Tag Archives: GA Pilots

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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Why the Boeing 737 MAX 8 situation matters to GA pilots

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 Most of us general aviation (GA) pilots are familiar with the problems the Boeing Company is wrestling with regarding its 737 MAX 8 aircraft. But how many of … Continue reading

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It’s Not That Far Away

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue With winter nearly upon us, it’s the time of the year when those who continue to fly begin to wonder how they will find the runway under low visibility conditions. What if … Continue reading

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Concerns Addressed Over Massive Powder River Training Complex Special Use Airspace

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue On April 5th, 2018, I along with staff from Ellsworth Air Force Base, … Continue reading

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Don’t leave the ground without it!

Thinking Again About Situational Awareness Basics Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue After a long, cold winter, the urge to fly is nearly overwhelming. The longer days and more (actually warm) sunshine are … Continue reading

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Safety Is Your Choice!

Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 issue Have you ever watched the start of a summer rain shower? First there are one or two drops, then one or two more, and so on. As they hit the pavement, they … Continue reading

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A GA Pilot’s Perspective On Flying The Space Shuttle

by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 In the June/July 2016 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I shared my experience flying a King Air 200 to Cape Canaveral, simulating a space shuttle landing on the 15,000 … Continue reading

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