Archives: June/July 2012

Letter From Brad Lang

Dave: Thank you for the wonderful article about the CAF Red Tail Squadron (Feb/March 2012). We are thankful that individuals like you consider our endeavors worthwhile. Brad Lang, Leader CAF Red Tail Squadron South St. Paul, Minnesota

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Letter From Charity Speich

Hi Greg (Reigel): I just read your article on purchasing an aircraft hangar. One thing you didn’t mention that I think is very important is to coordinate with the airport on the land lease agreement prior to the hangar purchase. … Continue reading

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Letter From Dr. Herb Zimmers

Hi Dave: I just finished reading the article about the Lone Rock (Wisconsin) airport (KLNR). It was a great piece and really caught the feel of that airport. I almost hate to tell you how many years I have been … Continue reading

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Letter From Gordon Hoff

Hi Dave: The Minnesota Aviation Day At The Capitol article is posted on the MBAA website. (See http://www.midwestflyer.com/?p=4551) Thanks for all your great work in promoting General Aviation. Gordon Hoff, Executive Director Minnesota Business Aviation Association

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Wipaire Completes Cessna 206 Project… Working On Caravan, Skylane Improvements

by Steve Schapiro The centerpiece of Wipaire’s display at Sun ‘n Fun this year, March 27 thru April 1, 2012, in Lakeland, Florida, was a custom-designed and built Cessna 206 that the company delivered to Key West Seaplanes, a charter … Continue reading

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Flying Salukis Again Among Nation’s Elite!

CARBONDALE, ILL. – With a demeanor that belies their strength, the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Flying Salukis collegiate flying teams are once again among the nation’s elite. Paced by two individual event national champions and the top-scoring female competitor, the … Continue reading

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K-State Lands In Top 10 In National Competition

SALINA, KAN. – There’s no place like home for Kansas State University Salina’s Flight Team, which earned a seventh place finish in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s Safety And Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON), which it hosted, May 14-19, 2012, at … Continue reading

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General Aviation Airports: A National Asset

The FAA has come out with a report called “General Aviation Airports: A National Asset,” which documents an 18-month study of the nearly 3,000 general aviation (GA) airports, heliports, and seaplane bases identified in the FAA’s National Plan of Integrated … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Business Aircraft Owners To Swing For Scholarships

RACINE, WIS. – The Wisconsin Business Aviation Association Charity Golf Outing will be held Monday, June 11, 2012 at Western Lakes Golf Club W287 N1963 Oakton Road, Pewaukee, Wisconsin. Proceeds from the event will provide an aviation scholarship to a … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Association of Business Aircraft Owners Expands Membership

WISCONSIN DELLS, WIS. – Realizing that the vast majority of all aircraft are used for business to some extent, the Wisconsin Business Aviation Association (WBAA) has expanded its membership base to include all aircraft owners who utilize their aircraft for … Continue reading

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