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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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Royal Air Force Celebrates 100th Anniversary At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force was commemorated with historic aircraft, flyovers, and special programming during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, July 23-29, 2018, at Wittman Regional Airport in … Continue reading

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The American Barnstormers Tour Makes Six Stops In The Upper Midwest

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The American Barnstormers Tour landed its vintage aircraft in five Midwest states in July 2018. Founders Clay Adams and Rob Lock brought as many as 25 pilots and aircraft to Jefferson City, … Continue reading

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$8.00 A Gallon For Fuel? No Way!

Airport Access Panel Briefs EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Attendees On Importance of Fair FBO Pricing & Airport Access Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The fees charged by fixed base operators (FBOs) are an insidious issue that presents a … Continue reading

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Platz Named CEO of Mead & Hunt

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue The national architecture-engineering firm, Mead & Hunt, has announced that Andy Platz is the new chief executive officer (CEO) effective July 1, 2018. Platz will continue as President, and former CEO Raj … Continue reading

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Cirrus Vision Jet Receives Collier Trophy

Published In Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) awarded Cirrus Aircraft the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy June 14, 2018 for designing, certifying and entering into service the Vision Jet; the world’s … Continue reading

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Southern Illinois Airport To Roll Out Red Carpet As Host of AOPA’s Regional Fly-In

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue If you are a pilot living in the Midwest, you won’t want to miss AOPA’s Great Lakes Regional Fly-In to be held October 5 and 6, 2018 at Southern Illinois Airport in … Continue reading

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AOPA’s Carbondale Fly-In Will Be One For The Books!

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue More than 300 miles south of the hustle and bustle of Chicago, lies Carbondale, Illinois. Known for its rolling hills and surrounded by tens of thousands of acres of natural beauty, this … Continue reading

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U.S. Airways Pilot Makes Successful Landing At Madden’s

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue Under the leadership of Steve Guetter, President of the Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA), the organization’s annual safety seminar and fly-in, May 18-20, 2018 at Madden’s Resort on Gull … Continue reading

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South St. Paul Names New Airport Manager

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Minnesota native Andrew Wall has returned home to manage South St. Paul Municipal Airport – Fleming Field. He succeeds Philip Tiedeman who joined the staff at the … Continue reading

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