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Basic Airplane Control Is A Good Thing!

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue A disproportionate number of loss-of-control accidents happen while turning from base to final caused by a stall spin accident. Typically, this is the result of overshooting the final approach … Continue reading

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The Common-Sense Approach Checklist

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The question often arises, “What about an instrument approach checklist?” In this issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I will address some of my thoughts on this topic. … Continue reading

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Start A Club, Win An Airplane!

by Mark R. Baker President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association At the risk of repeating myself, let me say I’m a big fan of flying clubs. In my mind there’s just no better way to fly affordably and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin High School To Build Second Airplane In STEM Program

SALEM, WIS. – Students in the Central High School STEM program in Salem, Wis., are about ready to start building their second airplane. Students worked very hard to build their first airplane, and just as hard to learn about aviation … Continue reading

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I Get The Darndest Questions

by Harold Green Sometimes I get the darnedest questions. One of the latest was, “How do you handle the situation when the person you are flying with is doing something you think is not safe?” That, at least, was food … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Q: I have been thinking of buying a Cessna 185 as an investment and just storing it for 10-15 years thinking they are out of production, and are a popular airplane in the “outback,” and therefore could … Continue reading

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Discover Aviation Days!

May 31st & June 1st, 2014 BLAINE, MINN. – The annual “Discover Aviation Days” will again celebrate the history and future of flight starting off with a “pancake breakfast and lunch” both days; vintage and modern military aircraft, and general aviation aircraft … Continue reading

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The “Lark of Duluth” Replica Celebrates Centennial of World’s First Commercial Airliner

DULUTH, MINN. – January 1, 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the world’s first airline, St. Petersburg Tampa Airboat Line. In celebration, the “Lark of Duluth,” the Benoist Type XIV Flying Boat replica of the first airliner, which was built … Continue reading

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High Wind Operations

by Harold Green, CFII One of the many advantages pilots in the Midwest enjoy is an abundance of wind of various strengths and directions not enjoyed in other parts of the country. High wind conditions are a source of both … Continue reading

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Antique Aircraft Restoration Within Everyone’s Reach & Well Worth The Effort!

by Dan Wegmueller It is the little things, like the limited forward view. I won’t be able to see properly until we gather enough speed to lift the tail. Then, there is P-factor. I must remember to compensate with the … Continue reading

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