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We Must Be Proactive!

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager for Government Affairs and Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes / AOPA Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue      In the Airports and State Advocacy Department of the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association … Continue reading

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Spread Your Wings You earned your pilot certificate — now what?

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue AMERICAN AUTHOR MARK TWAIN ONCE SAID, “Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do, than by the ones … Continue reading

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When To Pickle My Engine & Am I In A Pickle Without ADS-B?

by Pete Schoeninger Published In Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue Q: How often and how long should I I fly my Beech Sport (150 hp Lycoming engine) in the winter before considering engine preservative action? A: Lycoming S/L L180B … Continue reading

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The STIHL National Championship Air Races At Pylon 4

by Jay Olson Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 The Genesis Decades have passed since I sat in the lobby of Thunderbird Aviation at Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM) in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and listened to flight instructors gush … Continue reading

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Finland To Join Nordic Forefront In Reducing Emissions In Aviation

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue Finland’s incoming government introduced its Government Programme, June 3, 2019, which includes ambitious climate targets and a goal for carbon neutral Finland in 2035. As part of reducing transport-related emissions, the share … Continue reading

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The Einarson Family of International Falls Celebrates The Lives of Francis & Joyce Einarson

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MINN. – Family and friends are celebrating the lives of two iconic figures in aviation, Francis William Einarson, 91, died May 10, 2019, and Joyce Lucille Einarson, 88, died May … Continue reading

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D-Day Squadron Makes Appearance At EAA AirVenture

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The D-Day Squadron, having successfully crossed the Atlantic with 15 C-47 and DC-3 aircraft, traveled to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 22-28, 2019 with 10 aircraft, to participate … Continue reading

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One Kid’s Perspective of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

by The Kid Reporter! Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue When I walked into the grounds at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh this year, July 22-28, 2019, I felt a warm breeze. The first thing we did was to observe … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Complacent: Survival Tips For Winter Flying

by Bob Worthington Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 i It was late summer, in the mountains in the Middle East, in combat. I was a U.S. Marine PFC (Private First Class). Military privates are at the bottom of … Continue reading

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State, Federal & Local Airport Grants & The Airport Sponsor’s Responsibility

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue A question that is always being asked by airports – large and small … Continue reading

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