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The Seaplane Pilots Association… Promoting, Protecting, Informing & Educating

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Seaplanes are the ultimate off-road vehicle…they will take your passion for flight to a whole new level. Only three percent of pilots have taken advantage of this form of flying that requires a … Continue reading

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Smith Appointed To Airport Consultants Council Board

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 MADISON, WIS. – Damon Smith, with Mead & Hunt’s Aviation Service Group in Portland, Oregon, recently advanced to the Airport Consultants Council (ACC) Board of Directors. Smith has a history of active involvement … Continue reading

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OMNNI Associates Recognized For Excellence In Airport Construction…

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Jason Marks, P.E. Receives 2016 Resident Engineer Award Appleton, Wis. – Jason Marks, P.E., of OMNNI Associates, Appleton, Wisconsin, has received the “2016 Outstanding Airport Resident Engineering Award” for his role as resident … Continue reading

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F-35B On Board USS America

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II aircraft landed on the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) on October 28, 2016. America embarked seven F-35Bs – two began the third shipboard phase of developmental … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airports Conference To Be Lightning Fast!

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 The Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA), in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) Office of Aeronautics, will be hosting the annual Minnesota Airports Conference at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato, … Continue reading

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Illinois Aviation Conference To Focus On The Trades

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 CHAMPAIGN, ILL. – The Illinois Aviation Conference will be held May 24-25, 2017 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Champaign, Illinois. The conference will focus on aviation business, and less so on airports. … Continue reading

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Kansas State Polytechnic Offers New Program For Drone Hobbyists

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 SALINA, KAN. – With unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, a popular gift item this past holiday season and beyond, the unmanned aircraft systems program on Kansas State University’s Polytechnic Campus has five … Continue reading

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Letter From CWO3 Jim Englin

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Hi Dave: You asked to be kept informed about the new Cirrus Perception program when we last spoke at the Cirrus event at Anoka County – Blaine Airport in August. Well, we are … Continue reading

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