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My view from the right seat

May 20, 2016  

I’ve always loved to travel. By the time I graduated high school I had been in 35 of the 50 states and two foreign countries, so it stood to reason that my choice of careers would involve the airlines. So after high school I attended Atlantic Airlines in Kansas City, Missouri. I had no desire to become a flight attendant, […]

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Oshkosh AirVenture Presentation

Apr 24, 2016  

On March 24, 2016 Steve Wolf gave a presentation on Oshkosh Airventure and Mass Formation arrivals. He expressed the excitement, fun, pride, and comradery of participating in a formation arrival of similar performance aircraft. These mass arrivals increase the efficiency and safety of traffic at Wittman Reginal Airport and are scheduled for late morning through mid-afternoon, weather permitting. The arrival […]

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February Pilot Refresher Review

Mar 14, 2016  

Darrell Taylor gave a presentation of icing, including how different size planes handle it. He discussed and showed pictures from frost on the wings, carb ice, small plane icing issues, and the effect of large plane icing issues. He gave us a website to help visualize conditions along a flight plan. https://www.aviationweather.gov/flightpath

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Seaplane Watch

Mar 14, 2016  

House Bill 16-1315 Introduced by Rep Melton and Senator Todd March 21st is Aviation Day at the State Capital. WE HAVE A BILL pending introduction on that day. This bill requires State controlled waterways to allow seaplanes if the waterway also allows powerboating. Contact your Legislator’s office and let them know that this bill is coming and that you are […]

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