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Watertown’s EAA Chapter 320 Awarded $10,000 Scholarship

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue WATERTOWN, WIS. – EAA Chapter 320 of Watertown, Wisconsin, has met the stringent requirements to qualify for and receive a James C. Ray Foundation Scholarship administered through the Experimental Aircraft Association … Continue reading

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Watertown’s EAA Chapter 320 Members Receive National Awards

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue WATERTOWN, WIS. – Two members from EAA Chapter 320 in Watertown, Wisconsin, were contacted by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in late June 2021 to inform them that they have been … Continue reading

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Sylvester “Wes” Schmid

December 31, 1921 – June 26, 2021 Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue      Longtime Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) board member, Sylvester “Wes” Schmid, 99, of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, passed away June 26, 2021. Schmid was born … Continue reading

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Anita Elliott Worthington

1938-2021 Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 issue It is with great sadness to report that contributing editor, Anita Elliott Worthington, passed away on July 14, 2021, from multiple health issues. Anita was born in Washington, D.C. on September … Continue reading

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A Change In Command At Piper Aircraft

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Simon Caldecott, President and CEO of Piper Aircraft for more than 10 years, has retired. Replacing him effective April 6, 2021 is John Calcagno, who will serve … Continue reading

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In Memoriam – William H. Grady – Longtime Rockford, Illinois Airport Manager

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue William H. Grady (1923-2021), longtime airport manager at what is now Chicago/Rockford International Airport (KRFD) in Rockford, Illinois, died at his home on March 14, 2021. He was 97. Grady worked … Continue reading

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Richland Center Dedicates New Terminal Building, Honors Local Pilot!

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue RICHLAND CENTER, WIS. – A new terminal building was dedicated April 25, 2021 at Richland Airport (93C), Richland Center, Wisconsin, replacing one of the last vintage terminal buildings in the state. … Continue reading

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International Aerobatic Club’s Inaugural National Aerobatics Day

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue Fellow pilots, aviation enthusiasts and airshow spectators have been thrilled by Michael Goulian’s aerobatic performances for the past 27 years. His strong and long-standing support of general aviation has now soared … Continue reading

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Rinker Celebrates 20 Years At Hanson

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – Matt Rinker, a resident project representative at Hanson Professional Services Inc., recently celebrated 20 years of service with the firm. Rinker, who joined the company in 2001, has … Continue reading

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Bourke Elected President of IAC

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Jim Bourke of Corvallis, Oregon, has been elected president of the International Aerobatic Club (IAC), a division of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), which is dedicated to the safety … Continue reading

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