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100th Anniversary of Royal Air Force To Be Celebrated At Oshkosh 2018

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The centennial year of the Royal Air Force will be commemorated with historic aircraft, flyovers, and special programming during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, July 23-29, 2018 at Wittman Regional Airport, … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 – The Year of the Tanker

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. –  The Air Force Reserve is celebrating its 70th anniversary at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018, bringing its impressive fleet of military refueling aircraft as part of AirVenture’s “Year of the … Continue reading

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Top Airshow Performers Commit To EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Many of the world’s top airshow performers have committed to fly at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018, July 23-29 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis. The afternoon airshows are … 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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Piper Receives Largest Trainer Order In Company History

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft, Inc. has received an order for 152 aircraft from Fanmei Aviation Technologies, Piper Aircraft’s exclusive dealer in China. This is the largest single trainer order received … Continue reading

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Piper Announces 23% Growth For 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft, Inc. has announced a 23% increase in aircraft deliveries for 2017, as well as a 27% increase in total billings. The substantial growth was driven by … Continue reading

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GAMA Announces 2017 Year-End Aircraft Shipment & Billings Numbers

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue WASHINGTON, DC – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has released the 2017 year-end aircraft shipment and billings numbers. At a press conference held in February 2018, GAMA Chairman Phil Straub, Executive … Continue reading

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AOPA Withdraws FAA Complaint Against Waukegan Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue FREDERICK, MD – In August 2017, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) filed three Part 13 complaints with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over egregious FBO fees at three airports, one … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Receives National Partnership Award

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue WASHINGTON, DC – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has selected Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) in Springfield, Illinois, as the recipient of the agency’s annual National Partnership Award. SPI was recognized for … Continue reading

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New Approaches Published For Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT)

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue LEE’S SUMMIT, MO. – On February 1, 2018, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published new instrument approach procedures (IAPs) for runway 18-36 at Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT), Lee’s Summit, Mo. The … Continue reading

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