Tag Archives: Flying

Live Global Traffic Streaming Now Available With ForeFlight

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue ForeFlight, in partnership with FlightAware, is now providing live global traffic streaming for all customers with its new Internet Traffic feature. Internet Traffic is tied to the same Traffic map layer used to … Continue reading

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Wedding In Eleuthera

by Yasmina Soria Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue When one of our old friends announced he would get married in the Bahamas in February of 2020, my husband and I immediately said we would fly GA … Continue reading

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The more things change

Amid challenges to aviation, resiliency is a constant by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue The human body is incredibly resilient. With the ability to respond to a variety of changing environments, … Continue reading

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Politely Quiet Airports

by Harold Green @August 2020 All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Usually this column is devoted to subjects related to piloting techniques with an emphasis on safety. However, in this column the emphasis is on … Continue reading

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Using The “E-Word”

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman @August 2020 All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Many years ago, while walking through a flight school, I overheard an instructor briefing a primary student, and the instructor was telling … Continue reading

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AOPA’s Rusty Pilots Course, Good For Everyone!

by Dave Weiman @August 2020 All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 It was time to complete my biennial flight review (BFR), and my flight instructor encouraged me to first take AOPA’s Rusty Pilots Online Course for … Continue reading

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How Pilots Can Keep Airport Workers (and Themselves) Safe!

by Kelly Akhund MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Have you ever flown into an airport and found workers on the airfield? Do you ever wonder if they are listening to your radio calls? Do you … Continue reading

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Altitude Adjustment: Two Wisconsin Pilots Set Their Careers by the Altimeter

by Jim Neidert Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Two Wisconsin pilots, Tom Ricchio from Iola and Tom Hegy from Hartland, have seen the earth from very different perspectives over their combined 71,000 hours of flying time. Their … Continue reading

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Never Stop Getting Better

by Dean Zakos Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue I just want to keep improving, to keep getting better.” – Anonymous Scenario: You are level at 3,500 feet. With you in the cockpit are a good friend (a … Continue reading

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Special Rules Established For Flying During Pandemic

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – May 1, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 30, 2020) – The FAA issued a special federal aviation regulation (SFAR) that provides blanket extensions of medical certificates and airman knowledge tests that would have expired between March 1 … Continue reading

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