Tag Archives: Airplanes

A Time-Based Perspective On Flight Training

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue Normally it is good to keep personal observations out of this column. However, with 60-plus years of perspective, the start may provide a reference point for what is happening … Continue reading

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A journey back in time! by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue I’ve been flying for 58 years. You might well imagine that I’ve seen a lot of airplanes and met a lot of people. (This … Continue reading

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Aircraft Records, Heavy Wings, College Tuition, Bonanzas, Props, Skyhawks, Upgrades, Filler Caps, Primers & Bluebook Values

by Pete Schoeninger Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue Q:  Do you recommend keeping all airplane records inside the cockpit? A:  When flying, I suggest you only carry what is required onboard, which are certificates of airworthiness, aircraft … Continue reading

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Where have all the airport kids gone?

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue How today’s youth will fall in love with flying! Growing up as a young boy in Minnesota, free time for me meant riding my bike … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation, headquartered in Watertown, with locations in Madison and Juneau Wisconsin, provides private aircraft charter, pilot flight training, aircraft sales, aircraft services and maintenance. Watertown, Wisconsin  – July 25, 2016 –  Wisconsin Aviation, Wisconsin’s premier aviation services provider, is celebrating 35 … Continue reading

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Leading Edge Air Foils Launches New, Easy-to-Use Website

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 LYONS, WIS. – Leading Edge Air Foils, LLC (LEAF) has launched a new, easy-to-use website at www.leadingedgeairfoils.com. Readers can check it out on their Smart Phone, tablet or computer and shop the … Continue reading

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EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The 100th anniversary of The Boeing Company, the world’s largest commercial and military aircraft company, will bring a unique collection of airplanes and presentations to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 on July 25-31. The 64th … Continue reading

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Sharing The Experience!

by Dave Weiman For all of us who attended EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, we came away with a lot of memorable experiences in the people we met, the aircraft we saw and flew, and the activities we participated in – … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Q: The engine in my Beech A-36 is due for an overhaul. I am wondering about buying a turbine conversion. What do you think? A: What’s not to like about an engine that offers better reliability, much … Continue reading

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The Dangers of “Black Ice”

Fall is well known in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest for its beautiful colors, many comfortable days and crisp nights. Some years the colors seem so vibrant and plentiful, yet once in awhile, fall will seem to be frequently gray … Continue reading

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