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Your Needs / Your Airport Needs

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/Janaury 2018 issue Have you ever attended a “Needs Meeting” for your airport? Nearly two-thirds of Minnesota’s publicly-owned airports have completed their needs meetings for … Continue reading

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Fly Wisconsin Airport Passport Program

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017-January 2018 The “Fly Wisconsin Airport Passport” program is a collaborative effort of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics and the Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA). The program promotes safety and education … Continue reading

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Deciphering Notices To Airmen (NOTAMs)

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 Any pilot worth their weight in 100LL, knows to check NOTAMs before every flight. Historically, the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) NOTAM system … Continue reading

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Wipaire Receives Chinese Approval For Wipline 13000 Floats, Expands Gear Advisory Approvals

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has granted approval for Supplemental Type Certificate SA2CH for the installation of Wipline® 13000 floats on the Viking Series 400 … Continue reading

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Schweiss Doors Founder Mike Schweiss Featured On Minneapolis WCCO Television

FAIRFAX, MINN. – Mike Schweiss, founder and owner of Schweiss Doors, was recently featured in a television news feature titled, “Small Town Minnesota Door Business Goes Galactic.” In the interview produced by WCCO-TV in Minneapolis, Schweiss explains how he got … Continue reading

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Eagle River Union Airport Reopens Primary Runway

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 EAGLE RIVER, WIS. – Eagle River Union Airport completed reconstruction of its primary runway, Runway 04/22 (5000 X 75 feet) and reopened the runway on October 6, 2017. The airport is a … Continue reading

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Another Beautiful Day Flying In The Colorado Mountains

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue It’s October 15, 2017, and the “end” of Colorado’s best mountain flying season is fast approaching, so I had to take advantage of another beautiful morning to fly … Continue reading

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Remembering Beautiful People, On A Beautiful Island

by Dave Weiman Published In Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 Nestled between the beautiful turquoise blue waters of Lake Michigan to the east, and Green Bay to the west, with hilly topography and rock outcroppings, and beautiful, green deciduous … Continue reading

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ADS-B Proves Valuable On Canada Trip

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue When I started flying to Canada on fishing trips in 1981, we navigated by dead reckoning, sectional charts, and Automatic Directional Finders (ADFs) using Non-Directional Beacons (NDBs) and … Continue reading

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History of Black Aviators Shared Through Special Exhibit

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 We’ve all heard of Amelia Earhart, but have you ever heard of Bessie Coleman? Both were adventurous young women who soon found themselves captive of the dream, aspiration, and sheer love of … Continue reading

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