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Cirrus Aircraft Unveils Generation 2 Vision Jet

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue DULUTH, MINN. & KNOXVILLE, TENN. – Cirrus Aircraft has announced the launch of their next generation Vision JetTM – ‘G2’ – enhancing performance, comfort and safety for the world’s first single-engine Personal … Continue reading

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WAI Announces 2019 Pioneer Hall of Fame Inductees

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Women in Aviation International (WAI) has selected the 2019 inductees for its International Pioneer Hall of Fame. These women will be honored at the 30th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference during … Continue reading

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GA Pilot Fills Niche In Providing Aircraft Owners With Remote Cell Phone Systems

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue If you have a preheater in your aircraft, you probably have a need for some sort of remote cell phone system you can call to turn it on the night before you … Continue reading

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Writer of Longest-Ever Running Aviation Column In A Mainstream Newspaper Dies At 94

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Aviation columnist, Jack Elliott Schapiro, of Warren, N.J., passed away November 20, 2018 at the age of 94. Known professionally and in the aviation community by his pen name, Jack Elliott, he … Continue reading

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U-2 Spy Plane Memorial Honors Wisconsin Pilot

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue On January 31, 1980, U.S. Air Force pilot, Captain Edward I. Beaumont of Brantwood, Wisconsin, was on a training flight flying the U-2 Spy Plane near Oroville, California. He was in the … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces 2019 Regional Fly-In Locations

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 FREDERICK, MD – In celebration of its 80th Anniversary, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will host three grand, two-day fly-ins for the 2019 season. Returning to two of our favorite fly-in … Continue reading

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64th Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference To Be Held In Green Bay

The Wisconsin Aviation Conference (WAC) will be held in Green Bay, Wis., May 5-7, 2019. Register online at the Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) website: https://wiama.org/events The conference will open again beginning with sporting events and networking opportunities on Sunday, … Continue reading

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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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