Archives: October/November 2017

Wipaire Helps Fulfill Aircraft Needs of Mission Aviation Fellowship International

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Wipaire, Inc. of South St. Paul, Minnesota, is helping to support “Mission Aviation Fellowship International” by contributing a single-point fuel system at no charge to supplement their purchase of Wipline … Continue reading

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Apollo 11 Command Module Makes Another Journey

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – After spending 46 years parked at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, the Apollo 11 command module “Columbia” traveled again. This time, the journey was not quite as epic … Continue reading

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Daher Brings Morane-Saulnier Type L Parasol Aeroplane To EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue OSHKOSH, WIS.  –  A flightworthy replica of the World War I-era Morane-Saulnier Type L “Parasol” aeroplane – an ancestor to Daher’s TBM turboprop aircraft – was showcased for the first time during … Continue reading

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One Man’s Affection For Stinsons

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 I have known Tom Janssen of Appleton, Wisconsin, for at least 10 years, when I met him at Beaver Aviation at Dodge County Airport in Juneau, Wisconsin, and he joined … 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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Kaplan Resigns From National Aviation Hall of Fame

DAYTON, OHIO – Ron Kaplan has resigned from the National Aviation Hall of Fame Board of Trustees effective July 31, 2017, citing philosophical differences with the organization’s executive leadership. Kaplan had served the Congressionally-chartered non-profit in various capacities since being … Continue reading

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Remembering An Air Racing Legend

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Bill Brennand, 92, of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, circled his last earthly pylon on March 14, 2017. Bill was a legend in air racing during its golden years, and … Continue reading

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Wheels & Wings – A Year In The Making!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Fly er – October/November 2017 OSCEOLA, WIS. – ​It’s an air show, it’s a car show, it’s a motorcycle show, it’s a fly-in, it’s Wheels & Wings at L.O. Simenstad Municipal Airport in Osceola, … Continue reading

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The EAA/DAHER International Scholarship Experience

by Michelle Peterson Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 Seven weeks, three countries, two world-renowned airshows, and experience working at a top-tier aviation manufacturer… How does one begin to describe the experience of a lifetime? In April of this … Continue reading

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