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Julie Clark Named 2023 Recipient of Katharine Wright Memorial Trophy

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) and the Ninety-Nines, International Organization of Women Pilots, have announced that renowned airshow performer and airline captain, Julie Clark, has been named the recipient of the … Continue reading

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UAS4STEM Competition Held At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, WIS. – The UAS4STEM competition for high school students was back for the third year at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023. The Academy of Model Aeronautics event is … Continue reading

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Honda Debuts “Elite II” At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Honda Aircraft Company debuted its “HondaJet Elite II” at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023, July 24 to 30. The HondaJet Elite II, along with a selection of other Honda … Continue reading

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Double Milestone: 50 Years Apart

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue Two members of EAA Chapter 64 have recently reached milestones. Diane Earhart, 66, EAA 762728, of Belleville, Illinois, has earned the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award, marking … Continue reading

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Alexandria, Minnesota Airport (KAXN) Redesignated A Regional Facility

by James M. (Jim) Conn AOPA Airport Support Network Volunteer Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue ALEXANDRIA, MINN. – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has redesignated Alexandria Municipal Airport (KAXN) as a regional airport based on the … Continue reading

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Moon Missions, Unique Aircraft Part of NASA’s Presence At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – America’s legacy and future on the moon, unique aircraft, advanced aviation technologies, and a variety of presentations were among NASA’s highlights at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023, July 24-30, … Continue reading

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Tom Meadows Recognized With 2023 Phillips 66® Aviation EAA Young Eagles Leadership Award

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Phillips 66® Aviation presented Tom Meadows, an EAA member with Chapter 1073 in Truckee, Calif., the 2023 Phillips 66 Aviation Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles Leadership Award, … Continue reading

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Meet Mark Schwichtenberg, Line Service Manager St. Cloud Aviation, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue One of the newest members of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) Board of Directors is Mark Schwichtenberg, the Line Manager at St. Cloud Aviation in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Mark says … Continue reading

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Crews Extend Floodwall At St. Paul Downtown Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2023 Digital Issue ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) temporarily ceased aircraft operations April 11, 2023, at St. Paul Downtown Airport (STP) while crews installed flood control measures due to rising … Continue reading

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Canadian Forces Military Base Calls On Schweiss Doors For Hydraulic & Bifold Doors

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2023 Digital Issue FAIRFAX, MINN. – Supplying doors for military bases is nothing new for Schweiss Doors. The company has been doing it for years. Canadian Forces Base Borden (CFB Borden) had a recent … Continue reading

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