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Flying with Family is Fun! Fond Memories Flying with My Daughters

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue Flying with family members can be great. In some families, the love of aviation passes from one generation to the next. In other families, the pilot has no … Continue reading

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The more things change

Amid challenges to aviation, resiliency is a constant by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue The human body is incredibly resilient. With the ability to respond to a variety of changing environments, … Continue reading

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Landings Can Be Dangerous, But They Do Not Have To Be

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue As I write this column, it is days after the disastrous ending of Pakistan International Airlines Flight #8303. At 2:40 pm on May 22, 2020, an Airbus A320 … Continue reading

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Using The “E-Word”

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman @August 2020 All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Many years ago, while walking through a flight school, I overheard an instructor briefing a primary student, and the instructor was telling … Continue reading

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Diabetes & FAA Certification

by Dr. Bill Blank, M.D., Senior AME @August 2020 All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue The FAA has come a long way since I first became an Aviation Medical Examiner (AME). Then diabetics could not … Continue reading

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AOPA’s Rusty Pilots Course, Good For Everyone!

by Dave Weiman @August 2020 All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 It was time to complete my biennial flight review (BFR), and my flight instructor encouraged me to first take AOPA’s Rusty Pilots Online Course for … Continue reading

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No ADS-B Out? Where Can I Go? Also, Handling Distractions In The Cockpit!

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue As I am writing this article, there is doom and gloom as the world seems to be shut down for the Coronavirus Pandemic. I am anxious to … Continue reading

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A Flight To End Polio

Photos republished with permission © 2020, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue If you ask Peter Teahen of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, why he is flying a single-engine airplane around the world, he will … Continue reading

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CBD & Why The Jury Is Still Out!

by Dr. Bill Blank, M.D. Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue Is CBD (Cannabidiol) the latest fad or is it a medication with the potential to help people with certain conditions? CBD has certainly been getting a lot … Continue reading

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Introducing Dr. Bob Worthington – PILOT, WRITER, SOLDIER

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue Bob Worthington of Las Cruces, New Mexico, has joined the editorial team at Midwest Flyer Magazine to share not only his experience as a pilot and aircraft owner, but also as … Continue reading

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