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UND Receives First of 100 New Piper Aircraft To Upgrade Training Fleet

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Piper Aircraft, Inc. has delivered the first of 100 new Piper aircraft trainers to the University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, which placed … Continue reading

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“Sully,” The Movie, Features Wisconsin Pilot

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 Now almost eight years following the emergency landing of an Airbus A320-214 in the Hudson River on January 15, 2009, the incident resurfaced with the release of the motion … Continue reading

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Wisconsin & Iowa Pilots Win At 2016 U.S. National Aerobatic Contest

by Lorrie Penner Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 Friday, September 30, was the final day of the very successful U.S. National Aerobatic Championships. Special congratulations to Rob Holland in his sixth consecutive championship win in the Unlimited … Continue reading

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Springfield, Ohio – Ramping Up For The Future

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 SPRINGFIELD, OHIO – The City of Springfield, Ohio, has contracted with Woolpert to provide a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Master Plan and an Airport Layout Plan for Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport. The … Continue reading

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More Than 1900 Turn Out For AOPA Great Lakes Regional Fly-In

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 BATTLE CREEK, MICH. – The AOPA Great Lakes Regional Fly-In held Sept. 16-17, 2016 at W. K. Kellogg Airport, Battle Creek, Mich., began Friday evening with a barnstormers party sponsored by Jeppesen. … Continue reading

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Pan Am Clipper Pilot Turns 103

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 IOLA, WIS. – The Central County Flyers celebrated the 103rd birthday of one of their members – Paul Johns of Iola, Wisconsin – on October 14, 2016 at the airport named in … Continue reading

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The Disappearance Of Northwest Airlines Flight 2501

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 Michigan’s greatest aviation mystery has been lying in wait of discovery at the bottom of Lake Michigan for 66 years. For more than a decade, Michigan Shipwreck Research Associates (MSRA) has set aside … Continue reading

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Ohio Moves To Open Waters For Seaplanes

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 After working with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the Seaplane Pilots Association (SPA), Ohio officials have announced that the state will take steps to open more bodies of water to … Continue reading

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AOPA & Garmin Team Up To Lower The Cost of Avionics For Certified Aircraft

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and Garmin announced July 25, 2016, the availability of an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) of the G5 electronic attitude indicator for hundreds … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aeronautics Director & AOPA President Selected For National Drone Advisory Committee

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the newly established Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) were announced August 31, 2016, by the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA), a not-for-profit organization that functions as an advisory … Continue reading

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