Tag Archives: flight instructor

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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The Quiet, Comfortable Ones

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 In every group of pilots, there is a minority who appear to be quite comfortable with their own abilities and judgment. When the challenges of the day appear to most … Continue reading

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How Much Fun Is A Currency Ride?

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue Remember when you passed your private pilot checkride? The odds are the examiner said something like: “Congratulations. You are now a Private Pilot and you now have a … Continue reading

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Technical Advances Enriched By Manufacturer Representatives At AirVenture 2017

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Attending EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and its predecessor, the EAA Fly-In Convention, since about 1960, I have watched it move from Rockford to Oshkosh and grow to a level that … Continue reading

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The Procedure Turn… When & How? Circle-To-Land Approaches… Safe or Unsafe?

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue “The procedure turn” is a topic I have written about in the past, but due to some recent changes in approach procedures, it is a topic worth … Continue reading

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A Good Pilot Defined?

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Every once in a while, someone is pointed out as a “good pilot.” Usually the reason for this is a visibly outstanding performance involving control of the airplane. With the … Continue reading

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Panke Joins Wisconsin Aviation

MADISON, WIS. – Madison native and University of Dubuque graduate, Nathan (Nate) Panke, has joined Wisconsin Aviation as a flight instructor. Panke has a Bachelor of Science degree in Flight Operations and a minor in Aviation Management. Panke credits an … Continue reading

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Adventures In The Traffic Pattern

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 Occasionally, I am overcome by an irresistible urge to comment on traffic pattern manners observed around various pilot-controlled airports. The items discussed here are not violations of regulations. They are, … Continue reading

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