insured for that amount?

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue Over the past year or two, the market for used aircraft has exploded. Values have soared. A few weeks ago, I … Continue reading

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Smokeout 2021

by Patrick J. McDonald, ATP, CFI-I Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue The time is late summer of 2021, and for months, my only living brother and I had anticipated another carefree sightseeing flight to the great … Continue reading

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Aircraft Battery Care & Maintenance

by Richard Morey © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue Winter is upon us. Typically, this involves less flying, and certainly colder weather, both of which are detrimental to an aircraft battery. … Continue reading

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Homebuilt Aircraft Fatal Accidents Remain Under Historic Average

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Fatal amateur-built aircraft accidents remained under the historic average over the 12-month period ending in September 2022, but the Experimental Aircraft Association notes that an uptick over the … Continue reading

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Which End of A Grass Airstrip To Build A Hangar… Upslope or Downslope?

by Pete Schoeninger © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue Q) What is FAR Part 134? A) Part 134 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) is a nickname given to oft violated … Continue reading

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FAA Extends Aircraft Registration From 3 To 7 Years

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue WASHINGTON, DC – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has extended the duration of aircraft registration certificates from three to seven years, an action which should alleviate delays in the aircraft registration … Continue reading

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Could The FAA Be Putting Us At Risk By Changing The Definitions of Long-Accepted Acronyms & Terminology?

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue The recent fiasco on January 11, 2023, involving the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its lack of a backup system for the highly relied on 30-year-old electronic NOTAM … Continue reading

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Flight Tracking

by Sheila Kvilvang Air Transportation Services Dispatcher Minnesota Department of Transportation – Aviation Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue It wasn’t long ago that the only reliable way for anyone outside of the Air Traffic Control … Continue reading

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Flanking the Derecho

by Patrick J. McDonald, ATP CFII © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue The word, derecho, is fairly new to our pilot weather vocabulary. The word, Spanish in origin, literally means … Continue reading

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