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Corporate Pilots Hold Career Symposium In Michigan

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue LANSING, MICH. – The second annual Women’s Aviation Career Symposium (WACS) was held January 26, 2019 in Lansing, Michigan, and sponsored by Women in Aviation, International, Great Lakes Chapter. Over 50 women … Continue reading

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Trends Show Increased Numbers of Women Entering Careers In Aviation Maintenance

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue According to the FAA’s Aeronautical Center, the estimate of certificated aviation mechanics on record is 292,002 as of December 31st, 2018. Women represent only 2.44% of these certificate holders for a grand … Continue reading

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Schweiss Introduces New Greaseable Bifold & Hydraulic Door Hinges

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue FAIRFAX, MINN. – Schweiss Doors has engineered a new hinge with grease zerks that bifold and hydraulic door owners can grease  from the underside of the doorframe without having to go through … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airports Conference To Be Held In Willmar

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue WILLMAR, MINN. – The Minnesota Airports Conference will take place April 24-26, 2019 at the Willmar Conference Center, Willmar, Minn. The annual conference features experts in aviation and aerospace who share their … Continue reading

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Ohio Aviation Association To Hold Conference In Columbus

Published in x – April/May 2019 issue COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Ohio Aviation Association (OAA) will hold its 2019 Annual Conference – the only aviation conference in Ohio – April 9-10 at the Hilton Polaris Hotel in Columbus. “Building Something … Continue reading

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High Utilization Results In Increased Warranty For All Piper M600 Aircraft

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft has announced that the warranty for all M600 aircraft has been increased from five years / 1,000 flight hours to five years / 1,500 flight hours, … Continue reading

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Illinois Aviation Hall of Fame To Induct Davis, the Frantzes, Mueller, Outland & Powers

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue The Illinois Aviation Hall of Fame (IAHoF) has selected Stephen Davis, Robert and Ruth Frantz, Keith Mueller, Everett Earl Outland and Doug Powers for 2019 induction May 7 at the Holiday Inn … Continue reading

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Batten International Airport Manager Retires After 28 Years of Service

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue RACINE, WIS. – After more than 28 years, David Mann retired as airport manager of Batten International Airport in Racine, Wis., effective March 1, 2019. Assistant airport manager, Matt Dean, replaced Mann … Continue reading

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Doug Nehls – A Lifetime of Service

  Few people nowadays can say they have been employed by the same employer for their entire professional career. Likewise, there are few employers who can say they have retained employees for 30-plus years. But such is the case with … Continue reading

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Bill Rewey… Pilot, Aircraft Builder, Friend

11/23/1927 – 2/11/2019 Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue Pilot, aircraft builder, EAA member and friend, William (Bill) M. Rewey, 91, of Verona, Wisconsin, passed away February 11, 2019. A celebration of a life well lived will be … Continue reading

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