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GAMA Announces 2017 Year-End Aircraft Shipment & Billings Numbers

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue WASHINGTON, DC – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has released the 2017 year-end aircraft shipment and billings numbers. At a press conference held in February 2018, GAMA Chairman Phil Straub, Executive … Continue reading

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Strong Aircraft Deliveries Drive Impressive 2017 Performance At Cirrus Aircraft

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue DULUTH, MINN. & KNOXVILLE, TENN. – Cirrus Aircraft announced in February that new customer aircraft deliveries for the company’s best-selling SR Series soared to over 350 aircraft in 2017, a recent record … Continue reading

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B-17F Memphis Belle™ Crew Overcame Long Odds To Complete 25 Missions

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue DAYTON, OHIO – Since the Air Force was created more than 70 years ago, there have been many shining examples of airmen who have exemplified the core value of “service before self,” … Continue reading

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B-17F Memphis Belle™ Restoration Continues To Move Closer To The Finish Line

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue DAYTON, OHIO – Restoration on the B-17F Memphis Belle™ – the first U.S. Army Air Forces heavy bomber to return to the United States after completing 25 missions over Europe – continues … Continue reading

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The Aircraft That Led The D-Day Invasion Flies Again!

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) has announced that the aircraft that led a formation of more than 800 C-47s to Normandy, France to drop paratroopers on D-Day on June 6, 1944, took … Continue reading

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Air Power Museum Acquires Historic de Havilland Super Chipmunk

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue BLAKESBURG, IOWA – The Air Power Museum (APM), located at Antique Airfield in Blakesburg, Iowa, has acquired a rare and historic de Havilland Super Chipmunk once owned by aerobatic competitor and airshow … Continue reading

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Demand For Piper Aircraft Results In Largest Employment Growth Since 2009

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft Inc. achieved double-digit growth in new aircraft revenue and deliveries for 2017, as demand for trainer aircraft and M-class products continued to expand. The increase in … Continue reading

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Fly, Buy & Ship…

by Sharon Thiry Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue A story about a couple from the Netherlands, who learned to fly in the United States, bought an airplane, had it shipped home to continue their love of flight, … Continue reading

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HondaJet Shines At Oshkosh 2017

Honda Aircraft Company displayed it Honda HA-420 HondaJet at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. Representing the company was (L/R) John Lowe of HondaJet Midwest, Des Moines, Iowa, and Douglas Danuser, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Honda Aircraft Company, Greensboro, … Continue reading

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Wipaire Helps Fulfill Aircraft Needs of Mission Aviation Fellowship International

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Wipaire, Inc. of South St. Paul, Minnesota, is helping to support “Mission Aviation Fellowship International” by contributing a single-point fuel system at no charge to supplement their purchase of Wipline … Continue reading

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