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Cirrus NOW Presentation In The Twin Cities – Informative & Action-Packed

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 BLAINE, MINN. – Cirrus Aircraft chose Key Air at Anoka County – Blaine Airport, Blaine, Minn., for the site of its Twin Cities “Cirrus NOW” presentation, August 28, 2016. Cirrus … Continue reading

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The “Oscar Night of Aviation” Inducts Midwest Aviators

DAYTON, OHIO – The National Aviation Hall of Fame 52nd Annual Enshrinement Ceremony was held October 4, 2014 in Dayton, Ohio, and featured air racer Sylvester “Steve” J. Wittman of Oshkosh, Wis., and Cirrus founders Dale and Alan Klapmeier of … Continue reading

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General Observations of AirVenture 2013

“Oh my gosh, how’d they do that?” by Harold Green This year EAA AirVenture, July 29 thru August 4, 2013, provided an opportunity to consider the impact of this event on General Aviation. I spent most of my two days … Continue reading

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Stars Do Shine At AOPA Aviation Summit

by Dave Weiman PALM SPRINGS, CALIF.  – The AOPA Aviation Summit, October 11-13, 2012, showed signs of stardom from both Hollywood and the GA community. Regardless of wealth, fame or the lack thereof, pilots came together to network, learn, socialize … Continue reading

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Poberezny, Christensen & Klapmeier Join AKIA Advisory Board

AURORA, OREGON – The Aircraft Kit Industry Association (AKIA) was formed this past summer at EAA AirVenture to provide corporations with a vested interest in homebuilding an opportunity to speak with a unified voice on issues of safety and industry … Continue reading

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Dale Klapmeier Recognized At AERO

DULUTH, MINN. – Cirrus Aircraft CEO Dale Klapmeier was awarded the German magazine Fliegermagazin’s prestigious “Industry Leader of the Year Award For 2012” at AERO, Europe’s largest general aviation trade show, held in Friedrichshafen, Germany, April 18-21, 2012. The award recognizes Klapmeier’s accomplishments … Continue reading

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MATA Conference Focused On Fuel, Flight & Future of GA

BROOKLYN CENTER, MINN. – Concerned with rising fuel prices, fuel fees and taxes, fuel supplies, and the future of general aviation, business owners and their employees came together for a fact-finding/solution-driven mission at the annual Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) … Continue reading

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Major Change To Affect Businesses On Twin Cities Airports

Al Lange, President of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA), has confirmed that Gary Schmidt of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), will meet with members during MATA’s annual conference on Monday, March 19, 2012 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. … Continue reading

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The “Fuel-ture of General Aviation” & What We Can Do About It, Theme of MATA Conference

BROOKLYN CENTER, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) will focus its one-day conference, Monday, March 19, 2012, at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, on two extremely important topics to general aviation today: “Alternate Fuels” … Continue reading

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Wouters Replaced Klapmeier, Klapmeier Replaces Wouters… Future of Cirrus Jet Now In Hands of Chinese

by Dave Weiman HARTFORD, CONN. – In an announcement made September 19, 2011 in Duluth, Minn., Cirrus Aircraft cofounder, Dale Klapmeier, was named Chief Executive Officer (CEO), replacing Brent Wouters, who replaced Klapmeier’s brother, Alan Klapmeier. Wouters served as Executive … Continue reading

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