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Cirrus Aircraft Announces New Chief Executive Officer

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue DULUTH, MINN. & KNOXVILLE, TENN. – Cirrus Aircraft has announced that Zean Nielsen has been selected to succeed cofounder Dale Klapmeier as its next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Nielsen has held senior … Continue reading

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Longtime Iowa Aviation Director

Michelle Fletcher McEnany July 7, 1966 – June 23, 2019 Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue DES MOINES, IOWA – Long-time Office of Aviation director, Michelle Fletcher McEnany, passed away June 23, 2019. McEnany served as the director … Continue reading

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Joe Harris Chosen To Lead MAC’s Reliever Airports

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Joe Harris, a long-time employee of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), was recently selected as the new director of Reliever Airports for the MAC. Harris was most recently the manager of the … Continue reading

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Brian Ryks Elected To National Airport Executives Board

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Brian Ryks, executive director and CEO of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) in the Twin Cities, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). … Continue reading

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Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation Seeks USPS Approval In 2022

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – An effort being made by the Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation to petition the U.S. Postal Service to honor the late Robert A. “Bob” Hoover with a commemorative postage stamp … Continue reading

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Cheri Rohlfing… Wife, Mom, Airline Pilot, Educator & Volunteer

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Cheri Rohlfing of Cleveland, Minnesota, first became interested in aviation while taking an Aerospace Science class her junior year in high school in Elk River, Minnesota. That summer she … Continue reading

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Celebration of Life for Lynnwood “Woody” Minar

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Meet Mallory Palmer Environmental Analysis & Review Specialist – WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue In March 2019, Mallory Palmer joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s (WisDOT) Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) as an environmental analysis and review specialist. Mallory is responsible for ensuring compliance with state and … Continue reading

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Don Pellegreno… A Pilot Who Loved Airplanes

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue In writing about Don Pellegreno, the question becomes one of including 60 years of flying and restoring aircraft into a story that is not a heavy book. Soloing an Aeronca Champ in … Continue reading

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Doug Nehls – A Lifetime of Service

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue Few people nowadays can say they have been employed by the same employer for their entire professional career. Likewise, there are few employers who can say they have retained employees for 30-plus … Continue reading

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