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Cirrus NOW Presentation In The Twin Cities – Informative & Action-Packed

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 BLAINE, MINN. – Cirrus Aircraft chose Key Air at Anoka County – Blaine Airport, Blaine, Minn., for the site of its Twin Cities “Cirrus NOW” presentation, August 28, 2016. Cirrus … Continue reading

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Letter from Herbert Zimmers

Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 Hi Dave! We are having the same issue with our “mags” that you had last year while on your trip to Churchill, Manitoba – one of the most remote destinations in North America. Fortunately for … Continue reading

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Piper M600 Receives Type Certification

Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft announced June 17, 2016 that the company’s newest flagship, the Piper M600, has now received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). On behalf of the FAA, the … Continue reading

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HondaJet Headlines Great Planes Air Expo

Published in Midwest Flyer  - Aug/Sept 2016 On a three Midwestern city tour, including Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 7, and Appleton and Madison, Wisconsin on June 8, 2016, the HA-420 HondaJet drew a lot of attention. The aircraft received certification … Continue reading

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First Flight Scheduled for B-29 Doc

WICHITA, Kan., July 8, 2016 – Doc’s Friends, the group managing the restoration of the B-29 known as Doc, announced today the historic B-29 will make its return to flight Sunday, July 17. The restored Boeing B-29 Superfortress will take … Continue reading

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Honda Aircraft Company Receives FAA Production Certificate

GREENSBORO, N.C. – July 11, 2016 – Honda Aircraft Company announced today that it has earned a Production Certificate from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Honda Aircraft Company is building the HA-420 HondaJet, an advanced light jet, at its world headquarters in Greensboro, … Continue reading

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Air Force One (SAM 26000) & VC-54C Sacred Cow Move To New Fourth Building At National Museum of the USAF

DAYTON, OHIO – Restoration crews at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force have moved VC-137C Air Force One (SAM 26000), which was used by eight presidents – Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Clinton, … Continue reading

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BERTRAND PICCARD SPOKES WITH U.N. SECRETARY GENERAL BAN KI-MOON LIVE FROM THE COCKPIT DURING THE PARIS AGREEMENT SIGNATURE AT THE UN HQ

Bertrand Piccard spoke with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon directly from the cockpit of Solar Impulse 2 while flying over the Pacific Ocean during a video conference on Friday April 22 from the United Nations in New York where 175 nations had just signed … Continue reading

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Super Petrel LS Lands In U.S.

Some would say that the Midwest was made for seaplane flying. Anyone who has landed on water can attest that the water experience adds another dimension to the fun of flying. While most seaplanes are high-wing aircraft that have been … Continue reading

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Wipaire Holds Safety Seminar & Demos In Florida

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Wipaire, Inc., a leader in aircraft float manufacturing, aircraft restoration, avionics, interiors, and aircraft sales and service, held a safety seminar February 27, 2016 at its service center in Leesburg, Florida. Headquartered at South St. … Continue reading

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