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ICEPORT 2021

At Mac’s Twin Bay Resort, Lake Mille Lacs, Isle, Minnesota  Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue Aviators in Minnesota and Wisconsin look forward to the first weekend in March for several reasons: the days are longer, temperatures … Continue reading

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AOPA Sweepstakes RV-10 Awarded

“I’m sitting in this airplane, and they are telling me it’s mine! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue LIVERMORE, CALIF. – Those were the words of AOPA member, Aaron Benedetti of Livermore, California, when AOPA President & … Continue reading

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Pilot Donates Airplane To Save Lives

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 CANTON, MASS. – 83-year-old, retired police captain, Joe Michallyszyn, spent 50 years looking down on Massachusetts from his airplane. When he soloed in 1973, he was the youngest pilot flying into Beverly … Continue reading

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Tanis Offers New Android Application & Updates For Its Preheat Remote

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 BLAINE, MINN. – When Tanis Aircraft Products purchased FST LLC, it announced that it would be making updates and improvements. Tanis now has an Android application and an IOS update available for … Continue reading

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Piper Certifies & Delivers First Pilot 100i Trainer Aircraft

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft announced December 15, 2020 that it has received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the “Pilot 100i.” The Pilot 100i, which was announced … Continue reading

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Piper Aircraft Opens Application Period For 2021 Apprenticeship Program

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft has opened the application period for its 2021 Apprenticeship Program. The 2021 group, which will begin in August, will be the third apprenticeship class to begin … Continue reading

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Piper Aircraft Launches Brand Ambassador Program With UND Aerospace

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft and the University of North Dakota (UND) Aerospace announced November 9, 2020, the launch of a new brand ambassador program. The platform is designed to increase … Continue reading

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Iowa Creating A Business Aviation Association

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Iowa businesses that own or operate aircraft are in the process of starting a new trade group, modeled after the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA). Organizers are working closely with NBAA to … Continue reading

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Here Comes The Bride & Groom Aviation-Style!

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Brandon Bielefeldt and Ivy Lannigan were married October 10th, 2020 in a very unique and special way by flying to their wedding. Bielefeldt owns a 1968 Cessna 150 Commuter and the couple … Continue reading

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The First Pilot To Break The Sound Barrier, Chuck Yeager, Dies At 97

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 GRASS VALLEY, CALIF. – The first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound, Chuck Yeager, died December 7, 2020 at the age of 97. As a captain in the Air … Continue reading

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