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HISTORIC AIRCRAFT TO FILL THE SKIES OVER WASHINGTON D.C. COMMEMORATING 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE END OF WORLD WAR II

  Sept. 9, 2020 (DALLAS) – On Sept. 25, 2020, approximately 70 vintage aircraft will take to the skies over Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. The Arsenal of Democracy (AOD) Flyover will feature historically sequenced … Continue reading

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Aviation Businesses

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EAA WRIGHT BROTHERS MEMORIAL BANQUET MOVES TO VIRTUAL FORMAT FOR 2020

Apollo 13 commander James Lovell is special guest for December 10 event EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (September 4, 2020) — The Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet, which has brought some of the world’s top aviation … Continue reading

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EAA HOMEBUILDERS-FOCUSED WEBINAR SERIES BEGINS AUGUST 4

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 27, 2020) — A series of Experimental Aircraft Association webinars specifically focused on amateur-built aircraft will become a monthly part of EAA’s popular webinar schedule beginning on August 4. The additional webinars will … Continue reading

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Live Global Traffic Streaming Now Available With ForeFlight

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue ForeFlight, in partnership with FlightAware, is now providing live global traffic streaming for all customers with its new Internet Traffic feature. Internet Traffic is tied to the same Traffic map layer used to … Continue reading

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AOPA Cancels September Fly-In In Rochester, New York

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue As the country anticipated the re-opening of most activities following the early COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, AOPA has worked hard to maintain the viability of its Rochester, New York fly-in, September 11-12, 2020, … Continue reading

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Uncertainty Surrounding Coronavirus Forces Cancellation of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The continuing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizers of the world’s largest fly-in convention, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, to cancel its 2020 event at Wittman Regional Airport in … Continue reading

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Dorothy Cochrane To Receive 2020 Katharine Wright Trophy

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue WASHINGTON, DC – The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) has selected Dorothy Cochrane, curator at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, to receive the 2020 “Katharine Wright Trophy.” The trophy was established … Continue reading

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Restaurants Near Wisconsin Airports

WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue In the June/July 2020 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, we announced the creation of a new comprehensive list and map of Wisconsin airports with convenient food options, but … Continue reading

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Preparing For The Unexpected

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Airports and pilots alike take pride in their preparedness for emergency situations. We have our index of checklists and practice them regularly. But what happens … Continue reading

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