Archives: Dec 2019/Jan 2020

Tarragon Aircraft USA Begins Operations In Pekin, Illinois

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue Tarragon Aircraft USA, LLC has started operations at Pekin Municipal Airport (C15) in Pekin Illinois. The company is an aircraft sales and service company in partnership with Pelegrin Tarragon of Adazi, … Continue reading

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Avfuel Awards Three Additional Scholarships To Aspiring Aviators

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue ANN ARBOR, MICH. – Avfuel Corporation has selected Trent Long of Pasadena, Maryland; Andrew Traficante of Boynton Beach, Florida; and Ann Hornick of Poplar Grove, Illinois, as the recipients of the … Continue reading

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2019 FAI World Drone Racing Championship Grand Final To Take Place In China

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue China is getting ready to welcome more than 100 of the world’s best drone racers in December for the 2019 FAI World Drone Racing Championship Grand Final. The prestigious competition, which … Continue reading

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Innovative Tools In Airport Planning

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 Incorporating the latest technology in developing an airport layout plan can provide crucial information to decision-makers in a visual and interactive manner. The aviation services group at Bolton & Menk uses innovative … Continue reading

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sUAS Operations and Sports

by Adam Mahne Independent Contractor & Remote Pilot/ Videographer for Northland Athletics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue For the last two and a half years, Northland Community & Technical College has been utilizing small Unmanned Aircraft … Continue reading

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How To Create A Capital Improvement Program For General Aviation Airports

by Melissa Underwood Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue Developing capital improvement programs (CIP) to guide future investments can seem daunting. Funding sources, priority of needs, airport qualifications, as well as state, federal and local fiscal years, … Continue reading

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“Girls in Aviation Day” Introduces Girls To Aviation Opportunities

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue Hands shoot to the air when a group of girls is asked who would like to present the panel with the next question. The selected girl walks to the front of … Continue reading

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International Aviation Art Contest

by Meredith Alt Aviation Education Program Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 Calling all artists between the ages of 6 and 17…the International Aviation Art Contest is now underway! The Bureau of Aeronautics … Continue reading

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UAVs, Today & Tomorrow

by Dan McDowell with Tony Fernando Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue We live in an age where technological advances happen very quickly. Looking at the obvious, think about computers in our homes. Now think about cell … Continue reading

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Robert W. Anderson

Mayor & Airport Commission Chair, International Falls, Minnesota July 16, 1942 – Sept. 20, 2019 by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue As I reflect on my visits to … Continue reading

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