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Oklahoma’s Lake Eufaula – Fly-in/Camp-out

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue In previous articles, I have been detailing sample air trails or air tours, but if you prefer a destination instead, Oklahoma’s Lake Eufaula, formerly known as Fountainhead State Park, … Continue reading

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Clarification On Minnesota Fuel Tax Sought & Clarified

by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Recently, an airport manager from Minnesota who is responsible for the fuel sales at his airport, was confused over how he was expected to report sales tax on auto … Continue reading

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One Man’s Affection For Stinsons

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 I have known Tom Janssen of Appleton, Wisconsin, for at least 10 years, when I met him at Beaver Aviation at Dodge County Airport in Juneau, Wisconsin, and he joined … Continue reading

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Remembering An Air Racing Legend

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Bill Brennand, 92, of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, circled his last earthly pylon on March 14, 2017. Bill was a legend in air racing during its golden years, and … Continue reading

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Wheels & Wings – A Year In The Making!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 OSCEOLA, WIS. – ​It’s an air show, it’s a car show, it’s a motorcycle show, it’s a fly-in, it’s Wheels & Wings at L.O. Simenstad Municipal Airport in Osceola, Wisconsin! … Continue reading

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The EAA/DAHER International Scholarship Experience

by Michelle Peterson Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 Seven weeks, three countries, two world-renowned airshows, and experience working at a top-tier aviation manufacturer… How does one begin to describe the experience of a lifetime? In April of this … Continue reading

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Piper’s Deliveries & Revenue Continue Upward Trend In Q2 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 VERO BEACH, FLA. (July 24, 2017) – Piper Aircraft Inc. has announced its aircraft sales and delivery results for the second quarter of 2017, ending June 30. The company continued to grow its … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 – “The Year of the Bomber”

by Jim LaMalfa Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Prior to the opening of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh on Monday, July 24, 2017, the movie directed by Christopher Nolan, “Dunkirk,” opened on Friday, July 21st worldwide. Nolan used real … Continue reading

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As The Geese Migrate, So Must The Seaplanes!

by Philip Mattison Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue I met Brian Schanche, the owner of Adventure Seaplanes, 20 years ago when I responded to a want ad in the newspaper about seaplane rental. Do you remember the … Continue reading

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Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Safety Seminar Attracts Water & Land Pilots From Throughout The Midwest

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue Under the leadership of Steve Guetter, President of the Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA), and its board of directors; administrative support from Cassandra Isackson and her staff at the … Continue reading

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