Archives: Headlines

New Director At MidAmerica St. Louis Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue MASCOUTAH, ILL. – The St. Clair County Public Building Commission (PBC), which oversees the operations at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (KBLV) in Mascoutah, Ill., has announced that Bryan Johnson has been selected … Continue reading

Posted in Airports, All Headlines, April/May 2020, Headlines, Headlines, People | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Piper Aircraft Increases Deliveries Worldwide!

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft, Inc. has announced a 27% increase in aircraft deliveries for 2019. The continued growth was driven by a 70% YOY increase of Piper Archer single-engine, primary … Continue reading

Posted in Aircraft, All Headlines, Headlines, Headlines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Northern Minnesota Airport Faces Possible Closure, Seeks Support From Midwest Aviation Community

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue ISLE, MINN. – Membership in the Isle Airport Association has increased to 140 members, the organization had an extremely successful fly-in breakfast this past year, a survey was completed recently that proved … Continue reading

Posted in Airports, All Headlines, April/May 2020, Headlines, Headlines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wisconsin Governor Signs Mechanics Lien Law

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue APPLETON, WIS. – Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers made a visit to Appleton International Airport February 21, 2020, to sign a bill that will help the aviation business community. Evers signed Wisconsin Act … Continue reading

Posted in All Headlines, April/May 2020, Government/Legislation, Headlines, Headlines | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Charlie Wiplinger Named CEO of Wipaire

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Wipaire has announced that Bob “Wip” Wiplinger has entered semi-retirement and his son, Charlie Wiplinger, has been named to replace him as chief executive officer. Bob Wiplinger … Continue reading

Posted in All Headlines, April/May 2020, Headlines, Headlines, People | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Black Leaves Cirrus, But Doesn’t Go Too Far

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue DULUTH, MINN. – Longtime Cirrus Aircraft test pilot and regional salesman, Gary Black, has left Cirrus Aircraft after being with the company for decades. He is now working at Aerista, a partner … Continue reading

Posted in Aircraft, All Headlines, April/May 2020, Headlines, Headlines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NATA Launches State Advocacy Network

ALEXANDRIA, VA. – The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has launched a new State Advocacy Network (SAN) consisting of association members in every state who will serve as volunteer liaisons between member businesses, state legislatures, and the association. “General aviation … Continue reading

Posted in All Headlines, Headlines, Products & Services | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Outagamie County Regional Airport Retires Bonds… Terminal Is Now Debt Free!

APPLETON, WIS. – Outagamie County Regional Airport (ATW) recently made a strategic move to retire debt on its terminal that underwent an expansion in 2001. At that time, bonds totaling $4 million were issued with a 15-year term. The airport … Continue reading

Posted in Airports, All Headlines, Headlines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment