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Mr. Pietenpol, Bill Rewey… Famed Aircamper Homebuilder Turns A Page

by Ed Leineweber Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue Maybe you noticed the ad on the bulletin board of your local airport: For Sale ’94 Pietenpol Aircamper NX17WR. Whether you realized it or not, if you saw that … Continue reading

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Me, A Seaplane Pilot? Just Do It!

by Woody Minar Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue There are many reasons to get your seaplane pilot certificate: get it in lieu of a normal flight review; challenge yourself by leaving your comfort zone to do something … Continue reading

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What’s the Risk?

by Rachel Obermoller MnDOT Pilot Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue What do Swiss cheese, bowties, and trapping have in common? When it comes to aviation, there’s a whole set of tools which use these three seemingly disparate … Continue reading

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SkyWest Airlines Teams Up With Academy College To Recruit New Pilots

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The only four-year accredited aviation college in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area – Academy College – has joined forces with SkyWest Airlines of George, Utah, to provide … Continue reading

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