Tag Archives: pilot

Fighting Lock-Down With A Flight Simulator

by Seán G. Dwyer Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Everybody has experienced a moody computer. Nothing you do will get it to work, and then — suddenly — it is working. Keep in mind, computers can’t … Continue reading

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Check that box and fly it to the ground!

by Chris Kruse Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Sometimes life comes at you in small drips. At other times, like a fire hose stream. And still at other times, it can resemble a water tower collapse. … Continue reading

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Do You Have A Valid Medical?

by Dr. Bill Blank, MD Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue An airman will sometimes say “I am going to quit flying when this medical expires. I can’t pass the next one.” … Continue reading

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The Human Factors In Instrument Flying

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue I recently watched a video presentation by AOPA on the “Impossible Turn,” and it brought back some memories of the movie I … Continue reading

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Does The “As-Is” Language In An Aircraft Purchase Agreement Make A Difference?

by Gregory J. Reigel ©  2021 August. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue It isn’t uncommon in aircraft purchase agreements to see language stating the parties are agreeing that the aircraft is being purchased … Continue reading

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International Aerobatic Club’s Inaugural National Aerobatics Day

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue Fellow pilots, aviation enthusiasts and airshow spectators have been thrilled by Michael Goulian’s aerobatic performances for the past 27 years. His strong and long-standing support of general aviation has now soared … Continue reading

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Is age just a number? Aviation insurance companies don’t think so.

by Bob Worthington Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – print & online April/May 2021 issue Is your age just a number as opposed to it being a definitive measure of your physical or mental abilities? … Continue reading

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Samaritan’s Purse DC-8 To Be Displayed At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021

Aircraft part of salute to humanitarian aviation at Oshkosh Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Samaritan’s Purse Douglas DC-8, which has flown medical personnel and other relief workers, as well as tons of … Continue reading

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Are you a pilot or an appliance operator?

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – print and online April/May 2021 issue In my previous column entitled “Are you a child of the Magenta,” I wrote about the deterioration of … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Cleaning & Disinfecting Protocols For Aircraft

by Chris Meyer MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue To say COVID-19 has changed our way of life is an understatement. Wearing face masks has become the new standard, families with children are adjusting to … Continue reading

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