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Fighter Ace Robin Olds Honored In New Uflytv Documentary

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Triple Ace fighter pilot, Robin Olds, is being recognized for his military achievements in a one-hour documentary video. The film is presented by The Fagen Fighters World War II … Continue reading

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ForeFlight Introduces New Dual-Band ADS-B Receiver

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue HOUSTON, TEXAS – ForeFlight, creator of the most innovative and widely used flight planning and electronic flight bag app for the Apple iPad and iPhone, is introducing “Scout,” a portable, dual-band ADS-B … Continue reading

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Duluth Area Students Receive 2017 Apollo Gilruth Continuum Award For Academic Excellence

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue DULUTH, MINN. – The top Gilruth Continuum aviation science students – Peyton Nelson, Claire Atella, and Grace Heine – have received the Apollo-Gilruth Continuum Award for academic excellence from the Duluth Aviation … Continue reading

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New Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research Facility At UND Aerospace

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The University of North Dakota’s (UND) Robin Hall opened last year as the tallest building in Grand Forks and the headquarters for the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) programs … Continue reading

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National Science Foundation Selects Northland To Lead Large Drone Education Initiative Project

by Jonathan Beck Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. – The National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Program has awarded Northland its second NSF ATE Project (DUE 1700615), “Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Geospatial Information … Continue reading

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Oklahoma’s Lake Eufaula – Fly-in/Camp-out

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue In previous articles, I have been detailing sample air trails or air tours, but if you prefer a destination instead, Oklahoma’s Lake Eufaula, formerly known as Fountainhead State Park, … Continue reading

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Private Airport Owner Hosts Fly-In Without Fear of Liability

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue DE PERE, WIS. – Jay Baeten, owner of Antique Aerodrome in De Pere, Wisconsin (9WS2), was able to host a fly-in at his private airstrip, August 26, 2017, without fear of liability, … Continue reading

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Flight Line Gift Store Now Open!

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue BLAINE, MINN. – Flight Line Enterprise has started the first phase if its company by opening an aviation theme retail store. Like its original site development plan, Flight Line Enterprise is now … Continue reading

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Clarification On Minnesota Fuel Tax Sought & Clarified

by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Recently, an airport manager from Minnesota who is responsible for the fuel sales at his airport, was confused over how he was expected to report sales tax on auto … Continue reading

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WANTED: “Your Best Minnesota Aviation Photos”

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue ST. PAUL, MINN. – The MnDOT Office of Aeronautics invites you to submit your best photos, which highlight aviation in Minnesota, for its annual photo contest. Winners are selected by open voting … Continue reading

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