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Metropolitan Airports Commission Names New Chief Operating Officer

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MINN.  – Long-time Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) employee, Roy Fuhrmann, has been selected as the organization’s new chief operating officer, overseeing everything from airport planning and facility improvements, to the … Continue reading

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Premier Jet Appoints New Operations Manager

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Premier Jet Center at Minneapolis Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM) in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, has appointed Michael Lawrence to the position of Operations Manager. Lawrence started in the aviation … Continue reading

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MATA Scholarship Recipient Reaches ATP Minimums

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – In a letter to Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) President Greg Reigel, the 2009 recipient of the MATA Scholarship, Adam Kruse of Princeton, Minnesota said, “I wanted to let … Continue reading

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In Memory of Wisconsin Pilot, Peter Laper

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue PEWAUKEE, WIS. – Longtime Wisconsin pilot and the treasurer of the Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association (WATA), Peter Laper, 62, died unexpectedly December 31, 2017 at his home in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. Born in … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Airport Management Association To Host Legislative Day In Madison

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue MADISON, WIS. – The Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) will host a Legislative Day in Madison, Wis., March 6, 2018, to provide airport officials an opportunity to meet with their legislators about … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Partners With Phillips 66 Aerostars

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue MADISON, WIS. – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. has partnered with the Phillips 66® Aerostars aerobatic team for the 2018 airshow season in the installation of Garmin avionics for the team’s four aircraft. The … Continue reading

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Quotes & Quips From The Right Seat

by Woody Minar Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 No matter what kind of pilot you are, “communications” is key to getting things right and receiving the right answer to a question that’s been asked. As a Designated Pilot … Continue reading

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General Aviation Safety Expert, Bruce Landsberg, Nominated To NTSB

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 WASHINGTON, DC – General aviation safety expert, Bruce Landsberg, has been nominated to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) by the Trump Administration for a five-year term. Landsberg, an award-winning expert on pilot … Continue reading

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AOPA Establishes Strategic Relationship With SiriusXM

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and SiriusXM announced a new agreement in January that will support AOPA Air Safety Institute programs and feature SiriusXM Aviation services in … Continue reading

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Demand For Piper Aircraft Results In Largest Employment Growth Since 2009

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft Inc. achieved double-digit growth in new aircraft revenue and deliveries for 2017, as demand for trainer aircraft and M-class products continued to expand. The increase in … Continue reading

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