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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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The Sling TSi Makes Impressive Flight To Oshkosh

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue In the 12 months between EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-ins at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, there is a great deal of work and preparation that goes on behind … Continue reading

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Cirrus Now At St. Paul Downtown Airport

All photos by Randy Arneson, except where otherwise noted. Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue ST. PAUL, MINN. – Approximately 200 Cirrus aircraft owners, pilots and interested guests attended the “Cirrus Now” event at Signature Flight Support at … Continue reading

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When Is An Aircraft “Destroyed” Versus “Repairable”?

by Greg Reigel, Esq. Copyright 2019. All Rights Reserved Unfortunately, these terms are not defined anywhere in the regulations. But, as you might expect, the FAA has a policy/opinion about what these terms mean. In fact, the FAA has issued … Continue reading

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Revolutionary New Business Jet Design Delivers Intercontinental Range At $1 Per Nautical Mile & Will Still Land At Small GA Airports

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue BROOMFIELD, COLO. – Business jet design has been stagnating for decades – a simple tube with wings and two engines – one on each side. Granted, they vary in size, range, speed, … Continue reading

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LoCamp Kit Manufacturer Survives Flood!

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue LONE ROCK, WIS. – Golden Age Aeroworks, located at Tri-County Regional Airport (KLNR) in Lone Rock, Wisconsin, reports that despite flooding that occurred in March 2019, recovery efforts are going well for … Continue reading

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