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$8.00 A Gallon For Fuel? No Way!

Airport Access Panel Briefs EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Attendees On Importance of Fair FBO Pricing & Airport Access Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The fees charged by fixed base operators (FBOs) are an insidious issue that presents a … Continue reading

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Let’s Work To Keep The Welcome Mat Out For Everyone!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) opposes egregious fees charged by fixed base operators, and wants to ensure access, fair pricing and transparency at all public airports. Contrary … Continue reading

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EAA AVIATION MUSEUM JOINS SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE’S 14TH ANNUAL MUSEUM DAY

Free Admission on September 22, 2018 with a downloadable Museum Day ticket OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (September 15, 2018) — The EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticketholders on Saturday, September … Continue reading

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Holman’s Table Offers Dining With A Runway View

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue ST. PAUL, MINN. – “Holman’s Table” opened recently in the historic terminal building at St. Paul Downtown Airport (KSTP), marking the first time the airport has had a restaurant on site since … Continue reading

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Apollo Gilruth Continuum Award For Academic Excellence Recipients Named For 2018

Published In Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue DULUTH, MINN. – The top Gilruth Continuum aviation science students – Siri Pilate, Gina Udd, Lyvia Lyons, and Ellie Stumme – received the Apollo-Gilruth Continuum Award for academic excellence in the 2018 … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame To Induct Addis, Bradshaw, Frankl, Grace, Kinneberg, Schellinger & Stone

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame has completed its selection process for 2019. The following persons will be inducted at a spring 2019 banquet: Brian Addis – fixed base … Continue reading

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Former Controller & Public Relations Specialist To Be Inducted Into The Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue MADISON, WIS. – Don Winkler of Madison, Wisconsin, will be inducted into the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame on October 20, 2018 at ceremonies to be held at the EAA AirVenture Museum … Continue reading

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Dranzik Up To The Challenge of Leading Two Metropolitan Airports

by Harold Mester Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue Brian Dranzik is the newly appointed Milwaukee County Airport Director, responsible for both of Milwaukee County’s airports, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE) and Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport (KMWC) in … Continue reading

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Platz Named CEO of Mead & Hunt

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue The national architecture-engineering firm, Mead & Hunt, has announced that Andy Platz is the new chief executive officer (CEO) effective July 1, 2018. Platz will continue as President, and former CEO Raj … Continue reading

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Australia’s First Maintenance Technician Training For Unmanned Aerial Systems To Be Provided In Partnership With Northland Community & Technical College

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue Aviation Australia of Brisbane, Australia, has partnered with Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) of Thief River Falls, Minnesota, to provide Australia with its first unmanned aerial systems (UAS) maintenance training program. … Continue reading

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