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Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Seminar A Success!

Photos by Brad Thornberg Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Seminar A Success! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue BRAINERD, MINN. – “The 2021 Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA) Safety Seminar, September 17-19, 2021, is in the … Continue reading

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Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association 2021 Splash-In

by Randy Strebig, President Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue The Seaplane Gods waved their magic wand for us once again, delivering our “splash-in” yet another magical weekend of good weather … Continue reading

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Overland Aviation Cuts Ribbon On New Terminal & Customs Facility

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue WILLISTON, N.D. – Flights from all corners of the globe can now fly in and fuel up at Overland Aviation as they opened a new terminal and U.S. Customs … Continue reading

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St. Louis Downtown Airport Recognized As Illinois Reliever Airport of the Year

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue CAHOKIA HEIGHTS/SAUGET, ILL. – St. Louis Downtown Airport (KCPS) was named the 2020 Reliever Airport of the Year by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Division of Aeronautics. The … Continue reading

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Mead & Hunt Announces the Acquisition of Colorado-based Ambient Energy

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue The acquisition allows Mead & Hunt to expand its sustainability services while providing Ambient Energy a larger platform to make a greater environmental impact. Mead & Hunt, a national, … Continue reading

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The Challenge Was On!

Spot Landing Contest At Milwaukee Timmerman Airport Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue by Dave Weiman It’s not often I get to participate in the aviation events I promote and cover for Midwest Flyer Magazine. … Continue reading

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Avfuel Welcomes Two New Carver Aero FBOs To Branded Network

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue   Carver Aero recently selected Avfuel as its branded fuel supply partner for its two new FBOs in Janesville, Wis. (KJVL), and Chicago/Aurora, Ill. (KARR). The agreement extends the … Continue reading

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Blackhawk Airways Founder & Hall of Famer, Dick Wixom

September 29, 1929 – October 17, 2021 Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue James Richard “Dick” Wixom, 92, died of heart failure on October 17, 2021, in the care of Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. … Continue reading

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Son of U-2 Spy Plane Pilot Speaks At EAA Chapter Meeting

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue EAA Chapter 25 in Lakeville, Minnesota, sponsored a banquet October 3, 2021, featuring guest speaker, Gary Powers, Jr., son of Francis Gary Powers, Sr., who was shot down over … Continue reading

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Shelly Simi To Receive 2021 Brewer Trophy For Aerospace Education

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue WASHINGTON, DC – The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) has announced that Shelly Simi has been selected the recipient of the 2021 Frank G. Brewer Trophy. The trophy was established … Continue reading

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