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AirCamp Success At Chicago-Rockford International Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue ROCKFORD, ILL. – When it was announced that the Blackhawk Council of Boy Scouts of America was holding an “AirCamp” at Chicago – Rockford International Airport, September 28-30, 2018, and they … Continue reading

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CAF Red Tail Squadron Publishes Complete Tuskegee Airmen Pilot Roster Online

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue RED WING, MINN. – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, has published the first-ever, complete, up-to-date and searchable Tuskegee Airmen Pilot Roster available … Continue reading

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A Lindbergh Letter Gets Delivered

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue LITTLE FALLS, MINN. – The late Howard A. Morey of Madison, Wisconsin, was a legend in aviation in Wisconsin, as a longtime fixed base operator; the first manager of Madison Municipal … Continue reading

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Harrison Ford Receives Hoover Trophy

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Pilot, general aviation advocate, and actor, Harrison Ford, received the R.A. ‘Bob’ Hoover Trophy at the third annual reception presented by the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) in Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

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NATA Names New President

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue WASHINGTON, DC – The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) Board of Directors has named Gary Dempsey its new president to succeed Martin (Marty) H. Hiller, who assumed the role of NATAs … Continue reading

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NBAA Aircraft Dispatcher Scholarship Recipient Attends Academy College

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Since 2015, Academy College, located in Bloomington, Minnesota, has donated an Aircraft Dispatcher Course to the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Schedulers & Dispatch Scholarship Program. The scholarship provides the recipient … Continue reading

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Academy College Establishes Preferred Hiring Programs For Pilots & Aircraft Dispatchers

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – Academy College, located in Bloomington, Minnesota, has established Preferred Hiring Agreements with CommutAir/United Express, GoJet Airlines, Cape Air/Nantucket Airlines, and Redwing Aero Company. These programs create opportunities for the … Continue reading

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Nations Unite To Modify Medical Requirements

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Thirty-six nations around the globe have already moved forward and abandoned costly and burdensome bureaucratic red-tape requirements associated with outdated medical certification processes for general aviation pilots. In a September 24, … Continue reading

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Justice Department Involvement In FAA’s Illegal Charter Case Spotlights Consequences For Aircraft Owners

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and its Illegal Charter Task Force are continuing efforts to increase awareness of the dangers posed by illegal activity, and educate aircraft … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 Facts & Figures

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – “A ‘perfect’ event may be unattainable, but AirVenture 2018 came about as close as one could imagine,” said EAA Chairman Jack Pelton, following this year’s event, July 23-29, 2018 … Continue reading

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