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Wisconsin Welcomes “Above the Clouds” – An Organization Devoted to Inspiring Underserved Young People Through the Wonder of Flight

by Meredith Alt WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue A line of volunteers holding signs and ringing cowbells cheered the newest arriving teenager at the entrance to Morey Field in Middleton, Wisconsin, on July … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Complacent: Survival Tips For Winter Flying

by Bob Worthington Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 i It was late summer, in the mountains in the Middle East, in combat. I was a U.S. Marine PFC (Private First Class). Military privates are at the bottom of … Continue reading

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What makes a pilot?

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 issue If you’re like me, you’re friends with a lot of pilots and aviation enthusiasts, and it’s safe to assume your social media pages were ablaze … Continue reading

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Me, A Seaplane Pilot? Just Do It!

by Woody Minar Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue There are many reasons to get your seaplane pilot certificate: get it in lieu of a normal flight review; challenge yourself by leaving your comfort zone to do something … Continue reading

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Basic Airplane Control Is A Good Thing!

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue A disproportionate number of loss-of-control accidents happen while turning from base to final caused by a stall spin accident. Typically, this is the result of overshooting the final approach … Continue reading

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The Common-Sense Approach Checklist

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The question often arises, “What about an instrument approach checklist?” In this issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I will address some of my thoughts on this topic. … Continue reading

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Realizing One’s Dreams of Flight Against All Odds

by Brandon Stevens Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue I’d be lying if I said I dreamt of becoming a pilot as a child. Truth is, I had very limited exposure to anything that flew. I wanted to … Continue reading

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LATEST ATC SPINOFF PROPOSAL MEETS CONTINUED AND HEAVY OPPOSITION

EAA joins other leading GA organizations in criticizing proposal EAA AVIATION CENTER, Oshkosh, Wisconsin – (June 21, 2018) – Today, six associations representing the general aviation industry issued a statement strongly opposing the Trump Administration for including in its government … Continue reading

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A Seaplane Pilot At Work: Combining Conservation With Seaplane Flying

by Rachel Obermoller Aviation Representative – MnDOT Aeronautics Photos by Walt Rhodes, USFWS How many different jobs can you name for a seaplane pilot? Most pilots could probably call up a few things a working seaplane pilot might do: charter, … Continue reading

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Questions Answered About the Role & Qualifications of Safety Pilots

by Greg Reigel Attorney At Law © February 2015. All rights reserved. If you are an instrument rated pilot, you know that you have to be “current” in order to legally exercise the privileges of the instrument rating as pilot … Continue reading

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