Tag Archives: aviation

Look Out For Non-Standard Traffic Patterns

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue The fundamentals of the standard traffic pattern are something every pilot learns early on in their flight training. Just as roads provide a safe and … 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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Cheri Rohlfing… Wife, Mom, Airline Pilot, Educator & Volunteer

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Cheri Rohlfing of Cleveland, Minnesota, first became interested in aviation while taking an Aerospace Science class her junior year in high school in Elk River, Minnesota. That summer she … Continue reading

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Aircraft Ownership & State Taxes

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes / Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue The cost of aircraft ownership runs much deeper than the upfront purchase cost. … Continue reading

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Dale Klapmeier To Step Down As Cirrus Aircraft CEO

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue DULUTH, MINN. – Cirrus Aircraft has announced that Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder and National Aviation Hall of Fame inductee, Dale Klapmeier, will be stepping down from his current executive position within the … Continue reading

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What’s the Risk?

by Rachel Obermoller MnDOT Pilot Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue What do Swiss cheese, bowties, and trapping have in common? When it comes to aviation, there’s a whole set of tools which use these three seemingly disparate … Continue reading

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SOARING THROUGH CEILINGS

Inspiring and supporting women pilots… “No borders, just horizons-only freedom” – Amelia Earhart by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue In the early twentieth century, Amelia Earhart defied the odds when she … Continue reading

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What Flying May Look Like In The Future

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue Normally this column is focused on aircraft operations. However, for this issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, we are going to take a detour and try to look at what … Continue reading

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Shelly Simi Named NASAO President/CEO

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue WASHINGTON, DC – The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) has named Shelly Simi its new President and CEO. In this capacity, Simi will work closely with the NASAO Board of … Continue reading

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AOPA Air Safety Institute Releases Newest Accident Case Study

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Air Safety Institute (ASI) released another episode in its popular Accident Case Study video series. The latest video details the plight of … Continue reading

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