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Accelerated Aviation Instruction Moves To Owatonna

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue After years of steady growth, Accelerated Aviation Instruction (AAI) has moved their operation from Albert Lea Municipal Airport (KAEL) in Albert Lea, Minnesota to Owatonna Degner Regional Airport (KOWA) in Owatonna, Minnesota. … Continue reading

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Landings Can Be Dangerous, But They Do Not Have To Be

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue As I write this column, it is days after the disastrous ending of Pakistan International Airlines Flight #8303. At 2:40 pm on May 22, 2020, an Airbus A320 … Continue reading

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A Time-Based Perspective On Flight Training

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue Normally it is good to keep personal observations out of this column. However, with 60-plus years of perspective, the start may provide a reference point for what is happening … Continue reading

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How Cool Are You?

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – August/September 2019 issue Ever wonder how some folks remain calm when all those around them are in a panic? The old joke says, “If you are calm, when everyone else around … 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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Realizing That Avionics Anomalies Can Occur

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue As an active flight instructor, I always continue to learn, and periodically I see something I have never seen before. I have seen autopilot failures and electronic … Continue reading

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When It Comes To Flight Training, It’s No Time To Pinch Pennies!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue In this issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine is an advertisement promoting specialized flight training for Beechcraft Bonanza, Baron, Travel Air and Duke owners (see BPT ad on page 9). … Continue reading

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You’re Doing WHAT? – Part 2

by Woody Minar Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue In the August/September 2018 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I wrote about pet peeves that fight instructors and air traffic controllers around the country have shared with me in … Continue reading

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Basic Airplane Control Is A Good Thing!

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue A disproportionate number of loss-of-control accidents happen while turning from base to final caused by a stall spin accident. Typically, this is the result of overshooting the final approach … Continue reading

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Single Pilot Resource Management (SRM)… The Plan and The Pilot

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue In my column in the June/July 2018 issue, the title was “Single Pilot Resource Management” (SRM), which is a big topic. Included in that article was a … Continue reading

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