Tag Archives: General Aviation

GA Stakeholders Urge Passage of Long-Term FAA Reauthorization Bill

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2024 Digital Issue WASHINGTON, DC – Several general aviation (GA) groups have advised Congress that continued short-term extensions of authorization for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) would “challenge the certainty that industry and the … Continue reading

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Why don’t we know how to use carburetor heat?

by Richard Morey © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2023 Digital Issue I have been flying a long time. I do not look at this as an accomplishment, but rather as a side effect … Continue reading

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GA Industry Announces “Climbing. Fast. Campaign”

As reported by Eric Blinderman Senior Director of Communications, AOPA Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2023 Digital Issue Leaders from general aviation associations and entities gathered at the National Business Aviation Association Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas, October … Continue reading

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“Passing it On”

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2023 Digital Issue The weather may be getting a little nippy in much of the country and July weather may be a faint memory for most of … Continue reading

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Pattern Practice

by Dean Zakos S.J.A. © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue The man stood next to the flagpole and felt the autumn breeze brush lightly over him. The faded colors above his … Continue reading

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Airport Enthusiasts: General Aviation’s Unofficial Ambassadors

by Jeff Flynn Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2023 Digital Issue Have your ever heard the term “Airport Enthusiast?” Maybe you have been one or are one. There is no doubt that if you have spent enough time hanging … Continue reading

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AOPA Leads GA Groups In Lobbying For Transient Parking At Public-Use Airports

March 9, 2023 Honorable Sam Graves, Chairman House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure 2167 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Honorable Garret Graves, Chairman House Aviation Subcommittee 2167 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Honorable Rick Larsen, Ranking … Continue reading

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Alliance for Aviation Across America Applauds Passage of Aviation Workforce Legislation

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue WASHINGTON, DC – On October 3, 2022, the Alliance for Aviation Across America applauded the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of the National Center for the Advancement of Aviation Act … Continue reading

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It’s the people… Thank you to everyone who makes our community so special

by AOPA President and CEO Mark Baker Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue What a fantastic year it has been for our community. We’re enjoying this passion for flying in numbers we haven’t seen for some … Continue reading

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Giving back, Observations from AirVenture

by Richard Morey Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue Aviation is amazing! As pilots, we know this. We have a level of freedom that few are privileged to share. As a flight instructor, I get to share … Continue reading

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