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Expecting the Unexpected: Beating the “Startle Effect”

by Richard Morey Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue The FAA is particularly good at identifying accident trends and developing Safety Team training to address the underlying issues. Lately, the “Startle Effect” has received a great deal … Continue reading

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Crosswind Landings, Theory & Practice

by Richard Morey © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue You never forget your first solo. Mine happened nearly 48 years ago, March 24, 1974. I remember the day quite clearly. It … Continue reading

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A Distinguished Pilot & Mechanic Retires

by Harold Green Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue One of the unique aspects of general aviation is the people who have made it a career. Usually these are people who, for their own reasons, have no … Continue reading

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The Volunteers of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

by Harold Green Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue This year was a watershed year for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021, following the Covid hiatus of 2020. Not only did attendance reach very acceptable heights, the attitude of … Continue reading

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Avoiding Runway Incursions… Make Your Taxi Decisions Part of Your Cross-Country Planning

by Richard Morey © 2021 October. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Runway incursions are on the rise. Much of this increase is associated with almost a year’s inactivity by many general aviation pilots. … Continue reading

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Landing Rehabilitation

by Harold Green Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – print & online April/May 2021 issue Most of us who have been flying for a while have found ourselves with landing problems. All at once we … Continue reading

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An Explanation of the Designated Pilot Examiner Program

by Harold Green Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 All of us in civil aviation have either flown with, or will fly with, a Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE). The occasion is usually fraught … Continue reading

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One Size Instruction May Not Fit All

by Harold Green Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January issue In recent years, flight instruction has become more and more guided by the goal of producing pilots prepared and motivated to move … 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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