Archives: People

Lucy Newell… New Zealand Pilot Working In The Canada Bush

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue While the demand for commercial pilots may be at an all-time high, the Canada fishing lodge company, Wilderness North in Thunder Bay, Ontario, is attracting pilots from as far … Continue reading

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Meet Corbin Montgomery

Airport Engineering Specialist Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue Corbin Montgomery joined the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) in November 2019. As an airport engineering specialist, Corbin is responsible for managing projects at nine … Continue reading

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31st Annual Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame To Be Held At Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue For the first time in the history of the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame, the annual investiture ceremonies will be held at an airport on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at the new … Continue reading

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One of The Original Organizers of Sun ‘n Fun Dies Unexpectedly

Eduardo Carlos Escallon OCTOBER 28, 1943 – SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue Midwest Flyer Magazine readers may remember the story published in 2017 about a Dutch couple who came to the United States to … Continue reading

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EAA Honors Five Aviators At Hall of Fame

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) recognized the contributions made by five members to the world of flight, as they were inducted into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls of Fame, … Continue reading

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DICK READE

A journey back in time! by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue I’ve been flying for 58 years. You might well imagine that I’ve seen a lot of airplanes and met a lot of people. (This … Continue reading

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T-28 Pilot Tells His Story of The Horrific Accident That Nearly Claimed His Life

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue As reported in the December 2019/January 2020 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, warbird pilot and commercial and residential real estate developer, Chuck Cook of Ham Lake, Minnesota, lived to tell about his … Continue reading

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Robert W. Anderson

Mayor & Airport Commission Chair, International Falls, Minnesota July 16, 1942 – Sept. 20, 2019 by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue As I reflect on my visits to … Continue reading

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Amelia Earhart’s Personal Photographer, Albert Bresnik

by Don Winkler Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue It was the opening day at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 1992 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. That meant lots of airplanes and large crowds of people from all over the world. … Continue reading

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Introducing Dr. Bob Worthington – PILOT, WRITER, SOLDIER

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue Bob Worthington of Las Cruces, New Mexico, has joined the editorial team at Midwest Flyer Magazine to share not only his experience as a pilot and aircraft owner, but also as … Continue reading

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