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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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NetJets, FlightSafety International Announce Major Support of Ohio Air & Space Hall of Fame & Learning Center

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue COLUMBUS, OHIO – Two international leaders in flight – Ohio-based companies NetJets and FlightSafety International (FSI) – jointly announced a six-figure commitment to the non-profit Ohio Air & Space Hall of … Continue reading

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