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Original World War II-Era Engineering Drawings Saved & Shown To The Public For The First Time

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue BEMIDJI, MINN. – AirCorps Aviation of Bemidji, Minnesota, has announced that it has acquired a collection of original North American Aviation engineering drawings. The drawings, part of the newly named “Ken Jungeberg … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Aircraft & Vehicle Care

From the Civil Air Patrol Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue EDITOR’S NOTE & DISCLAIMER: The following recommendations are from the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) and Textron Aviation, as the CAP fleet is made up of primarily Cessna … Continue reading

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AOPA President Livestreams To Members During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue FREDERICK, MD – Realizing that his members may be wondering what they can or cannot do during the current Coronavirus Pandemic, and what the future holds for general aviation, AOPA President and … Continue reading

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Piper Aircraft Increases Deliveries Worldwide!

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft, Inc. has announced a 27% increase in aircraft deliveries for 2019. The continued growth was driven by a 70% YOY increase of Piper Archer single-engine, primary … Continue reading

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Black Leaves Cirrus, But Doesn’t Go Too Far

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue DULUTH, MINN. – Longtime Cirrus Aircraft test pilot and regional salesman, Gary Black, has left Cirrus Aircraft after being with the company for decades. He is now working at Aerista, a partner … Continue reading

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Epic Achieves FAA Type Certification

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue BEND, OREGON – Epic Aircraft has announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted type certification for its E1000 all-carbon-fiber aircraft design, concluding a rigorous seven-year program. The Epic E1000 is … Continue reading

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Tarragon Aircraft USA Begins Operations In Pekin, Illinois

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue Tarragon Aircraft USA, LLC has started operations at Pekin Municipal Airport (C15) in Pekin Illinois. The company is an aircraft sales and service company in partnership with Pelegrin Tarragon of Adazi, … Continue reading

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Piper Announces New M600 SLS… First GA Aircraft To Be Standard Equipped With HALO™ Safety System & Autoland Capability

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft has announced the next generation M Series aircraft – the M600 SLS, standard equipped with the new HALOTM Safety System – enhancing safety for one … Continue reading

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Fire In The Cockpit

by Chuck Cook Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 Issue This is the story of my inflight fire in the cockpit and crash landing of my 1954 T-28 Trojan, which occurred on August 23, 2018. It is also … Continue reading

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Airbus Promoted Innovations & Jobs At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Airbus highlighted three big stories at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, July 22-28, 2019, with special exhibits on innovation for the future of commercial air travel and aerospace. AIR TAXI – … Continue reading

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