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HondaJet Shines At Oshkosh 2017

Honda Aircraft Company displayed it Honda HA-420 HondaJet at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. Representing the company was (L/R) John Lowe of HondaJet Midwest, Des Moines, Iowa, and Douglas Danuser, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Honda Aircraft Company, Greensboro, … Continue reading

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Wipaire Helps Fulfill Aircraft Needs of Mission Aviation Fellowship International

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Wipaire, Inc. of South St. Paul, Minnesota, is helping to support “Mission Aviation Fellowship International” by contributing a single-point fuel system at no charge to supplement their purchase of Wipline … Continue reading

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Apollo 11 Command Module Makes Another Journey

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – After spending 46 years parked at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, the Apollo 11 command module “Columbia” traveled again. This time, the journey was not quite as epic … Continue reading

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Daher Brings Morane-Saulnier Type L Parasol Aeroplane To EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue OSHKOSH, WIS.  –  A flightworthy replica of the World War I-era Morane-Saulnier Type L “Parasol” aeroplane – an ancestor to Daher’s TBM turboprop aircraft – was showcased for the first time during … Continue reading

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One Man’s Affection For Stinsons

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 I have known Tom Janssen of Appleton, Wisconsin, for at least 10 years, when I met him at Beaver Aviation at Dodge County Airport in Juneau, Wisconsin, and he joined … Continue reading

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Piper’s Deliveries & Revenue Continue Upward Trend In Q2 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 VERO BEACH, FLA. (July 24, 2017) – Piper Aircraft Inc. has announced its aircraft sales and delivery results for the second quarter of 2017, ending June 30. The company continued to grow its … Continue reading

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General Aviation Accidents

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB),  in 2016 “While airline accidents have become relatively rare in the United States, pilots and passengers involved in general aviation operations still die at … Continue reading

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Things That Go ‘Bump’ While Flying

by R.J. Reilly Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Airplanes can play with your brain. Think about your engine running rough over water or inhospitable terrain. It was a short flight to re-position my Cessna 170 from a rural … Continue reading

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F-35B On Board USS America

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II aircraft landed on the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) on October 28, 2016. America embarked seven F-35Bs – two began the third shipboard phase of developmental … Continue reading

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Travers Insures First Cirrus Vision Jet

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue ST. LOUIS, MO. – Travers & Associates Aviation Insurance Agency, LLC placed insurance on the first customer delivered Cirrus Vision SF50 Jet. Over the passed 15 years, Cirrus Aircraft has been vigorously … Continue reading

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