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Air Power Museum Acquires Historic de Havilland Super Chipmunk

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue BLAKESBURG, IOWA – The Air Power Museum (APM), located at Antique Airfield in Blakesburg, Iowa, has acquired a rare and historic de Havilland Super Chipmunk once owned by aerobatic competitor and airshow … Continue reading

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Astronaut/Test Pilot Joe Engle Featured At EAA Wright Brothers Banquet

Published by Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Joe Engle, who set records as a test pilot in the famed North American X-15 rocket plane, and later became one of the first commanders in the space shuttle program, … Continue reading

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Rare British Aircraft Among Classic Jets Coming To EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Some of the oldest jet fighters in existence will be flying at the 66th annual fly-in convention of the Experimental Aircraft Association, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018, July 23-29, at … Continue reading

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Malibu Aerospace Opens New Facility At Anoka County-Blaine Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue BLAINE, MINN. – Malibu Aerospace, located at Anoka County-Blaine Airport (KANE) in the Twin Cities, opened its new 70,000 sq. ft. facility on the southwest side of the airport, south of … Continue reading

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Eagle River Union Airport Reopens Primary Runway

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 EAGLE RIVER, WIS. – Eagle River Union Airport completed reconstruction of its primary runway, Runway 04/22 (5000 X 75 feet) and reopened the runway on October 6, 2017. The airport is a … Continue reading

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History of Black Aviators Shared Through Special Exhibit

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 We’ve all heard of Amelia Earhart, but have you ever heard of Bessie Coleman? Both were adventurous young women who soon found themselves captive of the dream, aspiration, and sheer love of … Continue reading

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Pan Am Clipper Pilot Turns 104

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 The Central County Flyers celebrated the 104th birthday of one of their members – Paul Johns of Iola, Wisconsin – on October 13, 2017 at the airport named in his honor – … Continue reading

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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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