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Island Hopping, Lake Michigan Style!

by Yasmina Soria Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue One may not always think of Michigan when thinking about “island hopping,” but there are a number of small islands on Lake Michigan with General Aviation (GA) airports. … Continue reading

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ForeFlight News

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Runway NOTAMs in Procedure Advisor: ForeFlight’s Procedure Advisor now warns the pilot of runways closed and other NOTAMs affecting airports on a pilot’s route, giving pilots easier access to critical flight planning … Continue reading

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No ADS-B Out? Where Can I Go? Also, Handling Distractions In The Cockpit!

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue As I am writing this article, there is doom and gloom as the world seems to be shut down for the Coronavirus Pandemic. I am anxious to … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airport Directory in ForeFlight

by Jim McCanney Aviation Representative MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue MnDOT creates a “Minnesota Airport Directory and Travel Guide” every year. Our goal is to provide the public with some general aviation information … Continue reading

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Automated Weather Reporting

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue Weather information plays a crucial role during flight planning and in flight. From your local TV meteorologist, to airport-specific observations and forecasts, weather information can … Continue reading

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The Mini Garmin GTN-650 & Take-Off Minimums

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue I have had the opportunity to fly some of the most sophisticated aircraft in the industry while instructing customers. Aircraft with state-of-the-art avionics. So, when it came … Continue reading

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Boeing Has Acquired ForeFlight

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue In July 2017, Jeppesen announced its strategic alliance with ForeFlight, the general aviation industry’s leading flight deck solution. It is a pairing of the world’s best aeronautical data from Jeppesen and ForeFlight’s … Continue reading

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Introducing A Friend To GA With A Special Destination

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue I am convinced that there is no better way to introduce a non-flyer to general aviation than to fly them to some special destination, especially one which is only … Continue reading

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Get That Clearance Right! Some Tips On Handling Difficult IFR Clearances

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2918 issue In the February/March 2018 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I wrote about IFR emergencies with a description of several I have personally experienced. For a well-trained pilot, … Continue reading

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Deciphering Notices To Airmen (NOTAMs)

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 Any pilot worth their weight in 100LL, knows to check NOTAMs before every flight. Historically, the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) NOTAM system … Continue reading

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