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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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Indiana Seaplane Splash-In Nails Goal of Advocacy

by Mike Marturello Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue The weather was supposed to be stormy, but it turned out to be sunny and warm, and a bit windy for the 17th Annual Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association … Continue reading

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State Aeronautics Directors Meet For The Betterment of The Industry

88th Annual NASAO Convention & Trade Show Held In St. Paul by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA – The fall season started on a strong note for the National Association of State … Continue reading

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Amelia Earhart’s Personal Photographer, Albert Bresnik

by Don Winkler Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue It was the opening day at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 1992 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. That meant lots of airplanes and large crowds of people from all over the world. … Continue reading

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The STIHL National Championship Air Races At Pylon 4

by Jay Olson Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 The Genesis Decades have passed since I sat in the lobby of Thunderbird Aviation at Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM) in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and listened to flight instructors gush … Continue reading

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16th Annual Flying Cloud Air Tour

by Kristie Derendinger Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue A rainy week cleared on Saturday morning, September 14th; perfect timing for 30 aircraft from Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM) and surrounding airports to gather in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, … Continue reading

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Fire In The Cockpit

by Chuck Cook Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 Issue This is the story of my inflight fire in the cockpit and crash landing of my 1954 T-28 Trojan, which occurred on August 23, 2018. It is also … Continue reading

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