Tag Archives: Cessna 172

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by Pete Schoeninger Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Confession: In the previous issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I incorrectly stated that there were 517 Cessna 172 Skyhawks built in 1986. I switched numbers by mistake. The … Continue reading

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BRS Aerospace Adds Five More Facilities To Cessna Parachute Installation Network

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – BRS Aerospace has named another five Cessna Parachute System Authorized Installation Centers in North America and South Africa to handle whole aircraft parachute installations on the … Continue reading

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by Pete Schoeninger Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue Q: With spring just around the corner, are there any hazards especially associated with spring that I should be reminded of? A: Yes, birds and bees and crosswinds. Birds … Continue reading

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by Pete Schoeninger Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue Q. Have you ever done something really dumb in an airplane? A. While I was fixed base operator and airport manager at Waukesha, Wisconsin, I had to fly to … Continue reading

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by Pete Schoeninger Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Q: You said an airplane can sometimes land with a little more crosswind on a grass runway than a paved runway. Why? A: On grass runways, especially if wet, … Continue reading

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Asphalt? Grass? Water?

by Woody Minar Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue Yes, I’ll take water with my Cessna 172 on floats. Stirred, not shaken, please! In the beginning, we learned to fly on asphalt and sometime afterwards, we made that … Continue reading

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by Pete Schoeninger Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue Q: Pete, I saw a picture of an Ercoupe on skis. I have NEVER seen an Ercoupe on skis, so are skis approved for Ercoupes? A: If you do … Continue reading

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A Seaplane Pilot At Work: Combining Conservation With Seaplane Flying

by Rachel Obermoller Aviation Representative – MnDOT Aeronautics Photos by Walt Rhodes, USFWS How many different jobs can you name for a seaplane pilot? Most pilots could probably call up a few things a working seaplane pilot might do: charter, … Continue reading

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by Pete Schoeninger Email your questions to Pete@Flymilwaukee.com Q: In your opinion, what are the “best” models of the major airframe manufacturers? A: Each manufacturer has made models for very different applications. No model is real good at everything. For … Continue reading

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Lake Area Technical Institute Thriving!

by Jim Hanson SIDEBAR: The irony of it all! At a time when pilots are in short supply, avionics technicians are in short supply, and mechanics are in short supply, many university programs are shutting down. Lake Area Technical Institute … Continue reading

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