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Accelerated Aviation Instruction Moves To Owatonna

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue After years of steady growth, Accelerated Aviation Instruction (AAI) has moved their operation from Albert Lea Municipal Airport (KAEL) in Albert Lea, Minnesota to Owatonna Degner Regional Airport (KOWA) in Owatonna, Minnesota. … Continue reading

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Isle Airport Receives New Lease On Life

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue The Isle, Minnesota airport IS NOT closing! On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, the Isle City Council voted to enforce the air-easement to clear the tall trees off the south end of the … Continue reading

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Big Win For GA Despite COVID-19

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association www.aopa.org Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue 2020 changed almost overnight. COVID-19 wreaked havoc on industries and economies throughout the world. … Continue reading

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Politely Quiet Airports

by Harold Green @August 2020 All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Usually this column is devoted to subjects related to piloting techniques with an emphasis on safety. However, in this column the emphasis is on … Continue reading

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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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