Tag Archives: Light Sport Aircraft

Wag-Aero Launches New Digital Catalog

LYONS, WIS. – Customers can now shop Wag-Aero’s entire 124-page catalog electronically using their smart phone, tablet or computer at onlinecatalog.wagaero.com and see an extensive selection of quality aircraft parts and services. For 55 years, Wag-Aero has been a worldwide … Continue reading

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Instrument Training For One & All

by Harold Green We have all heard, or even participated in, discussions as to whether or not an instrument rating is a good thing. For those whose flying requires them to be at a specific place at a specific time, … Continue reading

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Flight Design Selects Garmin G3X For C4

Aero Friedrichshafen, Germany – Flight Design has selected the Garmin G3X |Touch series for its four-seat “C4” aircraft. The newly developed system has two 10.6-inch glass displays, and does not have a TSO approval on its own. Rather, the system … Continue reading

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by Woody Minar ICON Aircraft once again displayed its two-seat, light-sport aircraft (LSA), amphibian ICON A5, which just received a weight exemption from the FAA. The exemption increases the gross weight to accommodate safety features, such as a spin-resistant airframe. … Continue reading

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FAA Defines “In Furtherance Of Business” Restriction On Operations By A Sport Pilot

by Greg Reigel In a recent Legal Interpretation, the FAA Office of Chief Counsel responded to a request for a definition of what it means to be “in furtherance of a business” in the context of the limitation upon sport … Continue reading

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Letter From Gayle Small & Response From Jim Hanson

Dear Dave: These days, in GA conversations and publications, there are few topics that can encourage more heated discussions than that of recruiting and retaining pilots. I have just read Dr. Bob Worthington’s letter and Jim Hanson’s reply in the … Continue reading

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Response To Article On Recruiting & Retaining Pilots

Dear Dave: I read with interest your magazine. I have followed both parts of Jim Hanson’s articles on flight training. Some of what he has said I tend to agree with and some I disagree with. He feels that money … Continue reading

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Back to the Future: New Focus for the New Year

by Ed Leineweber A New Year brings the opportunity for new beginnings. So it will be with my regular Midwest Flyer Magazine column, which will henceforth broaden its focus beyond Sport Pilot/Light Sport Aircraft to encompass all of grassroots, recreational flying. … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, Columns, February/March 2013, Sport Pilot/Grassroot/Recreational Flying | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wipaire Unveils Wipline 1450 Floats

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Wipaire, Inc. unveiled its brand-new Wipline 1450 floats July 23, 2012 at EAA AirVenture. This all-new float is designed for use on Light Sport Aircraft and other small aircraft. It will be approved under TSO for installation … Continue reading

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Newest Flight Instructor At Historic Stanton Airfield

STANTON, MINN. – Stanton Sport Aviation, Inc., owner and operator of Historic Stanton Airfield in Stanton, Minnesota, has appointed John Hall as its newest flight instructor. Hall is formerly a resident of the area, and is available for flight instruction … Continue reading

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