Archives: December 2018/January 2019

Minimum Standards Are Important!

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue In my previous column, I addressed “Grant Assurances,” what they are, what they do, and why we need them. This time I … Continue reading

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Know Before You Go!

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), along with five additional major aviation associations, jointly released the “Know Before You Go” best business practices. The joint release lays … Continue reading

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CAF Red Tail Squadron Publishes Complete Tuskegee Airmen Pilot Roster Online

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue RED WING, MINN. – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, has published the first-ever, complete, up-to-date and searchable Tuskegee Airmen Pilot Roster available … Continue reading

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Keeping The Champ Alive!

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Known by some as “The Stoughton Champ,” for the many years the 1946 Aeronca 7AC Champ (N84614) has been based at Matson Airport (2WI6) in Stoughton, Wisconsin, providing an economical means … Continue reading

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A Lindbergh Letter Gets Delivered

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue LITTLE FALLS, MINN. – The late Howard A. Morey of Madison, Wisconsin, was a legend in aviation in Wisconsin, as a longtime fixed base operator; the first manager of Madison Municipal … Continue reading

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EAA Flight Test Manual For Amateur-Built Aircraft Now Available!

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Orders are now being accepted for the Experimental Aircraft Association’s new Flight Test Manual, which brings the processes and procedures of professional flight testing to the amateur-built aircraft … Continue reading

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After 31 Years, Wreckage of Missing Float Plane Found

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue For the second time in September 2018, the wreckage of a long-lost float plane has been found in British Columbia without it being the object of a current search. In June … Continue reading

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16th Annual Indiana Seaplane Splash-In A Success!

by Randy Strebig Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue The 16th Annual Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association Splash-In at Pokagon State Park in Angola, Indiana, was held September 22-23, 2018. Once again, the event had a 100% safety … Continue reading

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Harrison Ford Receives Hoover Trophy

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Pilot, general aviation advocate, and actor, Harrison Ford, received the R.A. ‘Bob’ Hoover Trophy at the third annual reception presented by the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) in Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

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New Boardwalk Opens At Crystal Airport Wildlife Area

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue CRYSTAL, MINN. – The wildlife area on the northeast corner of Crystal Airport is again available for round-trip hikes, thanks to a partnership with the Three Rivers Park District and the … Continue reading

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