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Vision Films & Action Aviation Reach New Heights With “One More Orbit” Deal

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue LOS ANGELES (August 18, 2020) – Vision Films Inc. (“Vision”) has announced it has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the “One More Orbit” documentary from Action Aviation. The feature-length film documents the … Continue reading

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Peace Pilot Completes Pole-to-Pole Circumnavigation During Pandemic

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue “Peace Pilot” Robert DeLaurentis returns home having set multiple aviation records and learning first-hand what it means to be a “Citizen of the World.” SAN DIEGO, CALIF. (August 10, 2020 ) – … Continue reading

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Bruce Landsberg Continues As NTSB Vice Chairman

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Vice Chairman Bruce Landsberg has been designated by President Donald Trump to continue to serve in that position for a new term of … Continue reading

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High School Student Gets Private Pilot Certificate Flying STEM Project Aircraft

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue WESTOSHA, WIS. – On July 11, 2020 – just 7 days after his 17th birthday –Travis Senft, a student at Central High School in Westosha, Wisconsin, passed the flight test for his … Continue reading

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National Aviation Hall of Fame President/CEO Amy Spowart Appointed To Newly-Formed Women In Aviation Advisory Board

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue DAYTON, OHIO – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has appointed National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) President and CEO Amy Spowart to the newly-formed “Women in Aviation Advisory Board” (WIAAB), which … Continue reading

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EAA Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet Goes Virtual For 2020

Apollo 13 commander, James Lovell, is special guest for December 10th event Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) annual Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet, which has brought some of the world’s … Continue reading

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First Pilot To Fly Without Arms Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act By Taking The U.S. Senator Who Sponsored The Bill, Flying!

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue On July 24, 2020, Jessica Cox of Tucson, Arizona, the world’s first pilot born without arms, took former U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) flying in her rudderless 1946 Ercoupe at Frederick Municipal … Continue reading

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Mitchell Gallery of Flight & USO Lounge Celebrate New Locations

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue MILWAUKEE, WIS. – The Mitchell Gallery of Flight and the USO Lounge officially opened their new locations at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (KMKE), August 25, 2020. Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley, Milwaukee … Continue reading

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Phillips 66 Aviation Honors Minnesota Couple For Involvement In EAA Young Eagles

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue HOUSTON, TEXAS – Phillips 66® Aviation has presented its 2020 Phillips 66 Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles Leadership Award to Dave and Bonnie Jennen of Erhard, Minn. The award, which is … Continue reading

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A Predator In Fargo

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue FARGO, ND – At press time, the Fargo Air Museum was set to receive an MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), which was originally a North Dakota Air National Guard aircraft, on … Continue reading

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