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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Moves 2020 Banquet To 2021

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The board of directors of the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHF) has decided to postpone the 2020 Induction Banquet for the second time due to the COVID-19 virus. … Continue reading

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Raymond J. Rought

January 5, 1948 – July 6, 2020 Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue FOREST LAKE, MINN. – Longtime Minnesota Aeronautics Director, Raymond J. Rought, 72, of Forest Lake, Minnesota, passed away peacefully July 6, with family by his … Continue reading

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Aircraft Specialists Opens New Facility At Clark Regional Airport (KJVY) Jeffersonville/Sellersburg, Indiana

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue JEFFERSONVILLE, IND. – Aircraft Specialists (ASI) has opened a new fixed base operator (FBO) facility and hangar complex at Clark Regional Airport (KJVY). The 22,600 square-foot facility features a spacious lobby with … Continue reading

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Dorothy Cochrane To Receive 2020 Katharine Wright Trophy

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue WASHINGTON, DC – The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) has selected Dorothy Cochrane, curator at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, to receive the 2020 “Katharine Wright Trophy.” The trophy was established … Continue reading

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The Person Who Gave EAA Its B-17 − Bill Harrison

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue The late William (Bill) E. Harrison, EAA Lifetime Member (16556) and Warbirds Member (261), is the person who generously donated the B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in 1983. … Continue reading

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Avflight Opens New Operation In Grand Rapids

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – Avflight Corporation has opened a new operation at Gerald R. Ford International Airport (KGRR) in Grand Rapids, Mich., which serves both general aviation and the airlines. The 5,000 … Continue reading

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Aviation Scholarship Opportunity Presented To Springfield Resident by Local EAA Chapter 770

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – Parris Fromm of Springfield, Illinois, has received a full scholarship for flight training, thanks to EAA Chapter 770, and the Ray Aviation Scholarship program, which is administered by the … Continue reading

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AOPA Awards More Than $1 Million In Scholarships

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue FREDERICK, MD – More than 120 high school students and teachers, primary student pilots, and pilots working toward advanced certificates and ratings, have been awarded scholarships totaling more than $1.1 million through … Continue reading

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Record Number of Attendees & Exhibitors At WAI 2020 Conference

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA. – Women in Aviation International held another successful event during the 31st Annual International Women in Aviation Conference at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, … Continue reading

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