Archives: Fly-Ins & Air Shows

The STIHL National Championship Air Races At Pylon 4

by Jay Olson Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 The Genesis Decades have passed since I sat in the lobby of Thunderbird Aviation at Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM) in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and listened to flight instructors gush … Continue reading

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Blue Angels Headlined Sun ‘n Fun 2019

by Bill Blake Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue The Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In, held each year in Lakeland, Florida, was blessed with good weather the week of April 2-7, 2019, and attendance was excellent! The most exciting … Continue reading

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SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo looks to the future and unveils name change

Lakeland, FL: The SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo, an aviation tradition for the past 45 years has announced a name change for its 2020 Fly-In event. The largest fundraising event for the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) will … Continue reading

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Iceport 2019 A Success, Despite Last-Minute Change In Host Sites

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue ISLE, MINN. – The annual Iceport fly-in on Lake Mille Lacs in north central Minnesota was held with great success, despite the need to change the location from Twin Pines Resort in … Continue reading

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ICEPORT 2019 Location Changed For March 2, 2019 Breakfast & Lunch

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The First HARAAH

“Historic Airfield Rally to the Antique Airfield Homecoming” by Paul Berge AAA National Director Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue The Antique Airplane Association (AAA), and the Air Power Museum (APM), are calling on owners of pre-1941 airplanes (certified … Continue reading

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Brodhead, Wisconsin Chili Ski Fly-In

Groundhog Chili Ski Fly-In February 2, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Brodhead, Wisconsin Airport. Please note, there is currently no 100LL available at Brodhead Airport, but Mogas is still available. As always, fly in, drive in or … Continue reading

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AOPA Makes Major Industry Announcements At Carbondale Fly-In

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Armed with a nationally acclaimed aviation program, the students and faculty of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois, provided the enthusiasm, leadership and energy the Aircraft Owners & … Continue reading

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Jet-Powered Yak 110 Woos Crowds At Oshkosh

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue EAA AirVenture Oshkosh never fails to amaze me, especially when it comes to innovations, aircraft modifications and great airshow performances. In the many decades we have been covering airshows, … Continue reading

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EAA Featured Tankers & Other Big Jets & Welcomed British Participation

by Jim LaMalfa Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue EAA’s 2018 AirVenture opened Monday, July 23rd with ideal weather and large crowds. EAA had announced its 2018 event as honoring the year of the tanker and the Royal … Continue reading

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