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AOPA ANNOUNCES SUPPORT OF SENATE FAA FUNDING LEGISLATION

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) issued the following statement after the introduction of FAA reauthorization legislation in the U.S. Senate. President and CEO Mark Baker said AOPA supports the Senate proposal. “As the largest association … Continue reading

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EAA AMONG GENERAL AVIATION GROUPS OPPOSING AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL PRIVATIZATION

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (June 21, 2017) — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) today joined a consortium of general aviation groups united in opposition to legislation introduced by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania), which includes provisions to turn the nation’s … Continue reading

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AOPA ISSUES CALL TO ACTION AGAINST ATC PRIVATIZATION

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is mobilizing its almost 350,000 members and other supporters to write their representatives in Congress asking them to stand up against the 21st Century AIRR Act (H.R. 2997), which was passed … Continue reading

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Minnesota High School Generates Next Generation of Aerospace Employees

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue The Aerospace Engineering Program at Tech High School in St. Cloud, Minnesota, is a unique program which goes beyond textbooks and classrooms to offer students out of this world experiences. The program … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Airport Managers Recognize Excellence At 62nd Annual Aviation Conference

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue WAUKESHA, WIS. – The Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) recognized several individuals for their contributions to aviation during the 62nd Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference, April 25, 2017, at the Country Springs Hotel … Continue reading

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The Wag-Aero Group Named Wisconsin Aviation Business of the Year By The Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue The Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association (WATA) has named The Wag-Aero Group the “Wisconsin Aviation Business of the Year” for 2017 for more than 50 years of professional service to the aviation community … Continue reading

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When The Violent Winds Come

Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 Every spring brings about changes in the landscape, the weather, and even in people. The warmth of the strong and the increased number of daylight hours are welcomed … Continue reading

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Don’t leave the ground without it!

Thinking Again About Situational Awareness Basics Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue After a long, cold winter, the urge to fly is nearly overwhelming. The longer days and more (actually warm) sunshine are … Continue reading

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Customer Centered Culture

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 Issue Are you my customer? Do you know the products MnDOT Aeronautics provides? If you fly, and/or land in Minnesota, you are using some … Continue reading

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Keeping The “O’Malley” In The Jet Room

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue MADISON, WIS. – For the past two decades, the general aviation terminal restaurant at Wisconsin Aviation on Dane County Regional Airport, Madison, Wisconsin (KMSN), has been owned and managed … Continue reading

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