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In Response to Kevin Ware’s “It’s All About the Ice” The excellent article in May about flying in the Northwest in a pressurized twin is right on point! I read the article and it sounded so familiar; I’ve been there twice in the past 15 years flying across the Cascades, Blue Mountains and the Salmon River Read More

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In Response to Thomas Turner’s “On a Swivel” In Thomas P. Turner’s article in the June issue, he states that in order to be detected by TCAS or TCAD a transponder-equipped target (a Cessna 150 in his example) must be “in radar contact with ATC” and that “even if the aircraft had a transponder, the Read More

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In Response to Kevin Ware’s “It’s All About the Ice”  I just wanted to say I enjoyed Kevin Ware’s excellent and informative piece regarding icing in the Pacific Northwest (May 2018 issue). We may have passed in the dark at altitude in years gone by. I was the aviation manager for GTE for many years Read More

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In Response to Kevin Ware’s “Higher Minimums” I always read your articles with interest however, the April article truly hit home. Very well written and thought out. I, like you, am a high time retired AF and airline pilot. I now fly King Airs and personally own a 340 that I love. You hit the Read More

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In Response to Kevin Ware’s “Higher Minimums” Even though I now have many more hours than I had 20 years ago, my personal minimums have gotten higher. I would have thought just the opposite would have happened. And when I carry family, those minimums are higher yet.  The bottom line is that we all want Read More