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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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Giving “George” A Break

Automation is a powerful tool by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue We all know him, some of us even fly regularly with him. The go-to guy on long cross-country flights, the … Continue reading

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Now Is The Time To Plan Summer Flying Trips & A Mountain Destination May Not Be Out of The Question

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue This time of the year, my wife and I – relaxing in front of our cozy fireplace, a U.S. map on our coffee table – would plan fun … Continue reading

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State Aeronautics Directors Meet For The Betterment of The Industry

88th Annual NASAO Convention & Trade Show Held In St. Paul by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA – The fall season started on a strong note for the National Association of State … Continue reading

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Opening The Door To The Future

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Nearly every child has a dream or dreams of what they want to do for their future career. Many have a dream of flying fighters, airliners or aerobatic aircraft, for instance. Once … Continue reading

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How Cool Are You?

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – August/September 2019 issue Ever wonder how some folks remain calm when all those around them are in a panic? The old joke says, “If you are calm, when everyone else around … Continue reading

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AOPA Holds Congressional Meet & Greet At Thunderbird Aviation

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Longtime GA ally and supporter, Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.), a member of the House General Aviation Caucus, and cosponsor of the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2, which included … Continue reading

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The Great Lakes Region Gets A New Regional Flight Surgeon While Basic Med Increases In Popularity

by Dr. Bill Blank, M.D. Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue When I last checked, over 35,000 airmen had availed themselves of “Basic Med.” In addition, Mayo Clinic physicians now perform Basic Med exams. In fact, the Mayo … Continue reading

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AOPA TO HOLD GULF SHORES REGIONAL FLY-IN

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will be holding its fourth and final regional fly-in for the 2018 season in Gulf Shores, Alabama, Oct. 26 and 27, presented by the Alabama Department of Transportation Aeronautics Bureau … Continue reading

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AOPA Withdraws FAA Complaint Against Waukegan Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue FREDERICK, MD – In August 2017, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) filed three Part 13 complaints with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over egregious FBO fees at three airports, one … Continue reading

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