Tag Archives: Light Sport Aircraft

LSA Maintenance Training – A Rare Opportunity

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue After training more than 7,000 students from nearly every state in the U.S., and more than 20 different countries, the owners of Rainbow Aviation, Brian and Carol Carpenter, have relocated their … Continue reading

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Cabin fever A prescription to get out and fly

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue Smooth air, cooler temperatures and the striking beauty of fall foliage make October one of my favorite months. While I have been able to get … Continue reading

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The New Golden Age of Small-Quantity, High-Quality Aircraft Parts Production: What Is It, And What’s Making It Happen?

Second In A Series of Articles by Ed Leineweber Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue In the December 2018/January 2019 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I introduced Tromblay Tool, LLC to epitomize what I called the “New Golden … Continue reading

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Be Sure You Have All of Your Ducks In Order

by Dr. Bill Blank, M.D. Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Over the past several months, I have become aware of several certification issues which prompted this article. Pilots can now meet the medical certification requirements with a … Continue reading

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AOPA Makes Major Industry Announcements At Carbondale Fly-In

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Armed with a nationally acclaimed aviation program, the students and faculty of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois, provided the enthusiasm, leadership and energy the Aircraft Owners & … Continue reading

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Tecnam… Something For Just About Everyone!

by Nancy Blake Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 During Sun ‘n Fun 2018, I visited the Tecnam Aircraft Company display to say hello to a friend who is an aircraft dealer for a couple of aircraft manufacturers and … Continue reading

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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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