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Black Aviators Recognized

In Madison Overture Center Exhibit We have all heard of Amelia Earhart, but have you ever heard of Bessie Coleman? She, too, was a famous woman aviator who, in 1921, had to go to France to get her pilot’s certificate … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed For Warbird Adventure Discovery Tour

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue EAA OSHKOSH–AIRVENTURE 2017 is now history. The record books are bulging with statistics testifying to an incredible, record year. One of the most wildly popular attractions was the “Warbirds Adventure Discovery Tour.” … Continue reading

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runway THREE-SIX Partners With Quick Silver To Support Vets

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 Issue Scott “Scooter” Yoak, pilot of the P-51D Mustang, “Quick Silver,” with Alyssa Connell of “runway THREE-SIX” at Connell’s booth at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. Runway THREE-SIX began partnering with Yoak this year … Continue reading

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Kansas Aviation At Oshkosh 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Bob Brock, Deputy Director of the Division of Aviation, Kansas Department of Transportation, assisted visitors at the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) pavilion at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. There are … Continue reading

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The Vets Turn Out For B-29 “Doc” & “FiFi”

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 Issue World War II B-29 pilot and author, Richard Thomsen of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, enjoyed the afternoon airshow at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh featuring the B-29s “Doc” and “FiFi.” Thomsen wrote the book “Learning to … Continue reading

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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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Flying Is Good In The U.S.A.

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Sharon Thiry of Cadzand, Holland, spent the summer in the United States with her boyfriend, Huub van Iwaarden, to learn to fly and to purchase an aircraft. Thanks to her flight instructors, … Continue reading

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Fighter Ace Robin Olds Honored In New Uflytv Documentary

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Triple Ace fighter pilot, Robin Olds, is being recognized for his military achievements in a one-hour documentary video. The film is presented by The Fagen Fighters World War II … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Names New Director of Flight Training

Published In Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 MADISON, WIS. – David Upham has been promoted to Director of Flight Training at Wisconsin Aviation. Upham will manage Wisconsin Aviation’s three locations: Watertown, Juneau and Madison. Upham grew up in a house … Continue reading

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New Avionics Manager At Wisconsin Aviation

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue MADISON, WIS. – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. has named Aaron Hall the manager of their avionics department. Hall began his aviation career in June of 1993 with the United States Navy as an … Continue reading

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