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Florida Fly-Out Attracts Midwest Flyers

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Members of the Florida Aero Club flew to Venice, Florida February 19, 2017 for its monthly fly-out and lunch at Sharky’s On The Pier. Joining the club was Dave and Peggy Weiman of … Continue reading

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Smart Phone Found After Being Dropped From Aircraft

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 As Brian Petersburg of Decorah, Iowa, was flying his Flight Design CTLS from Iowa to Wisconsin last fall to pick up a friend, he decided to take a video of the Upper Iowa … Continue reading

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AOPA President To Be Keynote Speaker At Minnesota Seaplane Pilot Safety Seminar

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 BRAINERD, MINN. – AOPA President & CEO Mark R. Baker will be the keynote speaker for the Saturday evening banquet at the Minnesota Seaplane Pilot Safety Seminar, May 19-21, 2017 at Madden’s Resort … Continue reading

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John King Gets Medical Reinstated

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 ARLINGTON, VA. – It was ironic that John King of King Schools confirmed on March 8, 2017, just prior to the Robert A. Hoover Trophy ceremonies at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in … Continue reading

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Bob Hoover Trophy Presented To Sean D. Tucker

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 ARLINGTON, VA. – By unanimous agreement of the selection team, and as per the wish of the late Bob Hoover himself, the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) presented the 2017 AOPA R.A. … Continue reading

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Recreational Aviation Foundation Seeks Support For Two Hearted Airstrip Project

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 The Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) is preserving, creating, and maintaining recreational airstrips for now and the future through various projects throughout the U.S. The “Two Hearted Airstrip” on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula near Lake … Continue reading

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Proposed Mechanic’s Lien Law To Be Discussed At 62nd Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference To Be Held In Waukesha

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 WAUKESHA, WIS. – The Wisconsin Aviation Conference (WAC) will be held at the Country Springs Hotel & Water Park in Pewaukee/Waukesha, Wis., April 24-26, 2017. For those aviation business men and women unable … Continue reading

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EAA Sport Pilot Academy Returns In 2017 To Make Dreams of Flight Come True

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Sport Pilot Academy, which immerses people in a three-week course that concludes with earning a Sport Pilot Certificate, returns in 2017 with three sessions throughout the … Continue reading

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