Archives: Aircraft

NTSB’s TWA Flight 800 Reconstruction to be Decommissioned

WASHINGTON (Feb. 22, 2021) — The National Transportation Safety Board has announced  its decision to decommission the TWA Flight 800 reconstruction as the agency prepares for the expiration of the lease for its Ashburn, Virginia, Training Center. The reconstruction, housed in the … Continue reading

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Fargo Air Museum Celebrates 20 Years with Wings of Honor Dinner and Auction

Fargo, ND: The Fargo Air Museum is hosting the Wings of Honor Dinner and Auction on March 26, 2021. Formerly known as the Celebrity Dinner and Auction, Wings of Honor Dinner and Auction has been a staple fundraising event at Fargo … Continue reading

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Learn Aircraft Building Skills in Two Days

If you’re ready to build or restore an aircraft, join us at one of our upcoming SportAir Workshop courses in Oshkosh, WI, hosted at the EAA Aviation Center. Save time and money by learning proper techniques right from the start, … Continue reading

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Experimental, Amateur-Built Fatal Accident Total Drops Again, Below FAA Not-To-Exceed Goal

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Safety totals for experimental amateur-built aircraft continued the decade-long improvement trend in 2020, as fatal accident totals finished below the Federal Aviation Administration not-to-exceed number for the 12 months … Continue reading

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Pilot Donates Airplane To Save Lives

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 CANTON, MASS. – 83-year-old, retired police captain, Joe Michallyszyn, spent 50 years looking down on Massachusetts from his airplane. When he soloed in 1973, he was the youngest pilot flying into Beverly … Continue reading

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Piper Certifies & Delivers First Pilot 100i Trainer Aircraft

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft announced December 15, 2020 that it has received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the “Pilot 100i.” The Pilot 100i, which was announced … 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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New Online Learning Event For Homebuilders

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is launching a new online learning event for aircraft builders: Homebuilders Week. Beginning on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, and running through … Continue reading

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Spartan College of Aeronautics & Technology Expands Fleet With Purchase of 32 New Piper Trainers & Receives Historic Delivery of 5,000th Piper Archer

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 VERO BEACH, FLA. (Oct. 29, 2020) – Piper Aircraft and Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology have announced the expansion of Spartan’s aircraft fleet with the purchase of 32 new … Continue reading

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Registering Your Aircraft In Wisconsin

by Michele Cumblad WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue Fall is upon us. The leaves are changing, pumpkin spice flavoring is everywhere, and Wisconsin aircraft registration renewal fees are due. We have nearly 6,000 … Continue reading

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