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Avoiding Loss of Control

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), your Minnesota Office of Aeronautics, and numerous General Aviation organizations work constantly to help pilots fly safely. News, education, guidance, and procedural documents can be produced with … Continue reading

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Minnesota To Host NASAO & AAAE Conferences

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue September is almost here and we are excited to host the annual national convention of the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO). … Continue reading

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Transforming A 1920s Historic Aviation Research Landmark Into A State-of-the-Art Aviation Laboratory

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Building 19 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), located just east of Dayton, Ohio, has a rich history, which includes Orville Wright’s participation in the commissioning of one of the world’s most … Continue reading

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Madden’s Attracts Good Crowd of Seaplane Owners Despite Rain

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Under the leadership of Steve Guetter, president of the Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA), the organization’s annual safety seminar and fly-in, May 17 – 19, 2019 at Madden’s Resort … Continue reading

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2020 WAI Scholarships Ready For Applications

Start applying for available scholarships! Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue With new scholarships being posted weekly, Women Aviation International (WAI) is ready to accept applications for dozens of scholarships. Currently, there are 85 scholarships offered for flight … Continue reading

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Women Aviation International Announces New Mid-Year Scholarships Totaling $73,000

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Through a donor who wishes to be anonymous, Women Aviation International (WAI) has awarded an additional $73,000 in 17 individual scholarships to be put toward flight and aviation maintenance training. These scholarship … Continue reading

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Teenager Aspires To Become A Pilot, Mechanic & Engineer Thanks To EAA Chapter & Ray Aviation Scholarship

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Addison Geer, 16, of Hustisford, Wisconsin, is homeschool and just completed her sophomore year in high school. Last December, she was hired by Eric Nelson at Beaver Aviation at Dodge County Airport … Continue reading

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Ray Aviation Scholarships… Providing A Major Boost For Youth

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The first “Ray Aviation Scholarship” recipients have been announced. The program, which involves $1 million in scholarships each year, is managed by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and administered through its chapter network, which identifies candidates and … Continue reading

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Cirrus Now At St. Paul Downtown Airport

All photos by Randy Arneson, except where otherwise noted. Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue ST. PAUL, MINN. – Approximately 200 Cirrus aircraft owners, pilots and interested guests attended the “Cirrus Now” event at Signature Flight Support at … Continue reading

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LifeSave Transport To Open New Base At Salina Regional Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue SALINA, KAN. – LifeSave Transport has rented a hangar at Salina Regional Airport to provide emergency medical transportation services to Salina and north-central Kansas. At a special meeting in June, the Salina … Continue reading

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