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Anyone Giving or Receiving Instruction In A Limited, Primary or Experimental Category Aircraft, Is At Risk of Violating New FAA Directive

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue The FAA issued a new directive effective July 12, 2021 that “provides notification on flight training for compensation in certain aircraft,” specifying it applies to receiving and providing instruction in limited, … Continue reading

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Declared Distances and Displaced Thresholds… When the runway is shorter than published.

by Rick Braunig Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September online issue There aren’t a lot of runways with displaced thresholds in Minnesota, but they are common enough that pilots should be familiar with them. When a runway has a displaced … Continue reading

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Improved Internet Services Coming To Many Minnesota Airports

by Kris Christenson MnDOT Navigations Systems Radio Engineer Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue  MnDOT’s Office of Aeronautics has been working on several programs to improve communication services at Minnesota’s local general aviation airports. The first of … Continue reading

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Breezy Point Aviation Days 2021 Was A Go!

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue With the cancellation of Breezy Point Aviation Days 2020 due to the pandemic, there was pent-up enthusiasm for the annual fly-in held Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Breezy Point Airport – … Continue reading

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Experience Moab 360

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Moab, Utah is one of my favorite hubs for adventure. It has absolutely something for everyone: two National Parks (NP), two more State Parks (SP), lots of open … Continue reading

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Airport Authorities, Commissions, Advisory Councils & You!

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes / Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue How well do you “know” your airport? How well do you know … Continue reading

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The Show Goes On

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Over the past year, I think we’ve all learned a simple lesson in appreciation. Most of us didn’t realize how much we’d miss the … Continue reading

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Flying Cross-Country A Lot? A Timeshare May Work For You!

by Bob and Anita Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Extensive cross-country trips in a small plane are not cheap. In addition to the plane expenditures, there are food and … Continue reading

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AOPA, COPA Urge Canada To Allow Pilots With Basic Med To Fly In Canada

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue With the BasicMed program now in its fifth year, and more than 60,000 pilots participating, and Mexico and the Bahamas on board, the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) and the … Continue reading

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Cookout

Great Plains Wing CAF Cookout starting at 5:30pm.  402-981-4633

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