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Piper Aircraft Deliveries Increase by Nearly 50% – Highest Level In 10 Years

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft, Inc. has announced a 48% increase in aircraft deliveries for 2018, as well as a 38% increase in total aircraft billings. Piper’s segment leading growth was … Continue reading

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High Utilization Results In Increased Warranty For All Piper M600 Aircraft

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft has announced that the warranty for all M600 aircraft has been increased from five years / 1,000 flight hours to five years / 1,500 flight hours, … Continue reading

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Cirrus Aircraft Reports Strongest Deliveries In A Decade, Highlighted by Vision® Jet Growth

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue DULUTH, MINN. & KNOXVILLE, TENN.– Cirrus Aircraft has announced that new customer aircraft deliveries for the company’s best-selling SR Series showed steady growth and reached 380 aircraft in 2018, an increase of … Continue reading

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Cirrus Aircraft Unveils Generation 2 Vision Jet

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue DULUTH, MINN. & KNOXVILLE, TENN. – Cirrus Aircraft has announced the launch of their next generation Vision JetTM – ‘G2’ – enhancing performance, comfort and safety for the world’s first single-engine Personal … Continue reading

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Building & Flying An Airplane In Retirement

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Bob and Joan Zaleski spent most of their careers working and living in the Chicago area. Bob started flying when he was 17 years old, and flew with … 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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The American Barnstormers Tour Makes Six Stops In The Upper Midwest

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The American Barnstormers Tour landed its vintage aircraft in five Midwest states in July 2018. Founders Clay Adams and Rob Lock brought as many as 25 pilots and aircraft to Jefferson City, … Continue reading

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Tecnam… Something For Just About Everyone!

by Nancy Blake Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 During Sun ‘n Fun 2018, I visited the Tecnam Aircraft Company display to say hello to a friend who is an aircraft dealer for a couple of aircraft manufacturers and … Continue reading

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The People & Aircraft of Wings of The North Museum

by Chuck Cravens Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue There is a historical jewel located at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. That gem is the “Wings of the North Museum,” which is dedicated to presenting and … Continue reading

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Windecker Developing Prototype of All-New Aircraft Design

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue It has been known for some time that the Windecker Aircraft’s research and development facility in Mooresville, North Carolina, was working on a “clean sheet” aircraft design that synthesizes new and established … Continue reading

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