Tag Archives: aviation

EAA BRINGS AVIATION COMMUNITY TOGETHER FOR EAA SPIRIT OF AVIATION WEEK ON JULY 21-25

Whole spectrum of recreational aviation featured as #EAAtogether EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (June 5, 2020) — The Experimental Aircraft Association is showcasing the whole spectrum of flight this summer in a virtual way, as EAA Spirit of Aviation … Continue reading

Posted in EAA & AirVenture, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Columns, Columns, Columns, June/July 2020, MN Aeronautics Bulletin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Columns, Columns, Columns, June/July 2020, MN Aeronautics Bulletin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Never Stop Getting Better

by Dean Zakos Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue I just want to keep improving, to keep getting better.” – Anonymous Scenario: You are level at 3,500 feet. With you in the cockpit are a good friend (a … Continue reading

Posted in Books & Movies, Features, Features, Flight Safety, June/July 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Letter To The Editor – Paul Brutlag

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Dear Dave: While I cherish my privilege of flight from hot-air-balloons to multi-engine aircraft and warbirds, Kathy Vesely (MnDOT Office of Aeronautics) has been the HEART of keeping my privilege of flight … Continue reading

Posted in June/July 2020, Letters, Sections | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Respond To An FAA/NTSB Investigation

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Piloting an aircraft is fraught with rules and regulations, which can result in the pilot being the subject of an investigation. In 40 years of flying, I have … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, Columns, Columns, June/July 2020, The Left Seat | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Something Good Will Come From It

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue By now, we have all sheltered in our homes and maintained our social distancing to the point we are no longer social; worn our facemasks whenever in public so … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, Columns, Columns, Dialogue, June/July 2011 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Special Rules Established For Flying During Pandemic

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – May 1, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 30, 2020) – The FAA issued a special federal aviation regulation (SFAR) that provides blanket extensions of medical certificates and airman knowledge tests that would have expired between March 1 … Continue reading

Posted in AOPA, Government/Legislation, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CORONAVIRUS UNCERTAINTY FORCES CANCELLATION OF EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2020

Health and safety of participants, volunteers primary concern Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine May 2020 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (May 1, 2020) — The continuing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizers of the world’s largest fly-in … Continue reading

Posted in EAA & AirVenture, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in All Features, April/May 2020, Features, Features, Government/Legislation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment