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ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital To Return To AirVenture 2021

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, which has been saving sight and training eye care professionals in more than 95 countries around the world, will return to the world’s largest … Continue reading

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Aircraft Spruce Midwest Store Now Open Saturdays

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 WEST CHICAGO, ILL. – Aircraft Spruce Midwest in West Chicago, Illinois, is now open on Saturdays for will-call business from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CT. The store is located near the … Continue reading

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Aeronautics & Astronautics Contributors Honored At FAI Awards Ceremony 2020

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Lausanne, Switzerland – On December 2, 2020, the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) – the World Air Sports Federation – honored the greatest contributions to aeronautics and astronautics. A total of 44 women … Continue reading

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NGPA Announces New Directors & Officers

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 ST. LOUIS PARK, MINN. – The National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA) has announced its new board of directors and officers following its annual meeting in late October 2020. New directors include Ryan … Continue reading

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Minnesota Pilots Association Welcomes New & Returning Board Members

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 MAPLE GROVE, MINN. – The Minnesota Pilots Association has reelected current board members, Steve Thibault and Patrick Halligan, and elected new board member, Grant Wallace, to its board of directors. Randy Corfman … Continue reading

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EAA Teams Up With Microsoft Flight Simulator To Provide Scholarships, Education Resources

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association and Microsoft are teaming up to provide flight training scholarships and education resources throughout the country in conjunction with the release of the new edition of the legendary Microsoft Flight Simulator software. EAA … Continue reading

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Scholarship Applications Now Available At Minnesota Pilots Association

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 MAPLE GROVE, MINN. – The MN Pilots Association has opened its application period for its three $2,000.00 aviation scholarships. The eligibility requirements are available on the MN Pilots Association website: https://www.mnpilots.org/ Two of … Continue reading

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BERINGER & Air Race E Partner Up!

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Tallard, France – Because aviation and motorsport racing is one of the foundations of BERINGER AERO, it seemed natural for the company to partner up with the new world-class racing teams from … Continue reading

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Fargo Air Museum Gives Area Youth An Introduction To Aviation

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 FARGO, N.D. – The Fargo Air Museum (FAM) is partnering with local aviation businesses to offer “Introduction to Aviation” camps for area youth. These camps provide an opportunity for participants to learn … Continue reading

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French “Jetman” Killed In Training Accident In Dubai

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Frenchman Vince Reffet, part of the “Jetman” team which has performed groundbreaking stunts above Dubai using jetpacks and carbon-fibre wings, was killed in a training accident on November 17, 2020. The Jetmen … Continue reading

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