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Gipson & Yodice To Lead EAA Legal Advisory Council

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Attorneys Ronnie Gipson of Memphis, Tennessee, and Kathy Yodice of Potomac, Maryland, who are both pilots and have extensive experience in aviation law, have been named chair and … Continue reading

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A Distinguished Pilot & Mechanic Retires

by Harold Green Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue One of the unique aspects of general aviation is the people who have made it a career. Usually these are people who, for their own reasons, have no … Continue reading

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The Volunteers of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

by Harold Green Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue This year was a watershed year for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021, following the Covid hiatus of 2020. Not only did attendance reach very acceptable heights, the attitude of … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Aviation History & Friendship

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Celebrating the release of Field Morey’s new book, “Four Years Above the Earth” at the Boathouse Restaurant in Minocqua, Wisconsin, August 6, 2021, were (L/R) Dave and Peggy Weiman of Midwest … Continue reading

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Susan E. Northrup, M.D. FAA’s Federal Air Surgeon

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 issue Dr. Susan E. Northrup, M.D. was appointed the Federal Air Surgeon of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in January 2021. She succeeded Michael Berry, who held the position since January 2017.  … Continue reading

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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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