Tag Archives: General Aviation

FAA To Extend Pandemic SFAR Beyond June 30

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue The FAA has a rule in the works to extend for a second time airman medical certificates that expired during the coronavirus pandemic and then had their expiration dates extended to June … Continue reading

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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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A Positive Look At GA

Letter to the city finance director of Wayne, Nebraska. From Jim Hanson Corporate Pilot & Manager of Albert Lea Municipal Airport Albert Lea, Minnesota Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Dear Sir: In addition to being the manager of … Continue reading

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AOPA President Livestreams To Members During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue FREDERICK, MD – Realizing that his members may be wondering what they can or cannot do during the current Coronavirus Pandemic, and what the future holds for general aviation, AOPA President and … Continue reading

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An industry rallying together… General Aviation responds to the pandemic

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue The last time I cleared TSA, breezed past a sea of travelers, and patiently waited for my airline flight to board from Gate A34, I … Continue reading

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Make it count

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “Today is the oldest you’ve ever been, and the youngest you’ll ever be.” Sometimes I cringe when I hear that, … Continue reading

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The New Golden Age of Small-Quantity, High-Quality Aircraft Parts Production: Breaking It Down Into Contributing Elements

Third in a Series of Articles by Ed Leineweber Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue By now, regular Midwest Flyer Magazine readers are probably familiar with my fascination with an emerging design, prototyping and production phenomenon I have … Continue reading

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New & Important Laws For GA In The Great Lakes Region

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes / Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue There are some new and important laws that have been signed into … Continue reading

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GA Pilot Fills Niche In Providing Aircraft Owners With Remote Cell Phone Systems

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue If you have a preheater in your aircraft, you probably have a need for some sort of remote cell phone system you can call to turn it on the night before you … Continue reading

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AOPA 80th Anniversary Book Now Available!

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is commemorating its 80-year history by releasing the book “Freedom to Fly: AOPA and the History of General Aviation in America,” filled … Continue reading

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