Tag Archives: Emergency Landing

Expecting the Unexpected: Beating the “Startle Effect”

by Richard Morey Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue The FAA is particularly good at identifying accident trends and developing Safety Team training to address the underlying issues. Lately, the “Startle Effect” has received a great deal … Continue reading

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Ditching Isn’t Just For Trans-Oceanic Pilots

by Rachel Obermoller Aviation Representative MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Every pilot has pondered whether it’s better to go over or around a body of water. Whether it’s a relatively small lake while entering the traffic pattern, Lake Mille Lacs in … Continue reading

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The Day I Lost My Engine!

by Dan Wegmueller EDITOR’S NOTE: In the February/March 2013 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, contributing editor Dan Wegmueller described how he went about restoring his 1939 Fairchild 24R, and how restoring an antique aircraft is within every aviator’s reach. In … Continue reading

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