Tag Archives: Harold Green

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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IFR Currency Requirements Revisited

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue It seems that once again we need to review the “pilot currency” requirements for instrument flight. That is, how to maintain currency and how to regain it once lost. … Continue reading

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A Time-Based Perspective On Flight Training

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue Normally it is good to keep personal observations out of this column. However, with 60-plus years of perspective, the start may provide a reference point for what is happening … Continue reading

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Starting Them Out Right!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue Unless you have skis on your airplane, you are probably ready for spring as much as I am. Not only are we welcoming the warmer weather and look forward … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Engine Failure During Takeoff

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue In 2019, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress crashed, apparently after attempting to return to the airport following an engine failure on takeoff. That brings up the question – when … Continue reading

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Response To Pilot Proficiency Article December 2019/January 2020

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue READER FEEDBACK: “The New Rules For Instrument Currency” Article (Dec 2019/Jan 2020 MFM) Dear Mr. Green: Loved your article on the new wording for “instrument currency.” In your fourth to last paragraph, … Continue reading

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The New Rules For Instrument Currency

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue Recently the FAA changed both the content and the wording of the regulation governing “pilot instrument currency.” Hopefully this discussion will clarify these new requirements. In summary, the … Continue reading

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Single Pilot IFR

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue Those pilots who hold an instrument rating and fly in the United States are some of the most privileged people on the face of the earth. They can climb … Continue reading

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How Cool Are You?

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – August/September 2019 issue Ever wonder how some folks remain calm when all those around them are in a panic? The old joke says, “If you are calm, when everyone else around … Continue reading

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Airspace, Communications & Other Such Things

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue It seems that airspace communications with air traffic control (ATC) remain a mystery to some folks. Let’s take a look at what is involved. We’ll take it by airspace … Continue reading

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