Tag Archives: Winter Flying

Don’t Be Complacent: Survival Tips For Winter Flying

by Bob Worthington Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 i It was late summer, in the mountains in the Middle East, in combat. I was a U.S. Marine PFC (Private First Class). Military privates are at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Return of the Frosty Days

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Fall, winter and spring are all beautiful seasons in their own unique way. Many people look forward to one or more of them each year. Fall, for instance, has its beautiful … Continue reading

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Black Ice – Nearly Invisible!

One of the preparations for winter flying should be the heightened knowledge and awareness of rapidly changing weather patterns and their effect on area surface conditions. Aviators and drivers have had to deal with the inconvenience and potential danger of … Continue reading

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Kit Up For Winter Flying

Winter flying can be visually spectacular with its brilliant blue skies dotted with puffy white clouds and sparkling, snow-covered fields as far as the eye can see! It can be the perfect opportunity for a pleasant cross-country, or a short … Continue reading

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