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Poberezny Property Tours Now Available!

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Thanks to the generosity of the Irwin family, owners of Aircraft Spruce, who purchased Paul and Audrey Poberezny’s home southwest of Wittman Regional Airport in February 2017, the home … Continue reading

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Iowa To Get Brand New Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue US-based engineering company, HDR, has been selected by the South Central Regional Airport Agency, to plan and design a 581-acre regional airport in Iowa, between Oskaloosa and Pella. The new airport will … Continue reading

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Kansas Names New Interim Director of Aviation

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue TOPEKA, KAN. – The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has named Robert Brock interim director of aviation. Brock served 22 years in the Air Force and retired as a lieutenant colonel before … Continue reading

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Showcase Your Treasures & Honor The Tuskegee Airmen!

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue RED WING, MINN. – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, has announced that their Virtual Museum has gained significant traction since its launch in … Continue reading

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Paul Cornu’s “Flying Bicycle” – 110th Anniversary of the First Helicopter Flight

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue On November 13, 1907, French engineer and bicycle maker, Paul Cornu, made history by becoming the first man to fly a rotary-wing aircraft. The primitive helicopter – a twin-rotorcraft powered by a … Continue reading

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Ohio Community Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony To Celebrate New Hangars

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue SPRINGFIELD, OHIO – The City of Springfield, Ohio, in conjunction with Clark State Community College, held a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony recently to celebrate the addition of 10 new hangars to … Continue reading

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Michigan Native Named Honorary Golden Knight

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Renowned airshow announcer, Danny Clisham of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has been named an honorary member of the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team. Clisham joins an elite group of … Continue reading

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Governor-In-Waiting Promises Support For Aviation Industry In Kansas… Urges Tenacity To Sustain State’s Aerospace Leadership Role

by Nate Franson Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 Tenacity was the theme of Kansas Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer’s address to the Wichita Aero Club on November 7, 2017 in Wichita, Kansas. Dr. Colyer, 57, a Hays, Kansas native, … Continue reading

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Quad City International Airport Director To Retire

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 MOLINE, ILL. – Bruce Carter, aviation director for Quad City International Airport, will retire effective July 1, 2018. Carter is past chair of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), a current member … Continue reading

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Most-Complained About Illinois Airport Opens Free Access, Free Tie-Downs For Transients & Lower Avgas Prices For All

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue WAUKEGAN, ILL. (December 21, 2017) – Following AOPA’s complaint to the FAA over fixed-base operator (FBO) pricing practices at Waukegan National Airport in the Chicago area community of Waukegan, Illinois, local leaders … Continue reading

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