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EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2018 NOTAM NOW AVAILABLE FOR PILOTS FLYING TO OSHKOSH

Oshkosh air traffic procedures are required reading for all aviators flying to AirVenture EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (April 30, 2018) — The Federal Aviation Administration has released the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), featuring arrival … Continue reading

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AOPA AND AVIATION GROUPS SPEAK OUT AGAINST FAA DECISION TO WITH HOLD WEATHER INFORMATION FROM PILOTS

FREDERICK, MD –The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and 13 other aviation and state organizations issued a joint statement in response to the FAA’s decision against including numerous surface weather observations sites in the system that provides textual information to … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary of Royal Air Force To Be Celebrated At Oshkosh 2018

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The centennial year of the Royal Air Force will be commemorated with historic aircraft, flyovers, and special programming during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, July 23-29, 2018 at Wittman Regional Airport, … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 – The Year of the Tanker

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. –  The Air Force Reserve is celebrating its 70th anniversary at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018, bringing its impressive fleet of military refueling aircraft as part of AirVenture’s “Year of the … Continue reading

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Top Airshow Performers Commit To EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Many of the world’s top airshow performers have committed to fly at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018, July 23-29 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis. The afternoon airshows are … Continue reading

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Textron Discontinues Production of The Cessna TTx

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue WICHITA, KAN. – Textron Aviation has decided to discontinue production of the Cessna TTx due to lagging sales of the world’s fastest production piston single-engine fixed gear airplane. The aircraft started as … Continue reading

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Piper Receives Largest Trainer Order In Company History

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft, Inc. has received an order for 152 aircraft from Fanmei Aviation Technologies, Piper Aircraft’s exclusive dealer in China. This is the largest single trainer order received … Continue reading

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Piper Announces 23% Growth For 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft, Inc. has announced a 23% increase in aircraft deliveries for 2017, as well as a 27% increase in total billings. The substantial growth was driven by … Continue reading

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GAMA Announces 2017 Year-End Aircraft Shipment & Billings Numbers

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue WASHINGTON, DC – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has released the 2017 year-end aircraft shipment and billings numbers. At a press conference held in February 2018, GAMA Chairman Phil Straub, Executive … Continue reading

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AOPA Withdraws FAA Complaint Against Waukegan Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue FREDERICK, MD – In August 2017, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) filed three Part 13 complaints with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over egregious FBO fees at three airports, one … Continue reading

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