Tag Archives: Pilots

Live Global Traffic Streaming Now Available With ForeFlight

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue ForeFlight, in partnership with FlightAware, is now providing live global traffic streaming for all customers with its new Internet Traffic feature. Internet Traffic is tied to the same Traffic map layer used to … Continue reading

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Preparing For The Unexpected

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Airports and pilots alike take pride in their preparedness for emergency situations. We have our index of checklists and practice them regularly. But what happens … Continue reading

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Big Win For GA Despite COVID-19

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association www.aopa.org Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue 2020 changed almost overnight. COVID-19 wreaked havoc on industries and economies throughout the world. … Continue reading

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A Positive Look At GA

Letter to the city finance director of Wayne, Nebraska. From Jim Hanson Corporate Pilot & Manager of Albert Lea Municipal Airport Albert Lea, Minnesota Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Dear Sir: In addition to being the manager of … Continue reading

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How Pilots Can Keep Airport Workers (and Themselves) Safe!

by Kelly Akhund MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Have you ever flown into an airport and found workers on the airfield? Do you ever wonder if they are listening to your radio calls? Do you … Continue reading

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City clerks, public works quietly keep pilots flying

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Do you ever think about the people who work in aviation? I don’t mean the people who use aviation… I mean the people … Continue reading

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Altitude Adjustment: Two Wisconsin Pilots Set Their Careers by the Altimeter

by Jim Neidert Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Two Wisconsin pilots, Tom Ricchio from Iola and Tom Hegy from Hartland, have seen the earth from very different perspectives over their combined 71,000 hours of flying time. Their … Continue reading

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How To Respond To An FAA/NTSB Investigation

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Piloting an aircraft is fraught with rules and regulations, which can result in the pilot being the subject of an investigation. In 40 years of flying, I have … Continue reading

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Special Rules Established For Flying During Pandemic

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – May 1, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 30, 2020) – The FAA issued a special federal aviation regulation (SFAR) that provides blanket extensions of medical certificates and airman knowledge tests that would have expired between March 1 … Continue reading

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A Discussion of Take Off

by Rick Braunig Manager of Aviation Safety & Enforcement MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue I hire pilots for our office and one of my favorite questions is: How do you know you have … Continue reading

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