Archives: Feb/March 2020

Lucy Newell… New Zealand Pilot Working In The Canada Bush

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue While the demand for commercial pilots may be at an all-time high, the Canada fishing lodge company, Wilderness North in Thunder Bay, Ontario, is attracting pilots from as far … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Career Path Leads To A World of Possibilities: A Conversation With Aviation Maintenance Technology Student, Noah Anderson

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue   Northland: Where are you originally from? Noah: I am from East Grand Forks (Minnesota) originally. I went to Sacred Heart School in East Grand Forks, and after graduation, I attended Northland’s … Continue reading

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Wittman Regional Airport To Build New General Aviation Terminal

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Supervisors of the Winnebago County Board have approved three resolutions to move forward with the construction of a new general aviation (GA) terminal at Wittman Regional Airport. The terminal … Continue reading

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IA Mechanic Refresher Seminar

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue Early registration is now open for the annual Wisconsin Department of Transportation Mechanics Refresher and Inspection Authorization (IA) Renewal Seminar. The seminar is scheduled for Saturday, February 22, 2020, at the Holiday … Continue reading

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Meet Corbin Montgomery

Airport Engineering Specialist Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue Corbin Montgomery joined the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) in November 2019. As an airport engineering specialist, Corbin is responsible for managing projects at nine … Continue reading

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Automated Weather Reporting

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue Weather information plays a crucial role during flight planning and in flight. From your local TV meteorologist, to airport-specific observations and forecasts, weather information can … Continue reading

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31st Annual Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame To Be Held At Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue For the first time in the history of the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame, the annual investiture ceremonies will be held at an airport on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at the new … Continue reading

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The Importance of Accurate Runway Condition Reporting To Winter Flying!

by Rick Braunig Manager, Aviation Safety & Enforcement MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 As I’m writing this article, the first snowfalls of the season are coming down and I’ve only started my snow blower for practice. … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airports – Contributing To The State’s Economy The Minnesota Statewide Airport Economic Impact Study

by Julie Carr Aviation Planner MNDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue In 2019, the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Office of Aeronautics conducted a study of the annual economic impacts generated by 126 of Minnesota’s … Continue reading

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Midwest Talent Made Up The Cast At Price County Fly-In & Airshow

by Brittany Lueth (Nielsen) Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue The Price County Fly-In & Airshow in Phillips, Wisconsin, was another hit with the local community and people visiting Phillips over the Fourth of July weekend. Airshow performers … Continue reading

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