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Piper Certifies & Delivers First Pilot 100i Trainer Aircraft

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft announced December 15, 2020 that it has received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the “Pilot 100i.” The Pilot 100i, which was announced … Continue reading

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Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award Presented To Wisconsin Pilot

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue MONROE, WIS. – The FAA Flight Standards District Office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has presented the “Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award” to Phil Peterson of Oregon, Wisconsin for having flown … Continue reading

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Mélanie Astles Named France Unlimited Aerobatic Female Champion

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Michelin-sponsored aerobatic pilot, Mélanie Astles, has won the 2020 title of “France Unlimited Aerobatic Female Champion” at competition in Châteauroux, September 16-23, 2020. She flew her Extra 330 F-HMEL … Continue reading

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Pilot Decision-Making

by Bob Worthington Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 Pilot decision-making is the process of deciding what to do when flying an aircraft. Consider this: 75% of aircraft accidents are caused … Continue reading

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Wearing Two Hats: Limitations of a Pilot-Mechanic

by Gregory J. Reigel ©December 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue It isn’t uncommon for a company with an air carrier certificate for conducting 14 C.F.R. Part 135 operations to also … Continue reading

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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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