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The Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering (GMAG)

May 17 and 18, 2024 Buffalo Municipal Airport (KCFE), Buffalo, MN Sponsored by the Minnesota Pilots Association PHOTOS BY DAVE WEIMAN Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2024 Digital Issue The 2024 Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering (GMAG), May 17-18, 2024, … Continue reading

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Light Winds, Hot Air, Color, Light, Shapes, Chile, Ohhh Ahhh… Ingredients For Balloon Fiesta!

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2024 Digital Issue Balloon Fiesta is a special and colorful event that happens every October in Albuquerque, New Mexico! It’s a time when we convert from flight crew to ground crew … Continue reading

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Finley The Horse & Rider Gin Reach Pacific Ocean

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2024 Digital Issue Do you remember the article we published in the June/July 2023 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine about how the South Dakota Wing of the Civil Air Patrol used … Continue reading

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And the winner is…. Todd Niles & His RANS S6S Coyote II

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2023 Digital Issue Winning this year’s “Flour Bombing Contest,” June 3, 2023, at Milwaukee Lawrence J Timmerman Airport (KMWC), was Todd Niles of Somers, Wisconsin, flying his homebuilt aircraft, a 2018 … Continue reading

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Up North At The Minnesota Airports Conference

Article by Dave Weiman Photos by Peggy Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2023 Digital Issue The 2023 Minnesota Airports Conference was held April 26-28 at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria, Minnesota. The conference was sponsored … Continue reading

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Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association 20th Anniversary Splash-In

by Randy Strebig Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association, President/Indiana Field Director SP Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue The 20th Annual Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association “Splash-In,” September 23-25, 2022, on Lake James at the Pokagon State Park, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Conference 2022 Topics & Recognition

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue EAU CLAIRE, WIS. – Welcoming attendees to the Wisconsin Aviation Conference, October 3 – 5, 2022, was the President of the Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA), Greg … Continue reading

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Spot Landing Contest Once Again Hits The Spot!

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue Experienced and inexperienced pilots alike participated in this year’s “Spot Landing Contest,” September 10, 2022, at Milwaukee Lawrence J Timmerman Airport (KMWC). A young lady competed in the contest for the … Continue reading

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Dates Set For 20th Anniversary Indiana Seaplane Splash-In

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue ANGOLA, IND. – This year will mark the 20th anniversary of the Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association Annual Splash-In, a three-day event to be held September 23-25, 2022, at the traditional location: … Continue reading

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D-Day Squadron Re-Maps Their Historic Journey Across The North Atlantic In 75-Year-Old Airplanes To Honor The 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue Sound Off Films is now offering digital streaming of the new documentary, “INTO FLIGHT ONCE MORE.” A unique and moving tribute to one of the world’s most historic events, the picturesque … Continue reading

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