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MidAmerica St. Louis Airport To Expand Terminal With $6.5 Million Federal Grant

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue MASCOUTAH, ILL. – MidAmerica St. Louis Airport has announce that a key phase of its planned terminal expansion is moving forward, thanks to nearly $6.5 million in grant funding … Continue reading

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AIRPORT WINTER OPERATIONS… Managing Slippery Runways, Taxiways & Ramps At GA Airports

by Pete Vercouteren Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Winter operations at general aviation (GA) airports can cause many challenges compared to the larger commercial airports. The challenges include availability … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Dedicates New Stellar Aviation Facility

by Jim Bildilli Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – On October 15, 2020, airport officials and community leaders dedicated Stellar Aviation Group’s newly completed General Aviation complex at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport … Continue reading

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Phase 2 of Lake Elmo Airport Improvements Underway

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue LAKE ELMO, MINN. – Upon the completion of the Lake Elmo Long-Term Comprehensive Plan (LTCP) in 2016 and a joint Environmental Assessment/Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EA/EAW) in 2018, construction of … Continue reading

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MAC Extends Runway & Creates New Taxiway At Minneapolis Crystal Airport To Raise Airport’s Profile & Enhance Accessibility

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – A major runway extension and other airfield improvements have been completed at Crystal Airport (KMIC), in the northwest metro area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, which will benefit … Continue reading

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Artist Focuses On Murals On Aircraft Hangars

by Richard Cross Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue We all use them – hangar doors! Cirrus Flight Operations, Inc., not to be confused with Cirrus Aircraft, would like to introduce Kada Goalen to the aviation community with … Continue reading

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Know the Rules for Safe Ground Vehicle Operations at Airports Information from FAA Advisory Circular 150/5210-20A

by Joe Anderson Minnesota Aeronautics Bulletin – Department of Transportation www.dot.state.mn.us/aero Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue According to FAA Advisory Circular 150/5210-20A, “Each year, accidents, incidents, and runway incursions occur involving aircraft, pedestrians, ground vehicle drivers, and … Continue reading

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The Last Light In Patsy Cline’s Life

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue Any time I hear about an aircraft accident which is attributed to “pilot error,” I cringe and try to put myself in the pilot’s seat. Was it a matter … Continue reading

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Mitchell Gallery of Flight & USO Lounge Celebrate New Locations

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue MILWAUKEE, WIS. – The Mitchell Gallery of Flight and the USO Lounge officially opened their new locations at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (KMKE), August 25, 2020. Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley, Milwaukee … Continue reading

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Aircraft Specialists Opens New Facility At Clark Regional Airport (KJVY) Jeffersonville/Sellersburg, Indiana

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue JEFFERSONVILLE, IND. – Aircraft Specialists (ASI) has opened a new fixed base operator (FBO) facility and hangar complex at Clark Regional Airport (KJVY). The 22,600 square-foot facility features a spacious lobby with … Continue reading

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