Tag Archives: Jim Hanson

Accelerated Flight Training – Is it for you?

by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue I like to fish, and I fly to Canada often. There are so many great lodges in Canada, but my favorite is “Webber’s Lodges” at North Knife Lake, Manitoba. … Continue reading

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Gate Guardians

by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 We’ve all seen them…airplanes, helicopters, tanks, artillery pieces, and other pieces of military hardware on display at military bases and airfields, VFW and American Legion posts, and museums. Often, … Continue reading

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Flying The Line

by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 I wanted to see the Air Choice One operation for myself, so I asked company officials if I could ride on a segment from Mason City, Iowa to Minneapolis and … Continue reading

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AIR CHOICE ONE

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 All too often, we complain about things that go wrong in the aviation world. We fail to look at the big picture—that despite all of our complaints, we still have access to the … Continue reading

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AOPA’s Rusty Pilots Seminars

All too often, we complain about things that go wrong in the aviation world. We fail to look at the big picture—that despite all of our complaints, we still have access to the greatest aviation system in the world. This … Continue reading

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Private Airport Owner Hosts Fly-In Without Fear of Liability

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue DE PERE, WIS. – Jay Baeten, owner of Antique Aerodrome in De Pere, Wisconsin (9WS2), was able to host a fly-in at his private airstrip, August 26, 2017, without fear of liability, … Continue reading

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Clarification On Minnesota Fuel Tax Sought & Clarified

by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Recently, an airport manager from Minnesota who is responsible for the fuel sales at his airport, was confused over how he was expected to report sales tax on auto … Continue reading

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When Things Go RIGHT!

by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue As aviation consumers, all too often we complain when things go wrong – and we ought to complain. Sub-par service…dates, schedules, and budget promises not kept…indifferent treatment by corporate … Continue reading

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Fagen Fighters WWII Museum… A Flying Treasure Created By A Flying Family

by Jim Hanson Published by Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 I’ve been to most of the big and famous aviation museums in the United States, and elsewhere. I love visiting all of them, and better yet, I’ve been able to … Continue reading

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When Things Go RIGHT!

by Jim Hanson As aviation consumers, all too often, we complain when things go wrong. Perhaps it’s just human nature to complain, but as one aviation mentor told me decades ago, “this business will make a bitter old man out … Continue reading

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