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Flying For Fun On The Ice

Brad Thornberg Photos GARRISON, MINN. – Shortly before the spring warm-up in the Midwest, pilots had the opportunity to land on Minnesota’s second-largest inland lake, Mille Lacs Lake, Saturday, March 7, 2015, thanks to the owners of Twin Pines Resort … Continue reading

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Pilot To Host Breakfast On His Farm

MONROE, WIS. – On Saturday, May 30, 2015, pilot/farmer, Dan Wegmueller, will host the 2015 “Green County Breakfast On The Farm” on his dairy farm, 3 miles southeast of Monroe Municipal Airport (KEFT), Monroe, Wis. Wegmueller will add a special … Continue reading

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Terrence G. Slaybaugh, Airport Director Milwaukee County’s General Mitchell International & Timmerman Airports

Terrence (Terry) G. Slaybaugh leads the Airport Division of the Milwaukee County Department of Public Works as Airport Director of General Mitchell International and Lawrence J. Timmerman Airports. Mitchell International, located five miles south of downtown Milwaukee, is the largest … Continue reading

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Crowell Named President & CEO Of National Championship Air Races

RENO, NEV. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) has named former Coca-Cola executive, Michael Crowell, president and chief executive officer of the National Championship Air Races. The 52nd Annual National Championship Air Races will be held September 16-20, 2015 … Continue reading

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Women In Aviation International Awards Scholarships Totaling $606,730 At Annual Conference

DALLAS, TEXAS – The 26th Annual Women in Aviation, International Conference (WAI) fulfilled its promise to connect, engage and inspire as 4,572 members, including 183 international attendees representing 16 countries, packed the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, March 5-7, 2015. Some … Continue reading

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State Deputy Aviation Director To Fly In Air Race Classic

WICHITA, KAN. – The deputy aviation director with the Kansas Department of Transportation, Tiffany Brown, will fly in the 2015 Air Race Classic, June 22-25. The 2,199 nautical mile air race will involve more than 50 competitors from throughout the … Continue reading

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Iowa Aviation Conference Goes Supersonic

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – The Iowa Aviation Conference will be held April 21-22, 2015 at the Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel. Topics will include the annual meeting of the Iowa Public Airports Association, a networking reception, an FAA pilot … Continue reading

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Chicago Rockford International Airport To Host Illinois Aviation Conference

ROCKFORD, ILL. – A major player in northern Illinois air transportation, Chicago Rockford International Airport (KRFD), is one of the host airports for the annual Illinois Aviation Conference to be held May 13-14, 2015 at the Clock Tower Resort in … Continue reading

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Illinois Aviation Conference To Be Held In Rockford

ROCKFORD, ILL. – The Illinois Aviation Conference (IAC) – a collaborative effort of the Illinois Aviation Trades Association (IATA), Illinois Public Airports Association (IPAA), and the Illinois Division of Aeronautics – will be held May 13-14, 2015 at the Clock … Continue reading

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St. Cloud Regional Airport, Waiting In The Wings

Each year, the Minnesota Council of Airports and the Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Aeronautics sponsors the Minnesota Airports Conference in a different city in the state and the local airport is the host for the event. This year … Continue reading

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