Archives: Oct/Nov 2016

The Disappearance Of Northwest Airlines Flight 2501

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 Michigan’s greatest aviation mystery has been lying in wait of discovery at the bottom of Lake Michigan for 66 years. For more than a decade, Michigan Shipwreck Research Associates (MSRA) has set aside … Continue reading

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Snow Removal Equipment Building Receives Honors

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 MADISON, WIS. – Mead & Hunt has received national recognition from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), and a Best of State Finalist Engineering Excellence Award from ACEC Wisconsin for its work … Continue reading

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Ohio Moves To Open Waters For Seaplanes

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 After working with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the Seaplane Pilots Association (SPA), Ohio officials have announced that the state will take steps to open more bodies of water to … Continue reading

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Principato Named President of National Aeronautic Association

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 WASHINGTON, DC – The Board of Directors of the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) has named Greg Principato the organization’s next President and CEO. Principato has served in numerous executive positions within the aviation … Continue reading

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NASAO Awards First “Henry O” Scholarship

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 MCLEAN, VA. – A student attending the University of North Dakota has been selected to receive the first Henry Ogrodzinski (“Henry O”) Scholarship Award established by the National Association of State Aviation Officials … Continue reading

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AOPA & Garmin Team Up To Lower The Cost of Avionics For Certified Aircraft

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and Garmin announced July 25, 2016, the availability of an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) of the G5 electronic attitude indicator for hundreds … Continue reading

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Northland Community & Technical College Announces Collaboration Agreement With Northrop Grumman

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. – Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) of Thief River Falls, Minn., announced August 23, 2016, a collaboration agreement with Northrop Grumman Corporation as part of the continuing support … Continue reading

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Special Moments At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, July 25-31, 2016

Published In Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016

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Clear Communications… A Key To Safe Flight

by Dan McDowell Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 Flying solo is like dancing. It requires some specific movements, but also allows a certain amount of freedom of expression. We see this at any airshow where top aerobatic performers … Continue reading

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Using A Drone For Business? Here’s What You Need To Know Under FAA’s New Drone Regulations

by Tara Kalar – Associate Legal Counsel – MnDOT Office of Chief Counsel and Jonathan Estes – Aviation Policy Analyst – MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 If you are an aerial applicator, aerial photographer, … Continue reading

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