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Flanking the Derecho

by Patrick J. McDonald, ATP CFII © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue The word, derecho, is fairly new to our pilot weather vocabulary. The word, Spanish in origin, literally means … Continue reading

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Demon Ice

by Dean Zakos © Dean Zakos 2021. All Rights Reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue I always wanted to fly. I liked the satisfaction of rising up and meeting challenges. I thrived on being presented … Continue reading

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GAMA Statement on FAA Approval of GAMI Unleaded Avgas STCs

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue WASHINGTON, D.C. – General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) President and CEO, Pete Bunce, issued the following statement regarding the FAA’s approval of Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) to allow General Aviation Modifications … Continue reading

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AOPA Reveals 2023 Sweepstakes Cessna 170B

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue AOPA selected a Cessna 170B as its 2023 sweepstakes aircraft to showcase how select modifications can drastically expand a commonplace taildragger’s mission. Although the airplane is far from a backcountry performer … Continue reading

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AA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education New Part 147 Regulations, Aviation Maintenance Technician Schools

Published May 24, 2022 Notice Number: NOTC2403 Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue On December 27, 2020, Congress enacted the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which contained the Aircraft Certification, Safety, and Accountability Act (the Act). Section 135 of … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Expands Its Aircraft Maintenance Services With The Acquisition of Beaver Aviation’s Assets

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue WATERTOWN, WIS. – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc., announces the expansion of its aircraft maintenance department with the acquisition of the assets of Beaver Aviation, Inc., at the Dodge County Airport in Juneau, … Continue reading

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Reno Air Racing Association Welcomes New Flight Operations Team

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. RENO, NEV. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) has announced an all-new Flight Operations Team. The organization welcomes Owen Ashurst as air boss, Bill Beaton as mini boss, and Tim … Continue reading

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Culture of Service

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue I OFTEN TALK about the programs, initiatives, and services we develop to maintain and protect your freedom to fly here at AOPA. But, like … Continue reading

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Volunteer Pilots Are A Lifeline In Times of Need

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue An Illinois pilot’s idea 40 years ago has led to more than 8,900 flights to date to help people in need. “Pilots have a special skill and my hope is that … Continue reading

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Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association 2021 Splash-In

by Randy Strebig, President Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue The Seaplane Gods waved their magic wand for us once again, delivering our “splash-in” yet another magical weekend of good weather … Continue reading

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