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“Girls in Aviation Day” Introduces Girls To Aviation Opportunities

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue Hands shoot to the air when a group of girls is asked who would like to present the panel with the next question. The selected girl walks to the front of … Continue reading

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International Aviation Art Contest

by Meredith Alt Aviation Education Program Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 Calling all artists between the ages of 6 and 17…the International Aviation Art Contest is now underway! The Bureau of Aeronautics … Continue reading

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UAVs, Today & Tomorrow

by Dan McDowell with Tony Fernando Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue We live in an age where technological advances happen very quickly. Looking at the obvious, think about computers in our homes. Now think about cell … Continue reading

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Robert W. Anderson

Mayor & Airport Commission Chair, International Falls, Minnesota July 16, 1942 – Sept. 20, 2019 by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue As I reflect on my visits to … Continue reading

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Indiana Seaplane Splash-In Nails Goal of Advocacy

by Mike Marturello Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue The weather was supposed to be stormy, but it turned out to be sunny and warm, and a bit windy for the 17th Annual Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association … Continue reading

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Piper Aircraft Apprenticeship Program Offers Chance To Earn While Learning

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft has announced that its first group of apprentices has begun their two-year program. The first nine apprentices, who started work in August 2019, are shadowing … Continue reading

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Piper Announces New M600 SLS… First GA Aircraft To Be Standard Equipped With HALO™ Safety System & Autoland Capability

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft has announced the next generation M Series aircraft – the M600 SLS, standard equipped with the new HALOTM Safety System – enhancing safety for one … Continue reading

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State Aeronautics Directors Meet For The Betterment of The Industry

88th Annual NASAO Convention & Trade Show Held In St. Paul by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA – The fall season started on a strong note for the National Association of State … Continue reading

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Amelia Earhart’s Personal Photographer, Albert Bresnik

by Don Winkler Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue It was the opening day at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 1992 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. That meant lots of airplanes and large crowds of people from all over the world. … Continue reading

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The STIHL National Championship Air Races At Pylon 4

by Jay Olson Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 The Genesis Decades have passed since I sat in the lobby of Thunderbird Aviation at Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM) in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and listened to flight instructors gush … Continue reading

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