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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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Wisconsin Aviation Offers Cirrus Approved Flight Training

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue MADISON, WIS. – Wisconsin Aviation Flight School now offers Cirrus factory-approved training for Cirrus pilots. Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot (CSIP) training includes a worldwide network of flight training professionals who are experts … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pilot Named International Flying Farmer Man of the Year

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – Phil Peterson of Oregon, Wis., was named the 2016 International Flying Farmer (IFF) Man of Year, and his wife, Carol, was named IFF Woman of the Year. The award, presented … Continue reading

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Appleton International Airport Contributes $676 Million To Regional & State Economies

GREENVILLE, WIS. – Appleton International Airport contributes $676 million in economic output to regional and state economies, according to a report created by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics. The airport supports nearly 3,200 jobs in the state … Continue reading

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Great Aviators Gone West!

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue Ron R. Alexander, EAA Vintage Aircraft Association Director, was killed November 17, 2016, while flying his Curtiss Jenny near the Candler Field Museum/Peach State Airport in Williamson, Georgia. Born in 1942 in … Continue reading

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GAMA Accepting Scholarship Applications

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is accepting applications for two prestigious scholarships valued at $2,000 each: The Edward W. Stimpson Aviation Excellence Award, and the Dr. Harold S. Wood … Continue reading

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Panke Joins Wisconsin Aviation

MADISON, WIS. – Madison native and University of Dubuque graduate, Nathan (Nate) Panke, has joined Wisconsin Aviation as a flight instructor. Panke has a Bachelor of Science degree in Flight Operations and a minor in Aviation Management. Panke credits an … Continue reading

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Wisconsin High School Flys STEM Plane!

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 Central High School student, Declan Steinke, has taken the controls of “Falcon One,” an RV-12, which was the school’s first homebuilt aircraft construction project. The project is part of the Westosha, Wisconsin high … Continue reading

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AOPA ASI Releases Video On Low-Altitude Maneuvering

Published in Midwest Flyer – Feburary/March 2017 issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Air Safety Institute (ASI) has released a video on maneuvering aircraft at low altitude. “Margins of Safety: Low Altitude Maneuvering” is the … Continue reading

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