Tag Archives: Flying

Wisconsin Welcomes “Above the Clouds” – An Organization Devoted to Inspiring Underserved Young People Through the Wonder of Flight

by Meredith Alt WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue A line of volunteers holding signs and ringing cowbells cheered the newest arriving teenager at the entrance to Morey Field in Middleton, Wisconsin, on July … Continue reading

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Beyond Airspace – Flying Around Lima, Perú

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue After a few work trips to Lima, Perú, I was asked to temporarily relocate there. You may already know from my other articles that I do not like to … Continue reading

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Look Out For Non-Standard Traffic Patterns

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue The fundamentals of the standard traffic pattern are something every pilot learns early on in their flight training. Just as roads provide a safe and … Continue reading

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The Minnesota Airports Conference, AirVenture & NOTAMS

by Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue Spring is here and we are working hard to prepare to participate in a number of outstanding aviation events for the spring-summer season. Here are … Continue reading

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Me, A Seaplane Pilot? Just Do It!

by Woody Minar Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue There are many reasons to get your seaplane pilot certificate: get it in lieu of a normal flight review; challenge yourself by leaving your comfort zone to do something … Continue reading

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What’s the Risk?

by Rachel Obermoller MnDOT Pilot Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue What do Swiss cheese, bowties, and trapping have in common? When it comes to aviation, there’s a whole set of tools which use these three seemingly disparate … 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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AOPA’s Game Plan For Bringing Down The Cost of Flying

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue Any good coach knows the best teams are made up of a strong offense and defense, and that’s exactly how AOPA continues to succeed at … Continue reading

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Find Your Strength…

by Marta Micinski Dolan Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 My flying adventure began on a random morning two years ago when, at the end of my rope and desperate for entertainment for my two small children, I took … Continue reading

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FAA Views On Slow Flight & Stall Training

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue The FAA, in its infinitesimal wisdom, has seen fit to once again issue an edict intended to affect training and, in their opinion, increase safety. This latest action is … Continue reading

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