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Isle Minnesota Pancake Breakfast Is Canceled

Isle Airport Association directors met yesterday to discuss the pancake breakfast. We came to a unanimous decision: Isle Airport Pancake Breakfast is Canceled for July 12, 2020.   Isle Airport will remain OPEN to members and we encourage you to … Continue reading

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NEW SFAR KEEPS MOST OF ORIGINAL PANDEMIC RELIEF

INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATES ARE AN EXCEPTION June 25, 2020 Pilot medical certificates expiring between April 30 and September 30, 2020, will now have a three-month extension after their expiration month, under an updated coronavirus-pandemic Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) the FAA will … Continue reading

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AOPA Cancels September Fly-In In Rochester, New York

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, but decided mid-June to cancel it. Earlier this … Continue reading

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Sporty’s Supporting EAA Aviation Foundation Through Matching Gift Program

Campaign runs June 29 through July 31 OSHKOSH, WIS. (June 22, 2020) – Sporty’s Pilot Shop, a longtime supporter of Experimental Aircraft Association youth aviation programs, will expand its assistance during July with a unique matching grant program to benefit … Continue reading

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Baker To Participate In FAA Virtual GA Town Hall

AOPA President Mark Baker will join FAA Administrator Steve Dickson and industry leaders for a virtual General Aviation Town Hall on June 18 to discuss GA’s recovery in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic along with ways pilots can get … Continue reading

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EAA BRINGS AVIATION COMMUNITY TOGETHER FOR EAA SPIRIT OF AVIATION WEEK ON JULY 21-25

Whole spectrum of recreational aviation featured as #EAAtogether EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (June 5, 2020) — The Experimental Aircraft Association is showcasing the whole spectrum of flight this summer in a virtual way, as EAA Spirit of Aviation … Continue reading

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Record Number of Attendees & Exhibitors At WAI 2020 Conference

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA. – Women in Aviation International held another successful event during the 31st Annual International Women in Aviation Conference at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, … Continue reading

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Garmin Service Advisories

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Service Advisory 2051: Cleaning/Disinfecting Guidance Posted: 20 Mar 2020 09:40 AM PDT PRODUCTS AFFECTED: All Garmin aviation products are affected. ISSUE: Garmin would like to provide some general recommendations for materials and … Continue reading

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Island Hopping, Lake Michigan Style!

by Yasmina Soria Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue One may not always think of Michigan when thinking about “island hopping,” but there are a number of small islands on Lake Michigan with General Aviation (GA) airports. … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Banquet Rescheduled!

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MINN. – In light of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Banquet scheduled for April 18 at the MSP Intercontinental Hotel has been rescheduled for November 7, … Continue reading

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