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Letter From Jack Textor

Dave: I very much enjoyed Ed’s (Leineweber) story on Bill Rewey. Bill is a fantastic fellow, giving me my first ride in a Pietenpol. I have about two years to go to finish (building) mine. I would like to share … Continue reading

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Letter From Dirk Ellis

Dave: Thanks for the great article in Midwest Flyer Magazine (on Tanis Aircraft Products establishing an office at Flying Cloud Airport in the Twin Cities). What made it even more fun for us was that Midwest Flyer Magazine is the … Continue reading

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Letter From Rusty Bogue

Dave: Please take a minute to look at my website www.bestinflight.us. I have moved to my hometown in a small rural setting in southern Illinois. We set out a year and a half ago to grow our local pilot population so … Continue reading

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MATA Meets With Metropolitan Airports Commissioners

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – Members of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association, including the organization’s board of directors, met with several members of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) at Signature Flight Support at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) in Bloomington, Minn. MAC … Continue reading

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Restad Joins Weber Aviation Insurance

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Christa Restad has joined Weber Aviation Insurance as an account executive at the company’s Eden Prairie, Minnesota office. Restad has been involved in the aviation industry since moving from the Iron Range to the Twin Cities … Continue reading

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Wicks To Cosponsor Youth Gateway To Aviation

CAHOKIA, ILL. – Wicks Aircraft Supply of Highland, Illinois, suppliers of everything an aircraft homebuilder needs, is cosponsoring “Youth Gateway To Aviation,” a program for Boy Scouts to explore aviation. The event will be held October 8, 2011 from 9 … Continue reading

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The Upper Deck… For Quick Turnarounds or Leisurely Dining!

SUPERIOR, WIS. – Wisconsin is known for its airport restaurants, but most are located in southern Wisconsin. One restaurant in northwestern Wisconsin is the “Upper Deck Restaurant & Lounge” at Richard I. Bong Airport in Superior, Wisconsin (SUW). Owner Ron … Continue reading

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International Learn-To-Fly Day At Wisconsin Airports

The International Learn-To-Fly Day was first announced during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2009, and on May 10, 2010, the United States House of Representatives provided support for the event by passing a resolution entitled, “International Learn-To-Fly Day.” With this action, … Continue reading

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Award-Winning Fixed Base Operators Enter Joint Venture

Wisconsin Aviation, Inc., with facilities in Watertown, Madison and Juneau, Wisconsin, and Executive Air, located at Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay, Wisconsin, have announced a new partnership to expand air charter services in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Through this … Continue reading

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