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Madden’s Resort Hosts Minnesota Seaplane Seminar & Fly-In

BRAINERD, MINN. – Under the leadership of Randy Schoephoerster, owner of the flight school Air Trek North at Minneapolis Airlake Airport in Lakeville, Minnesota (www.airtreknorth.com), the Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA) took a giant leap forward this year with its … Continue reading

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Discover Aviation Days – The Doorway To Understanding General Aviation

BLAINE, MINN. – Thanks to the efforts of Craig Schiller, the curator at Golden Wings Museum, and other tenants at Anoka-County Blaine Airport/Jane’s Field (KANE), volunteers, airport management, and air traffic controllers, “Discover Aviation Days” (DAD), May 30-31, 2015, was … Continue reading

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Lost Airplane That Led D-Day Invasion Located At Basler’s

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The C-47 transport aircraft that led the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, more than 70 years ago, “That’s All, Brother,” has been located at Basler Turbo Conversions at Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Believed lost to history, … Continue reading

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Sun ‘n Fun 2015 Contributes $64 Million To Local Economy

LAKELAND, FLA. – The 41st Annual Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo, April 21-26, 2015, at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, was the second largest revenue producing year in the event’s history. The indirect economic impact on the I-4 corridor … Continue reading

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Pilot Hosts Breakfast On His Farm

MONROE, WIS. – Pilot/farmer, Dan Wegmueller, and his wife, Ashley, hosted the 2015 “Green County Breakfast On The Farm,” May 30, 2015, on their 500-acre dairy farm located 3 miles southeast of Monroe Municipal Airport (KEFT), Monroe, Wis. The Wegmuellers … Continue reading

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Price County Airport Fly-In & Air Show

PHILLIPS, WIS. – Price County Airport and Harbor View Pub & Eatery held a fly-in and airshow, Friday evening, July 3, 2015, beginning at 7:00 p.m., and Saturday morning, July 4, 2015, beginning at 8:00 a.m. The Saturday airshow started … Continue reading

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Flying Rotarians Celebrate 50th Anniversary With Visits To Wisconsin & North Dakota, & Grand Tour of Minnesota

If you are a good person and fly, you are probably eligible for membership in the International Fellowship of Flying Rotarians (IFFR)  – an organization made up of pilots who are dedicated to building understanding among all people by donating … Continue reading

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Students Win 39th Annual Air Race Classic

Fifty-four (54) race teams competed in the 39th Annual Air Race Classic (ARC), an all-women’s air race, June 22-25, 2015. Stephanie Armstrong and Jessica Reed of Southern Illinois University placed first flying a 2011 Cessna Skyhawk 172R; Jennifer Pinkowski, Carly … Continue reading

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Illinois DOT Names Airports of the Year At Illinois Aviation Conference

CHICAGO, ILL. – Seven Illinois airports are winners of the “2015 Airport of the Year” awards sponsored by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). For a wide variety of categories, Decatur Airport, DuPage Airport, Marshall County Airport, Mount Vernon Airport, … Continue reading

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60th Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference Addressed Pressing Issues & Recognized Accomplishments

LA CROSSE, WIS. – The Wisconsin Aviation Conference celebrated its 60th anniversary at the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wis., May 11-13, 2015, along the beautiful Mississippi River. The event attracted airport managers, airport commission members, aviation business owners … Continue reading

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