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Minnesota Council of Airports & MNDOT Honor State’s Finest!

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue DULUTH, MINN. – The Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) honored those who have made significant contributions to the Minnesota air transportation system during the Minnesota Airports Conference, April 18-20, 2018 at the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Conference Recognizes Service & Rewards Future Aviation Professionals

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue WISCONSIN DELLS, WIS. – The Wisconsin Aviation Conference was held May 6-8, 2018 at Wilderness Resort – Glacier Canyon Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. From “speed dating” representatives of the FAA Chicago … Continue reading

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AOPA Releases New ‘Destinations’ Platform To Inspire & Inform Pilots

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has announced new tools to provide access to more general aviation travel information than ever before. With the theme of “explore the world from the … Continue reading

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AOPA Releases Flight Training Experience Survey

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) “You Can Fly” initiative announced that the 2018 Flight Training Experience Survey is available to take online and will remain open until August 13. Each … Continue reading

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Textron Discontinues Production of The Cessna TTx

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue WICHITA, KAN. – Textron Aviation has decided to discontinue production of the Cessna TTx due to lagging sales of the world’s fastest production piston single-engine fixed gear airplane. The aircraft started as … Continue reading

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An Aviation Game Plan For Super Bowl LII

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – While the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots prepared to duke it out in Super Bowl LII at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota on February 4, … Continue reading

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B-17F Memphis Belle™ Crew Overcame Long Odds To Complete 25 Missions

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue DAYTON, OHIO – Since the Air Force was created more than 70 years ago, there have been many shining examples of airmen who have exemplified the core value of “service before self,” … Continue reading

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B-17F Memphis Belle™ Restoration Continues To Move Closer To The Finish Line

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue DAYTON, OHIO – Restoration on the B-17F Memphis Belle™ – the first U.S. Army Air Forces heavy bomber to return to the United States after completing 25 missions over Europe – continues … Continue reading

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The Aircraft That Led The D-Day Invasion Flies Again!

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) has announced that the aircraft that led a formation of more than 800 C-47s to Normandy, France to drop paratroopers on D-Day on June 6, 1944, took … Continue reading

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ATC Privatization Proposal Is Dead!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue WASHINGTON, DC – No sooner than pilots and other concerned individuals contacted their U.S. Congressmen to oppose H.R. 2997, which was intended to reintroduce privatizing the air traffic control … Continue reading

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