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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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GAMA/Build A Plane Aviation Design Challenge Winners Build Glasair Sportsman

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – Students and their teacher from Olney High School in Olney, Texas, won an all-expenses-paid trip to Glasair Aviation in Arlington, Washington, to spend two weeks building a Glasair Sportsman airplane, … Continue reading

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Western Michigan University Celebrates Launch of Punta Gorda Aviation Program

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue PUNTA GORDA, FLA. – Western Michigan University’s (WMU) leadership and community officials gathered April 13, 2017, to celebrate WMU’s Charlotte County Aviation Collective and the launch of its aviation flight science program … Continue reading

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High School Focuses Curriculum Around Flying

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue FAIRFAX, Minn., July 6, 2017 – The new Ross Shaw Sterling Aviation High School in Houston offers students the opportunity to attend a high school that focuses its curriculum around flying, including … Continue reading

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Airport Restaurant Sponsors Northern Wisconsin Fly-In & Airshow

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue The Harbor View Pub & Eatery, located across from Price County Airport in the northern Wisconsin community of Phillips (KPBH), sponsored a fly-in brunch, lunch and airshow Fourth of July weekend. The … Continue reading

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Two Millionth Young Eagle Solos

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – EAA’s 2 millionth Young Eagle, Jodie Gawthrop of Westchester, Illinois (EAA 1108302), completed her first solo on March 9, 2017, less than a year after her flight with former … Continue reading

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