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Fighter Ace Robin Olds Honored In New Uflytv Documentary

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Triple Ace fighter pilot, Robin Olds, is being recognized for his military achievements in a one-hour documentary video. The film is presented by The Fagen Fighters World War II … Continue reading

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ForeFlight Introduces New Dual-Band ADS-B Receiver

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue HOUSTON, TEXAS – ForeFlight, creator of the most innovative and widely used flight planning and electronic flight bag app for the Apple iPad and iPhone, is introducing “Scout,” a portable, dual-band ADS-B … Continue reading

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Duluth Area Students Receive 2017 Apollo Gilruth Continuum Award For Academic Excellence

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue DULUTH, MINN. – The top Gilruth Continuum aviation science students – Peyton Nelson, Claire Atella, and Grace Heine – have received the Apollo-Gilruth Continuum Award for academic excellence from the Duluth Aviation … Continue reading

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New Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research Facility At UND Aerospace

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The University of North Dakota’s (UND) Robin Hall opened last year as the tallest building in Grand Forks and the headquarters for the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) programs … Continue reading

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Private Airport Owner Hosts Fly-In Without Fear of Liability

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue DE PERE, WIS. – Jay Baeten, owner of Antique Aerodrome in De Pere, Wisconsin (9WS2), was able to host a fly-in at his private airstrip, August 26, 2017, without fear of liability, … Continue reading

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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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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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AOPA President Returns To Home Field, Now New & Improved!

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue FOREST LAKE, MINN. – Forest Lake, Minnesota held an open house and fly-in August 20, 2017, at its new and improved Daniel A. DePonti Municipal Airport (25D). Among the pilots and special … Continue reading

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