Archives: Fly-Ins & Air Shows

Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Safety Seminar & Fly-In… By Land & By Sea!

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 BRAINERD, MINN. – The Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA) held another blockbuster safety seminar and fly-in, May 20-22, 2016 at Madden’s on Gull Lake near Brainerd, Minnesota. Attendance continues to grow due … Continue reading

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A Flight With Team Aerodynamix

by Larry E. Nazimek There are many formation teams on the airshow circuit, but Team Aerodynamix, the world’s largest air show team, is unique in that it consists of 10 planes. I got to fly with them prior to the … Continue reading

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Patty Wagstaff… Passing On The Gold of Her Experience To Others

by Dave Weiman A regular performer at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and a dozen other airshows in the U.S. and abroad each year, is Patty Wagstaff, now flying the Extra 330LX. A six-time member of the U.S. Aerobatic Team, Patty Wagstaff … Continue reading

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Top Airshow Performers To Fly At EAA AirVenture-Oshkosh 2016

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Some of the world’s top airshow performers have made their commitments to fly at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016, July 25-31 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, as part of the afternoon and night air shows. “Over the … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces Fly-In Locations For 2016

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will host four regional fly-ins in 2016 at new locations: May 21 – Michael J. Smith Field (MRH) in Beaufort, North Carolina. Aug. 20 – Bremerton National Airport (PWT) in … Continue reading

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Strong Counts & Good Demos At AOPA’s Great Lakes Regional Fly-In

by Dave Weiman The official tally at the AOPA Fly-In, August 21-22, 2015 at Anoka County – Blaine Airport in Blaine, Minnesota (KANE), was 2,713 people, 161 aircraft and just shy of 1,000 cars, according to AOPA officials. The weekend … Continue reading

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The 2015 Chicago Air & Water Show

by Larry E. Nazimek The 57th annual Chicago Air & Water Show, one of the largest free admission events of its kind, was held along Chicago’s lakefront, August 15-16, 2015. Some two million spectators, in buildings and along the lakefront, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Offers a Free Seminar “All About Drones”

WATERTOWN, WI – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc.’s corporate office at Watertown, Wisconsin, announces a free seminar on Sunday, September 13, concerning the fast development of the use of drones, also referred to as “Unmanned Aircraft Systems” (UAS). “Know Before You Fly” … Continue reading

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Discover Aviation Days – The Doorway To Understanding General Aviation

BLAINE, MINN. – Thanks to the efforts of Craig Schiller, the curator at Golden Wings Museum, and other tenants at Anoka-County Blaine Airport/Jane’s Field (KANE), volunteers, airport management, and air traffic controllers, “Discover Aviation Days” (DAD), May 30-31, 2015, was … Continue reading

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Sun ‘n Fun 2015 Contributes $64 Million To Local Economy

LAKELAND, FLA. – The 41st Annual Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo, April 21-26, 2015, at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, was the second largest revenue producing year in the event’s history. The indirect economic impact on the I-4 corridor … Continue reading

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