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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Receives National Partnership Award

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue WASHINGTON, DC – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has selected Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) in Springfield, Illinois, as the recipient of the agency’s annual National Partnership Award. SPI was recognized for … Continue reading

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New Approaches Published For Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT)

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue LEE’S SUMMIT, MO. – On February 1, 2018, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published new instrument approach procedures (IAPs) for runway 18-36 at Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT), Lee’s Summit, Mo. The … Continue reading

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Missouri Pilot Appointed Executive Director Of Malibu/Mirage Owners & Pilots Association

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue OVERLAND PARK, KAN. – The Malibu/Mirage Owners & Pilots Association (MMOPA) has appointed Missouri native and pilot, Dianne White, executive director effective April 1. White follows Brian Cameron who is retiring. In … Continue reading

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Civil Air Patrol Support of Super Bowl Air-Defense Operations

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALA. – A demonstration of an airplane flying into restricted Super Bowl airspace was held January 30, 2018 with Minnesota Air National Guard F-16s intercepting a Cessna from the … Continue reading

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An Aviation Game Plan For Super Bowl LII

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – While the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots prepared to duke it out in Super Bowl LII at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota on February 4, … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Trades Association Creates Mentorship Program For Member Businesses

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 The Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) has created a new “mentorship program,” which is available exclusively to member businesses, whose owners or managers need some advice or guidance on various business matters from … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pilot Opposes Unpowered Ultralights/Hang Gliders At Local Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue PALMYRA, WIS. – Louis Radecki, a pilot, flight instructor and an FAA Safety Team Representative at Palmyra Airport (88C) in southeastern Wisconsin, is raising concern to the Town of Palmyra Airport Commission … Continue reading

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Northland Community & Technical College Takes Geospatial Intelligence Program Online To Train Students Worldwide For Next-Gen Aerospace Careers

by Jonathan Beck UAS Instructor Northland Community & Technical College NSF ATE DroneTECH Principal Investigator Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. – With drone technology advancing into more and more industries, the aerospace department … Continue reading

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The Millionaires’ Unit

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue THE MILLIONAIRES’ UNIT tells the unsung story of a group of Yale college students who took the initiative to learn to fly in preparation for America’s entry into World War I and … Continue reading

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MAC Turns 75 In 2018

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) marks its 75th anniversary in 2018, but the idea of creating a single government entity to own and operate Twin Cities’ airports only came about with some diplomacy … Continue reading

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