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Airplanes & Cars Make Good Companions

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 When you are an independent systems engineer working on one of the largest, most sophisticated airplanes in the world, you deserve – and can afford – to have some toys and a … Continue reading

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Illinois Natives Settle In Ontario With Cessna 185 Floatplane

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 Lured by a love of fishing and hunting, Illinois natives Steve and Ellen Riggins purchased a cottage north of Dryden, Ontario, in 2003, and made the permanent move in 2007. Another hobby … Continue reading

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Schweiss Sells Doors To Owner of Multiple Hangars

HECTOR, MINN. – Schweiss Doors has supplied 13 bifold doors already with 22 more on the way to hangar owners of the growing Pegasus Airpark project in Arizona. “We went with top quality executive box hangars with plumbing on deeded … Continue reading

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Still Two Weeks to Comment on FAA Hangar-Use Policy

September 18, 2014 – The public comment period on the FAA’s proposed hangar-use policy remains open until October 6, and EAA members are encouraged to add their comments to the nearly 2,000 that have been sent to the agency thus … Continue reading

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New Schweiss Liftstrap Conversion Kit For Tired, Old Hangar Doors

HECTOR, MINN. – A frequent request Schweiss Doors receives is from hangar owners who want to upgrade their doors with a Schweiss Bifold liftstrap retrofit conversion to replace their outdated cable lift systems. A majority of these requests are for … Continue reading

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Wind, Waves or Weather . . . Schweiss Doors Work!

Imagine having a fun family day on the water in your favorite fishing or speedboat, or better yet, you’re flying your floatplane! As the sun is setting or a sudden thunderstorm or high winds force you off the lake, you … Continue reading

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Ankeny Regional Airport & The Polk County Aviation Authority

One of the host airports of the annual Iowa Aviation Conference to be held April 25-26, 2012 at the West Des Moines Sheraton Inn, is Ankeny Regional Airport, established in 1993 to accommodate the growing demand of general aviation in … Continue reading

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What’s Happening In Your Hangar?

by Megan Stritchko WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Oftentimes, a hangar can feel like a second home with endless possibilities – a storage unit, an office, a side business, you name it. However, such use of your airport hangar and compliance … Continue reading

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