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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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Piper Announces New M600 SLS… First GA Aircraft To Be Standard Equipped With HALO™ Safety System & Autoland Capability

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft has announced the next generation M Series aircraft – the M600 SLS, standard equipped with the new HALOTM Safety System – enhancing safety for one … Continue reading

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BPT Mourns Aviation Maintenance “Superstar,” Dave Monti

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 It is with a heavy heart that Bonanza Baron Pilot Training, Inc. (BPT) announces the passing of Jon David (Dave) Monti, BPT Director of Maintenance, on September 27, 2019. Dave Monti was … Continue reading

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Academy College Announces 2019 Sherm Booen Legacy Scholarship Recipient

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – Established in 2016 to celebrate Academy College’s 80th Anniversary, the “Sherm Booen Legacy Scholarship” provides $10,000 for a student pursuing a professional pilot career in honor of aviation … Continue reading

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Northland Community & Technical College Awarded $7 Million National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Grant

Grant to aid in the formation of the National Center for Autonomous Technologies. Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue Northland Community & Technical College, along with five other partner agencies, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) … Continue reading

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D-Day Squadron Makes Appearance At EAA AirVenture

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The D-Day Squadron, having successfully crossed the Atlantic with 15 C-47 and DC-3 aircraft, traveled to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 22-28, 2019 with 10 aircraft, to participate … Continue reading

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Living WWII Tuskegee Fighter Pilot’s Triumph Against Nazis Abroad & Racism At Home

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 issue WASHINGTON, DC – “Colored people aren’t accepted as airline pilots.” The “negro type has not the proper reflexes to make a first-class fighter pilot.” These were the degrading sentiments that faced eighteen-year-old … Continue reading

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Sebring Cancels U.S. Sport Aviation Expo

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue The annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo hosted at Sebring Regional Airport in Sebring, Florida since 2003, has been canceled effective immediately, as announced by the airport authority on May 30. The airport … Continue reading

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Work On MSP’s Long-Term Plan For 2040 Now Underway

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MINN. – This spring the staff at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP) started looking toward the future and have begun work on the long-term planning process for the airport. Creating … Continue reading

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