Tag Archives: Flying

Poker Run & Scavenger Hunt

1st Annual Eastern Iowa Aviation Poker Run & Scavenger Hunt hosted by P&N Flight and Charter – Clinton, Iowa, 563-244-4770.  Saturday August 28, 2021 8am-Noon. KCWI, 8C4, C17, KMXO, KIIB Start at any location.  Ends at KCWI  

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Fighting Lock-Down With A Flight Simulator

by Seán G. Dwyer Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Everybody has experienced a moody computer. Nothing you do will get it to work, and then — suddenly — it is working. Keep in mind, computers can’t … Continue reading

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Declared Distances and Displaced Thresholds… When the runway is shorter than published.

by Rick Braunig Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September online issue There aren’t a lot of runways with displaced thresholds in Minnesota, but they are common enough that pilots should be familiar with them. When a runway has a displaced … Continue reading

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MnDOT Air Mobility Strategic Plan Looks To The Future

by Michael Johnson Business Process Manager MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Office of Aeronautics is developing an air mobility strategic plan to prepare for Minnesota’s future as … Continue reading

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New Publications For Wisconsin Aviators

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue The Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) is pleased to announce the release of several new publications for aviators. Digital copies of these new publications, … Continue reading

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Breezy Point Aviation Days 2021 Was A Go!

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue With the cancellation of Breezy Point Aviation Days 2020 due to the pandemic, there was pent-up enthusiasm for the annual fly-in held Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Breezy Point Airport – … Continue reading

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Eagle River, Wisconsin… A Vacation Paradise Year-Around

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Just the name “Eagle River” suggests a Northwoods appeal…  Abundant wildlife; rustic, yet modern accommodations; a river and a chain of crystal-clear lakes; boating and water sports; fishing … Continue reading

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Experience Moab 360

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Moab, Utah is one of my favorite hubs for adventure. It has absolutely something for everyone: two National Parks (NP), two more State Parks (SP), lots of open … Continue reading

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Airport Authorities, Commissions, Advisory Councils & You!

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes / Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue How well do you “know” your airport? How well do you know … Continue reading

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The Show Goes On

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Over the past year, I think we’ve all learned a simple lesson in appreciation. Most of us didn’t realize how much we’d miss the … Continue reading

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