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A Positive Look At GA

Letter to the city finance director of Wayne, Nebraska. From Jim Hanson Corporate Pilot & Manager of Albert Lea Municipal Airport Albert Lea, Minnesota Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Dear Sir: In addition to being the manager of … Continue reading

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Decision To Close Northern Minnesota Airport On Hold!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue In the April/May 2020 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, the rural airport in Isle, Minnesota (MY72), and its all-volunteer association, were featured. At an earlier meeting between the city, … Continue reading

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How Pilots Can Keep Airport Workers (and Themselves) Safe!

by Kelly Akhund MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Have you ever flown into an airport and found workers on the airfield? Do you ever wonder if they are listening to your radio calls? Do you … Continue reading

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City clerks, public works quietly keep pilots flying

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Do you ever think about the people who work in aviation? I don’t mean the people who use aviation… I mean the people … Continue reading

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No ADS-B Out? Where Can I Go? Also, Handling Distractions In The Cockpit!

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue As I am writing this article, there is doom and gloom as the world seems to be shut down for the Coronavirus Pandemic. I am anxious to … Continue reading

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Illinois To Update Its Aviation Systems Plan & Economic Impact Report

by Clayton Stambaugh, James Bildilli & Zach DeVeau Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue After nearly 25 years, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has embarked on a project to analyze the current Illinois Aviation System Plan (IASP) … Continue reading

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OMNNI Associates & Westwood Professional Services Join Forces To Provide Expanded Capabilities

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue In July of 2019, OMNNI Associates (omnni.com) was acquired by Minneapolis-based, Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (westwoodps.com), a multi-disciplined surveying and engineering firm. Westwood provides services to both private and public sector clients … Continue reading

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Grassroots Advocacy Takes Dedication, Education & Passion

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association www.aopa.org Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue Grassroots advocacy. What do you think that means? One might picture walking door … Continue reading

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Wittman Regional Airport To Build New General Aviation Terminal

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Supervisors of the Winnebago County Board have approved three resolutions to move forward with the construction of a new general aviation (GA) terminal at Wittman Regional Airport. The terminal … Continue reading

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The Importance of Accurate Runway Condition Reporting To Winter Flying!

by Rick Braunig Manager, Aviation Safety & Enforcement MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 As I’m writing this article, the first snowfalls of the season are coming down and I’ve only started my snow blower for practice. … Continue reading

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