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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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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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