Archives: Illinois Aviation Industry News

Illinois Aviation Newsletter Goes Digital

SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – Every quarter, the Illinois Division of Aeronautics has printed and mailed over 8,000 copies of its newsletter to professional aviation supporters across the state. Division officials feel that in today’s environment, they can provide much more useful … Continue reading

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Southern Illinois University Upgrades Fleet

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue CARBONDALE, ILL. – The aviation management and flight program at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale on Southern Illinois Airport is upgrading its fleet of aircraft with three new Piper Arrows equipped with … Continue reading

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AOPA Withdraws FAA Complaint Against Waukegan Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue FREDERICK, MD – In August 2017, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) filed three Part 13 complaints with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over egregious FBO fees at three airports, one … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Receives National Partnership Award

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue WASHINGTON, DC – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has selected Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) in Springfield, Illinois, as the recipient of the agency’s annual National Partnership Award. SPI was recognized for … Continue reading

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Quad City International Airport Director To Retire

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 MOLINE, ILL. – Bruce Carter, aviation director for Quad City International Airport, will retire effective July 1, 2018. Carter is past chair of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), a current member … Continue reading

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Most-Complained About Illinois Airport Opens Free Access, Free Tie-Downs For Transients & Lower Avgas Prices For All

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue WAUKEGAN, ILL. (December 21, 2017) – Following AOPA’s complaint to the FAA over fixed-base operator (FBO) pricing practices at Waukegan National Airport in the Chicago area community of Waukegan, Illinois, local leaders … Continue reading

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